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Who is doing what?

There are currently 27,322 registered charities in New Zealand with a combined reported annual income of $16,505 million. What is sometimes overlooked is all the people behind the scenes who make all this happen.  Making sure that everyone who makes these things happen know their responsibilities and obligations is a significant undertaking. It has been reported … Continue reading

Costly failure to disclose trust information to minor beneficiary’s guardian

Beneficiaries of a trust – including a testamentary trust are entitled to information relating to the trust. In the Goodman v Campbell a minor beneficiary’s mother sought appointment as a litigation guardian following an executor’s refusal to provide information about the estate of which her minor son was the sole beneficiary.  The trustee of the … Continue reading