6.08.2014. New Zealand Companies Amendment Bill passes into law

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Important changes coming into effect according The Companies and Limited Partnerships Amendment Bill will require:

  1. All New Zealand registered companies and limited partnerships to have a director or general partner who lives in New Zealand.
  2. All directors to provide their place of birth and date of birth.
  3. All companies to supply their ultimate holding company details (if applicable).

The Acts will also enhance the powers of the Registrar of Companies to investigate non-compliance by companies and limited partnerships.