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Supreme Court Raises The Stakes For Directors Of Distressed Businesses

Monday, 28 September 2020, 1:12 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

The Supreme Court last Thursday released its long awaited decision on directors duties engaged on a company’s insolvency – Debut Homes Limited (in liquidation) v Cooper [2020] NZSC 100. The decision has profound implications for directors confronted ... More >>

Top Tier Firm Advises On MediaWorks Strategic Sale

Monday, 7 September 2020, 12:23 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Leading law firm, MinterEllisonRuddWatts advised MediaWorks on its sale agreement to sell MediaWorks TV to Discovery Inc (Discovery), a global leader of ‘real-life’ entertainment. MediaWorks is New Zealand’s largest independent commercial broadcaster, ... More >>

New Zealand Pathology Business To Be Acquired By NZ Super And Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 11:49 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Healthscope has agreed to the sale of its New Zealand pathology business, Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG), to New Zealand Superannuation Fund and the Canadian Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP), each taking a 50 per cent share. The sale is valued ... More >>

MinterEllisonRuddWatts Moves To New PwC Tower, Commercial Bay

Monday, 3 August 2020, 12:50 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Leading law firm, MinterEllisonRuddWatts relocates its Auckland office to a new purpose-built work space in the PwC Tower at Commercial Bay today. The firm’s Auckland office, comprising 245 people, occupies three and a half floors of the new PwC Tower, ... More >>

Leading Law Firm Named As An Employer Of Choice

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 10:09 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Leading law firm, MinterEllisonRuddWatts has been named as a top workplace in the NZ Lawyer Employer of Choice 2020 list. The list recognises workplaces leading the way with policies, programs and initiatives that engage staff in 11 areas including ... More >>

Rise Of The Discretionary Beneficiary?

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 10:08 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

In our previous alert on the incoming Trusts Act 2019, we explained how the new Act would provide clarity on the rights of discretionary beneficiaries. The High Court has now provided further clarity on beneficiaries’ rights in New Zealand ... More >>

New Trusts Act: Trust Game Changer

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 11:32 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Overlaid on these tragic and worrying times of COVID 19, where many are reflecting on their existing Trusts and dispositions, is a new Trusts Act which will impose new obligations on trustees, settlors and beneficiaries and affect how Trusts operate. ... More >>

MinterEllisonRuddWatts Named As New Zealand Law Firm Of The Year By Chambers

Monday, 20 April 2020, 2:13 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Leading law firm, MinterEllisonRuddWatts, has been named New Zealand Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2020 - it’s the second time the firm has held the prestigious award in four years. Andrew Poole, Chief Executive of MinterEllisonRuddWatts ... More >>

Will Latest COVID-19 Tax Changes Reignite M&A Transactions?

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 4:46 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

While targeted as relief for small and medium-sized enterprises adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, new tax measures announced today by the Government apply more broadly and may have significant implications for M&A transactions. ... More >>

Iwi-owned Go Bus To Be Acquired By Leading Australian Transport Operator

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 9:11 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation and Tainui Group Holdings have agreed to the sale of public transport company, Go Bus, to Melbourne-based industry operator, Kinetic. Go Bus is one of New Zealand’s largest public transport operators with operations ... More >>

Stacey Shortall Named Social Mobility Lawyer Of The Year For Asia-Pacific

Friday, 6 March 2020, 4:59 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Congratulations to Partner Stacey Shortall , named Social Mobility Lawyer of the Year at the inaugural Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards: Asia-Pacific 2020 announced in Mumbai, India last night. The Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards ... More >>

A positive, but cautious outlook for M&A activity in 2020

Friday, 31 January 2020, 2:49 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

After recent surges in activity in 2018 and 2019, New Zealand’s M&A activity is expected to slow down in 2020, with processes taking longer, and some deals failing to complete. More >>

International recognition for diversity changemaker

Friday, 17 January 2020, 11:10 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Congratulations to Partner Stacey Shortall , named as a finalist in the inaugural Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards: Asia-Pacific 2020. More >>

Stacey Shortall semi-finalist for New Zealander of the Year

Monday, 16 December 2019, 3:44 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Ten New Zealander’s who are prepared to go the extra mile for their communities have been named as semi-finalists in the 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year - and MinterEllisonRuddWatts Partner Stacey Shortall is one of them. More >>

Sustainability takes flight at Air NZ, Top 200 awards

Friday, 6 December 2019, 10:04 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Congratulations to Air New Zealand on being presented the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Sustainable Business Leadership award at last night’s Deloitte Top 200 Awards. More >>

MMC to acquire Aegis from ASB

Friday, 11 October 2019, 9:56 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Investment administration specialist MMC is set to acquire ASB’s private wealth administration and custody business after signing a sale and purchase agreement with ASB yesterday. More >>

New AI legaltech product launched in New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 12:09 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

McCarthyFinch and MinterEllisonRuddWatts announce authorDOCS Business Edition - an artificial intelligence (AI) powered legaltech tool delivering faster contract drafting and review. More >>

No development powers yet for new super housing agency

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 4:35 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

The Kāinga Ora-Homes and Communities Bill introduced today integrates three housing entities into one - Kāinga Ora-Homes and Communities. It is the first step towards a super government agency with urban development powers. More >>

Tip Top deal signed with advice from top law firm

Monday, 13 May 2019, 12:50 pm | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

International dairy giant, Fonterra’s Tip Top ice-cream business will be acquired by global ice cream business Froneri through its Australian ice-cream subsidiary, Peter’s Ice Cream, after the key transaction documents were signed today. More >>

State of Environment report highlights need for better data

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 11:26 am | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

The Resource Management Law Association (RMLA) welcomes the comprehensive report on the state of the environment released by the Ministry for the Environment today. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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