Mayne Wetherell has produced a guide to doing business in New Zealand to provide overseas investors, and their advisers, with information about investing here.
The guide summarises inbound investment, immigration, investment structures, financial services regulation, tax, securities, takeovers, intellectual property, employment, land law, and trade practices.
Useful links to market events and commentary.
Business New Zealand criticises government’s new oil and gas exploration policy.
Ending new exploration permits for offshore oil and gas deposits uses the wrong tool for the right target, says the BusinessNZ Energy Council, a sub-group of Business New Zealand, the country's peak business lobby group.
FMA research: Investors provide valuable insights for issuers.
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published research showing that investors saw the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) as an improvement on previous offer documents. Investors said that they find the PDS useful, however, even those who are experienced with investments struggle with some aspects of the document.