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28 September 2020
COVID-19 has exacerbated tensions in pricing. The Official Cash Rate is at a record low with negative rates looming. RBNZ may have delayed its capital adequacy reforms, but uncertainty and risk of borrower default mean that pricing hasn’t dropped and margins remain higher.
23 September 2020
The changing landscape in trust practice has seen a shift towards strengthening beneficiaries’ rights and away from settlor influence while placing increasing demands on trustees.
23 September 2020
The High Court in London has ruled largely in favour of the insured parties in an important COVID-related business interruption insurance test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority.
17 September 2020
The Government has confirmed it will be requiring climate-related financial risk reporting – on a ‘comply or explain’ basis – for listed corporates and major financial institutions.
16 September 2020
One of the most significant trends in trust law in recent times has been the growing awareness amongst beneficiaries of their rights to hold trustees accountable for their actions.
11 September 2020
The Election Survey shows that amongst the business community there is appetite to embrace these challenging times as an opportunity, and usher in policy and legislative change to facilitate economic recovery.
09 September 2020
The Trusts Act 2019 sets out five “mandatory duties” of trustees, which cannot be modified or excluded in any trust, and ten “default duties” which can be modified or excluded by the terms of the trust deed.
02 September 2020
One of the most significant changes to trust law in New Zealand under the new Trusts Act 2019 is in relation to the disclosure of trust information to beneficiaries.
22 September 2020
Chapman Tripp has appointed Pip England as the firm’s new Chief Executive Partner, succeeding Nick Wells.
15 September 2020
Chapman Tripp and Mercury today jointly celebrate New Zealand’s first new retail green bond of 2020, totalling $200 million.
27 August 2020
Read our latest Trends & Insights publication including observations across class actions, litigation funding, climate change-related disputes and the changing environment for access to the courts.
14 August 2020
We meet the requirements of Toitū's carbonreduce® certification programme, having measured our GHG emissions. We are committed to managing and reducing our carbon footprint.
07 August 2020
Today is a significant milestone for Chapman Tripp as the firm unveils its dynamic and refreshed look – a modernised visual identity that better reflects the firm’s vision, strategy and people.
28 July 2020
Ross Pennington has been recognised by KangaNews for his contribution to the development of the Australian and New Zealand debt markets.
01 July 2020
Our equity capital markets team has advised clients on capital raisings totalling over $2.35b since NZX Regulation released its COVID-19 relief package.
26 June 2020
We are proud to have advised NZGIF on its investment to help Wellington’s port decarbonise – the first to benefit from NZGIF’s $100m in investment capital.