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Mainzeal judgment highlights directors’ liability

Prior to its failure in 2013, Mainzeal Property and Construction Limited (Mainzeal) was one of the largest players in New Zealand’s construction industry. When Mainzeal was put into liquidation in February 2013, it owed $110m to its unsecured creditors.

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Fighting organised crime and money laundering

The Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill has just passed its third reading. The Bill forms part of a Government programme aimed at preventing calculated, serious crimes for profit. Find out what this could mean for you and your business.

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Franchise Agreements

Franchising is a business model in which one business (the franchisor) allows a separately owned business (the franchisee) to use their systems, brand name and other intellectual property rights in return for royalties and other considerations.

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