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Oscar van der Laan

LLB / BCom
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Oscar is a member of the Business Advice and Commercial Property Team

Oscar attended the University of Otago completing an LLB and BCom majoring in economics.

He joined Hesketh Henry as a law graduate in January 2021 after previously summer clerking at the firm. 

At Hesketh Henry, Oscar is a member of the business advice and commercial property team.

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Regulators do not “bend” on AML/CFT compliance: Financial Markets Authority v CLSA Premium Limited
Earlier this month, the High Court released its decision in Financial Markets Authority v CLSA Premium New Zealand Limited.
23.09.2021 Posted in AML/CFT & Business Advice & Regulatory
New Fair Trading Act provisions spark need to review small trade contracts
The Fair Trading Amendment Bill received Royal Assent on 16 August 2021 and is now the Fair Trading Amendment Act 2021 (Amendment Act).  The Amendment Act amends the Fair Trading Act 1986 (FTA), with...
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 AML/CFT & Banking and Finance
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...
At first glance: Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (No 3) 2021
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (No 3) (Bill) received royal assent on 24 May 2021
How to break up with a suspected money launderer: High Court Guidance
The High Court has provided guidance on how to end a business relationship with a suspected money launderer.
15.04.2021 Posted in Business Advice & Regulatory
New Investor Test for Overseas Investors
On 22 March 2021, a new investor test will be introduced for all consent applications under the Overseas Investment Act (Act), bar a few residential land exceptions.  This is one of several measures ...
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