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Legal Obligations in a Commercial Lease

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 5:07 pm | MSI Global Alliance

You own a business and you are about to enter a lease for your new premises. You have decided to save your money and not employ the services of your solicitor cousin Barry to handle the negotiations for the lease. You employed a solicitor the last ... More >>

Is Capital Gains Tax coming to NZ?

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 5:23 pm | MSI Global Alliance

Recently, the tax Working Group led by the former Minister of Finance in the previous Labour Government – Sir Michael Cullen, released their much awaited recommendations. While there is a long road to be travelled before the recommendations become law, ... More >>

Benefits of Businesses using the Cloud

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 5:20 pm | MSI Global Alliance

Cloud technology – we’ve all heard of it by now. From software programs like Dropbox and Google Drive , to critical data backup tools, the business world has embraced off-site storage in the cloud in nearly every function possible. That being ... More >>

9 Key Success Strategies to really drive your performance

Monday, 28 August 2017, 5:21 pm | MSI Global Alliance

Unless last year was your best year ever and cant be bettered, we challenge you to disrupt your business (before someone else does). Even if your performance was pretty good, I imagine like most businesses, you could do much better on a number ... More >>

Changes to Foreign Trust Disclosures in NZ

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 5:27 pm | MSI Global Alliance

Late last year there was a media storm as a result of information uncovered in the release of the ‘Panama Papers’ from a Panamanian law firm. The release of this information brought into the spotlight the ability to use New Zealand’s trust regime ... More >>

Crowd-Sourced Equity Funding is Coming to Australia

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 10:17 am | MSI Global Alliance

Crowd funding has been successful for enterprises trying to raise funds though what is effectively pre-selling products or donations through sites such as “Kickstarter”. More >>

Changes to who can be a director of a NZ Company are coming

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 3:20 pm | MSI Global Alliance

Legislation has been passed to alter the residency requirements of directors of New Zealand Companies. From 1 May 2015, any company incorporated in New Zealand is required to have at least one director who lives in New Zealand. More >>

MSI Global Alliance Preparing for an audit - tips

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 2:47 pm | MSI Global Alliance

In order for an audit to run smoothly it is essential for all parties to plan adequately. There are 5 areas a CFO should consider when preparing for an audit: More >>

NZ Fair Trading Act amended – unsubstantiated representation

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 2:51 pm | MSI Global Alliance

In the intensely competitive marketplace of today, businesses are forever looking for new and innovative ways to promote their goods and services to an increasingly discerning public. More >>

Foreign direct investment in New Zealand farm land

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 2:36 pm | MSI Global Alliance

With current favourable commodity prices and global food security issues there is strong interest from foreign investors purchasing an interest in New Zealand farm land. This is particularly prevalent with dairy farms which New Zealand is well known ... More >>

Crowdfunding is coming to New Zealand

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 2:30 pm | MSI Global Alliance

In late February 2014, Commerce Minister Craig Foss announced that cabinet has approved amendments to the Financial Markets Conduct Act to allow crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending. “ New Zealand will lead the Asia Pacific region in the development of ... More >>

Predictions for the Australian and NZ economies in 2014

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 2:27 pm | MSI Global Alliance

Whether you are running a business, are an investor or an employee, 2014 will bring its opportunities and challenges. What better time than now to take stock of your current circumstances and consider your plans for the year or years ahead. More >>

Survey Identifies Australia’s Most Visible Brands

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 1:28 pm | MSI Global Alliance

Coke, Myer, Coles, CBA, Qantas, Specsavers clear-cut ‘most visible’ brands in their categories. More >>