- Support for business
- Financial markets regulation
- Competition regulation and policy
- Regulating entities
- Standards and conformance
- Trade and tariffs
- Haka Ka Mate Attribution Act guidelines
- Geographical indications
- Plant variety rights
- Integrated circuit design protection
- Intellectual property enforcement
- Mātauranga and Taonga Māori and the Intellectual Property System
- Disclosure of origin requirements in the patents regime
- Proposed Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill
- The Trans-Tasman patent attorney registration regime
This section relates to the laws on how entities, including companies, incorporated societies, building societies and limited partnerships, are created, administered and wound up.
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Incorporated Societies Act review
This page provides information about the review of the Incorporated Societies Act 1908.
Our work with the PCO
We are working with the Parliamentary Counsel Office (PCO) to revise Acts and make them more accessible, readable and easier to understand.
Financial Reporting Act 2013
A review of the financial reporting framework led to the Financial Reporting Act 2013 which sets reporting requirements for businesses and registered charities.
Insolvency Review Working Group
The Insolvency Review Working Group was a panel of experts set up in November 2015 to examine aspects of corporate insolvency law.
Supporting the integrity of the corporate governance system
The corporate governance system provides the legal infrastructure for the operation of businesses, not-for-profit entities and civil society organisations.
Changes to the Takeovers Code
The Takeovers Code aims to ensure transparency and equitable processes for control-change transactions in the shares of companies it covers.
Historic reform of corporate law
This section covers historic reform of legislation supporting the integrity of the corporate system.
Mandatory climate-related disclosures
The Government has introduced legislation to make climate-related disclosures mandatory for some organisations. The requirement would apply to publicly listed companies and large insurers, banks, non-bank deposit takers and investment managers.