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News - Mortlock McCormack Law | Corporate and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
News - Mortlock McCormack Law | Corporate and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand
News - Mortlock McCormack Law | Corporate and Commercial Law | Christchurch, New Zealand

New Staff Welcome

September 2018 Michaela McGrath, Legal Secretary, is welcomed back to MML after doing her big OE. Michaela is working with Hamish Douch, Chris Egden and Justine Bateman. Catherine Quigley, Office Manager, has joined MML to cover for Sarah Wenborn’s parental ...
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Staff Farewell

September 2018 Kate Boreham has sadly left MML. Kate is taking the next step in her administration career, and has secured a new secretarial role. ...
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Congratulations

September 2018 Elaine von Rhenen (nee Fourie) married Andre on a beautiful day in Tekapo on 15 July. Sarah Fitzgerald and Todd Hartley welcomed Charlotte Helen Hartley on 26 July. Sarah Wenborn and Matt welcomed Winnie May Wenborn on 24 July. ...
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Constitutions for Small Businesses

September 2018

Hamish Douch

In today’s business environment, the main form of trading entity for a small business is a limited liability company. There are numerous advantages of doing business through a limited liability company. For example, a company is a separate legal ...
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Parking Tickets

September 2018

Joshua Hitchcock

It is fair to say that some parking companies have become notorious, in post-earthquake Christchurch, for the excessive fees they hand out for a breach, up to $65. Unfortunately most people simply pay the fine and get on with it, not wanting to ...
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Common Reporting Standards

September 2018

Sarah Manning

New Zealand has recently adopted what is known as the ‘Common Reporting Standard’ (CRS). The CRS was developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) to assist with the detection and deterrence of offshore tax ...
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MML’S Client Function – May 2018

September 2018

Sue McCormack

In May, we held a client function at Bangalore Polo Club at The Terrace.  It was great to catch up with some of our clients out of the office and to celebrate the opening of Christchurch’s newest hospitality offering at The Terrace.  Antony ...
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Enduring Powers of Attorney

September 2018

Margaret Mary De Goldi

In our last newsletter, we reminded you about the importance of having a Will that always reflects your current position and wishes. Now we turn to Enduring Powers of Attorney – where you get to choose the people you trust to make decisions on ...
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Contracting out of the Property (Relationships) Act

September 2018

Susan Lyall

Do you own a home? Are you living in that home with your partner or spouse? Has your relationship lasted 3 years or more?   If you answered yes to these questions, then your home is the family home under the Property (Relationships) Act ...
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Trusts – New Common Reporting Standards

June 2018 From 30 June 2018 your trust may be required to be registered with the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) in order to comply with the new Common Reporting Standards (CRS). Under the CRS, trusts with 'foreign' or 'investment' elements are required to be ...
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