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Neil McKegg

Neil McKeggRecently Neil McKegg, one of the men who lent his name to the firm, died. Philip Wells remembers his longtime colleague and friend in an article here.

By Philip Wells - 8 Nov 2011

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Companies Act updates

Companies Act updates

Following on from an earlier blog, the Government has now introduced the Companies and Limited Partnerships Amendment Bill 2011 to Parliament to tighten the rules and requirements around company directors and the company registration process.

By Melissa Higham - 17 Oct 2011

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Breaching Copyright through File Sharing

Breaching Copyright through File Sharing

The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act came into force on 1 September 2011. The revised legislation gives copyright owners a "special regime for taking enforcement action against people who infringe copyright through file sharing".

By - 12 Oct 2011

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Simplified financial reporting for SMEs

Simplified financial reporting for SMEs

The Commerce Minister, Simon Power, has announced proposals to simplify the financial reporting framework of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). The change will be available to companies that do not meet the definition of a "large" company. A "large company" has annual revenue of more than $30 million or assets of more than $60 million - if it doesn't meet either of those criteria then it is not "large".

By Melissa Higham - 10 Oct 2011

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New investor migration policy

New investor migration policy

New Zealand Immigration has recently announced new investor migration policies, effective 25 July 2011.

By Claire Barron - 6 Oct 2011

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Protect your brand from .xxx

Protect your brand from .xxx

Internet domain names (or websites) are regulated by a body called ICANN. Earlier this year ICANN agreed with ICM Registry to create a new type of domain name, ".xxx." The new domain is intended to be a clearly labeled place for adult entertainment.

By Mike Worsnop - 4 Oct 2011

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Is your Family Trust really safe?

Is your Family Trust really safe?

Your Family Trust may be vulnerable to the tax man

By Catherine Atchison - 15 Sep 2011

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Child Support Overhaul

Child Support Overhaul

An overhaul of Child Support legislation is due to be introduced in the next few months.

By Tara Hurley - 14 Sep 2011

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The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act

The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act

In November last year we reported that The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill was at Select Committee stage. That Bill was passed into law in April and comes into force on 1 September 2011.

By Mike Worsnop - 31 Aug 2011 - 3 comments

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To gift or not to gift

To gift or not to gift

On 1 October 2011 gift duty will be abolished

By Tara Hurley - 25 Aug 2011

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