How can directors balance their core role of adding value to shareholders’ investments and protecting their position given their personal liability, civil and criminal, they can face? This seminar will examine the issues from litigation funding, restructuring, corporate directorship, and legal perspectives. It will adopt a practical approach that will help you provide robust advice to your clients when dealing with directors breach of duties’ issues whatever side you are representing.
This seminar will include:
By attending this seminar you will gain:
Civil litigators, company/commercial lawyers, in-house, insurance lawyers and general practitioners.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the PowerPoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
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Director, Norling Law, Auckland
Brent has a wealth of experience in resolving commercial disputes efficiently. In recognition of his knowledge of insolvency law, Brent is an author of Heath and Whale on Insolvency for LexisNexis. He has also authored the Insolvency Precedents for Thomson Reuters. These precedents may be utilised by other New Zealand professionals such as other lawyers, insolvency practitioners and accountants. Brent has acted as counsel in Court in regard to various proceedings, including pursuit of directors for breaches of duties, transactions that defraud creditors, voidable/undervalue transactions, overdrawn current accounts, review of liquidators’ decisions, pooling of related companies, securities, vesting property and miscellaneous debt recovery. In 2019, he led Norling Law to be recognised as one of New Zealand’s most innovative Law Firms.
Director, Stiassny + Co, Auckland
Michael has widespread experience in all matters financial. He has a 40 year strong background in financial consultancy and is a prominent strategic advisor. Michael is a leading corporate governance practitioner and advocate for sustainability practices. He is currently Chairman of Tower Limited and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa Ltd, and a director and chair of a number of other companies. Michael is a past president of The Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc.) and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (retired).
If written notice of cancellation of a registration arrives before the day of the seminar we will refund the registration fee, less an administration fee of $40. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute - to correctly assign CPD credit, CLE must be notified in advance. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to cancel or reschedule seminars if necessary.