ANALYSIS: Councils may have legal opinions absolving them of Local Government Act breach, but that doesn’t mean their business borrowing practices are good for ratepayers.
ANALYSIS: With two huge blows for the cryptocurrency industry this month, the once-hot sector faces a colder reality.
ANALYSIS: The brief but extraordinary exit statement from independent director Abby Foote is a sign something is seriously off at New Zealand’s second largest fishing company.
ANALYSIS: A Kiwi delegation has returned from Ireland enraptured with its inward investment success, but adapting the prescription for New Zealand is not as easy as it sounds.
ANALYSIS: Simplicity’s new Homes & Income Fund is laudable in housing affordability goals and vague on potential returns for investors.
ANALYSIS: If giant offshore windfarms require price support mechanisms to be viable, the incoming Government will not be keen.
ANALYSIS: As a dispute over potential liability for bursting pipes in Australia escalates, there are still big holes in each side’s arguments.
ANALYSIS: It’s time our courts and lawyers paid more attention to understanding events beyond our shores.
ANALYSIS: Regulatory documents released under the Official Information Act point to a lack of investigative vigour.
ANALYSIS: Comprehensive not guilty verdicts on fraud charges may be seen as a vindication of the insurer’s management and a condemnation of the RBNZ. Not so fast.