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Anderson Creagh Lai Limited is a boutique commercial law firm established in 2006. The firm’s focus is driven by partners with strong top-level experience in a wide range of corporate, financial, commercial and cross-border legal issues.

Newly issued shares in investment companies to be treated as managed investment products

The Financial Markets Authority recently introduced legislation which will affect certain unliste... Read More

Warminger Market Manipulation Case Closed

The FMA has announced that its market manipulation case against Mark Warminger is now closed... Read More

Searches by the Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates possible instances of serious or complex fraud... Read More

Investigations by the Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates possible instances of serious or complex fraud... Read More

Searches by the Financial Markets Authority

The FMA investigates possible breaches of New Zealand's financial markets legislation... Read More

Investigations by the Financial Markets Authority

The FMA investigates possible breaches of New Zealand's financial markets legislation... Read More

Searches by the Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission (CC) investigates possible breaches of New Zealand’s consumer protectio... Read More

Investigations by the Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission (CC) investigates possible breaches of New Zealand’s consumer protectio... Read More

New rules for seeking access to court documents

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Penalty Clauses

A Court of Appeal decision has clarified when penalty clauses in contracts are unenforceable... Read More

Changes to Consumer Rights in Banking

Following a review of banking culture, MBIE has released a discussion paper proposing changes... Read More

Changes to the Hobbit Law

A law change is on the way for contractors working in New Zealand’s screen sector... Read More

Implied Terms

A recent decision of the High Court illustrates the role of “implied terms”... Read More

Anderson Creagh Lai congratulates van Leeuwen Group and Merricks on conclusion of their $140 million dairy sector refinancing. We are pleased to have been part of the legal team advising the van Leeuwen Group on its refinancing negotiations and in closing this important transaction.

– Dairy Sector Refinancing