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Proposed changes to insurance contract law - what you need to know
MBIE has released an Options Paper, setting out options being considered for three key areas of insurance contract law.
New Zealand
18 May 2019
Penalty clauses in contracts: New Zealand adopts the disproportionality test
Contracting parties should be mindful of all their interests and avoid clauses which are punitive rather than protective.
New Zealand
17 May 2019
The Mainzeal collapse and what could have been done differently
Article focuses on actions of directors, analysis of their actions in the context of their duties & their subsequent liability.
New Zealand
6 Mar 2019
Directors and officers (D&O) insurance and criminal conduct
One of the main benefits of D&O insurance is the cover for defence costs in civil, criminal and regulatory proceedings.
New Zealand
3 Sep 2018
Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017- implications for insurers
All insurance policy documents should be reviewed and updated by 1 September 2017 to comply with the CCLA. with the CCLA.
New Zealand
31 Aug 2017
Court of Appeal decision confirms that direct payment agreements can provide protection from voidable transactions
A direct agreement empowers the financier to step in and complete the construction project if the developer defaults.
New Zealand
13 Aug 2017
Construction contracts retentions - a new regime from 31 March 2017
This new retention scheme is designed to safeguard retention money in the event of insolvency of the holding party.
New Zealand
23 Mar 2017
Adjudication of disputes under the Construction Contracts Act 2002
The Act establishes a complete process for the adjudication of a dispute between the parties to a construction contract.
New Zealand
27 Feb 2017
The payment claim process under the Construction Contracts Act 2002
The Act allows the parties to the construction contract to agree on express terms for payment of the construction work.
New Zealand
9 Feb 2017
A summary of the Construction Contracts Act 2002
This Act applies to all contracts relating to either commercial or residential construction work in New Zealand.
New Zealand
8 Dec 2016
Another step towards new legislation for trusts
The new Trusts legislation merely aims to restate the existing law, while providing clarity and updating the language.
New Zealand
30 Nov 2016
Successful succession planning for SMEs
The article provides guidance for directors assisting owners, managers and shareholders with succession planning in SMEs.
New Zealand
7 Nov 2016
The Supreme Court decision in Clayton v Clayton – What does this mean for the family trust?
The latest Supreme Court case regarding family trusts is in two decisions in respect of one family, in Clayton v Clayton.
New Zealand
8 Jun 2016
Supreme Court releases decision in Clayton v Clayton - but is it the last word on relationship property and trusts?
The case involved disputes about relationship property matters and the validity of trusts, after a marriage dissolution.
New Zealand
28 Mar 2016
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