Banking & Finance

Banking and finance lawyers for practical real-world solutions

Hesketh Henry has a long history of assisting banks and financial services companies save time and money. Our expertise extends to assisting with matters related to the Personal Property Securities Act and the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act. We have the expertise to provide advice on all types of lending transactions, securities, receiverships and liquidations, and banking and finance litigation.

We also advise business and corporate borrowers on all aspects of banking and finance law, including refinancing requirements and raising capital to fund growth and other business goals. We have considerable experience in establishing equity schemes to incentivise management who wish to buy into a business.

Place us on your short list of banking and finance law firms; we’ve been assisting New Zealand’s financial services sector since 1865 and are known for our practical, real-world solutions.

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Examples of work completed by our team include:

  • Compliance advice for finance companies including Financial Service Providers registration and establishing AML/CFT programmes;
  • Advising borrowers in relation to funding facilities and associated lender compliance and security requirements;
  • Providing advice to clients on all other aspects of their business lending;
  • Acted on a number of finance projects in relation to development projects;
  • Acting for “second tier” banks and various finance companies in relation to construction finance and residential lending, including drafting and updating all loan facility documents including security and guarantee documents, attending on the drawdown of the progressive payments; and
  • Assisting with the finance requirements for a 210 unit apartment development including reviewing lending facilities in preparation for settlement.
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AML/CFT guidance with the High Court’s decision in Reserve Bank of New Zealand and TSB Bank Limited
On 31 August 2021, the High Court of Wellington released its decision on the Reserve Bank of New Zealand v TSB Bank Limited.
09.09.2021 Posted in Business Advice & Regulatory
COVID-19 AML/CFT Guidance and Annual Report Extension
In a recent statement by the Financial Markets Authority, the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (together, the Supervisors), it was agreed that the submission da...
31.08.2021 Posted in Business Advice & COVID-19 & Regulatory
Money stack
COVID-19: Business Finance Guarantee Scheme – loan applications now open
Businesses can now start applying to their banks for loans under the $6.25 billion Business Finance Guarantee Scheme (“BFGS”), set up to support small and medium-sized businesses during the COVID-...
03.04.2020 Posted in Business Advice & COVID-19
COVID-19: Business Finance Guarantee Scheme
The Government, retail banks and the Reserve Bank recently announced a major financial support package for businesses affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. The package includes a $6.25 billion...
30.03.2020 Posted in Business Advice & COVID-19
The PPSR Files: Diarise your expiry dates!
Late last year, the Personal Property Securities Register (“PPSR”) upgraded its interface to a more user-friendly platform. However, some things have not changed. You will still not be notified by...
10.04.2019 Posted in Business Advice
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