Where is the line between lavish but legitimate corporate hospitality, and kickbacks for contracts?
Construction/Roading contractor relationships were corrupt New Zealand’s highest profile corruption case in recent times concluded in early 2017 with a 5-year prison sentence for the recipient of the lavish gifts and hospitality, a senior manager at local Council-owned Auckland Transport,
New Zealand updates anti-corruption laws
April 2016: First published in the International Bar Association, Anti-corruption journal. Gary Hughes, Barrister, IBA Anti-Corruption Division, NZ Country Officer. New Zealand is often held up internationally as a beacon of low corruption, with generally high standards of governance, public institutions,
Attempts to deregister overseas financial service providers run ..
Attempts to de-register overseas financial service providers run into confusion Two decisions of the High Court towards the end of 2015 delivered conflicting results on the ability of New Zealand’s main financial regulator, the Financial Markets Authority (“FMA”) to bring