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Books

Good introductory text for Commercial Law.

Commentary

Guidance notes, commentary, checklists, precedents, forms, cases and legislation.

Databases

Lexis Advance is an innovative online research platform that contains New Zealand and international legislation, case law and secondary material. Use the Lexis.com link on the Lexis Advance  home screen to locate material not available on the New Zealand platform.
Westlaw New Zealand allows you to view relevant cases, commentary and authorised reports in a single search.
New Zealand legal sources including New Zealand Statutes, case law and journals, legislation and commentary to precedents and news, as well as tax information. If the One Pass box appears while you are signing in, please click on the link "IP users click here to log in". This platform is soon to be decommissioned. Please see Westlaw New Zealand for the latest content

Dictionaries

Encyclopedias

The Laws of New Zealand is an encyclopaedic work, updated quarterly, which reflects the need to have a New Zealand equivalent to Halsbury's Laws of England. Provides a reliable statement of the whole of the law of New Zealand – statutory, regulatory and judicial. It is a comprehensive source of primary comment required by both practitioners and academics.

Journals

Coverage of substantive material from 1986 available through Westlaw International. Search the directory for company lawyer.

Law Reports

Statutes

Westlaw NZ: Companies and Securities Law

Websites

The purpose of the Centre is to undertake and promote research on corporate law, corporate governance and securities regulation and to provide a focal point for those working in these areas.
The Financial Markets Authority enforces securities, financial reporting, and company law as they apply to financial services and securities markets. The FMA supercedes the Securities Commission of New Zealand.
The Companies Office is the government agency responsible for the administration of corporate body registers in New Zealand, including the Companies Register.
This site provides information about the Takeovers Act 1993, the Takeovers Code and the Takeovers Panel.
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