PPSA Pointer – Update Debtor's Name Change or Lose Priority
For a secured party to retain the priority of their registration on the Personal Property
Securities Register (PPSR), they must keep their financing statement up to date with
all the information that they are aware of, including a change of the debtor's name.
Sarah Gibbs reports.
Reasons must add up
A recent Employment Court decision has confirmed that the
Court and the Employment Relations Authority must enquire
into an employer’s business reasoning when a redundancy is
Roberts provides an insight.
Overseas Investment Update
for Australian Investors
From 1 March 2013, the consent threshold for an investment in
significant business assts will be adjusted for Australian
investors. New Zealand’s Overseas Investment Act 2005
requires that overseas investors obtain consent from the
Overseas Investment Office before making any investment in
“significant business assets”, “sensitive land” or “fishing
quota” in New Zealand.
Obligations of New Zealand
Entities under FATCA
From 1 January 2014, New Zealand entities will be required to
comply with obligations under the US Foreign Account Tax
Compliance Act. FATCA was enacted for
the purpose of preventing and detecting US tax evasion and
improving taxpayer compliance. Specifically, FATCA aims to
prevent US nationals from evading US tax by using foreign
subsidiaries or foreign financial institutions to shield
their worldwide income.
reviews the situation
Grey areas in advertising – navigating the risk
Advertising plays an important role in developing your brand and raising your profile. Hence it is imperative that you know the risks and have a compliance procedure to address them. Otherwise you may find that your campaign could backfire on you.
Hesketh Henry's Julika Wahlmann provides an overview. [Read more...]