Thu 26 September | 12:00PM - 1:00PM | Your desk or portable device

Synopsis

The Registrar of Companies has rejected a significant number of amalgamation applications in recent months, mainly due to a number of common errors being made.

You are invited to join a webinar, specially tailored for lawyers and at a special discounted rate, where two senior solicitors from the Companies Office will address these errors as well as provide practical tips to assist with lodging amalgamation applications.

It will be beneficial for both first-time and veteran users of the Companies Office online amalgamation service.

Registrants are welcome to submit questions in advance, to cpd@adls.org.nz,
by 5pm on Monday 23 September.

Learning outcomes

  • Find out what common errors are made when amalgamation applications are made to the Companies Office – so you can get your application right the first time.
  • Receive practical tips for lodging amalgamation applications online.
  • Gain a better understanding of the journey of your application, and of the Registrar’s role.

Who should attend?

Any legal professional who deals with amalgamations: commercial lawyers, general practitioners, in-house counsel, legal executives, etc. Accountants and company administrators would also benefit from attending.

Presenters

Calantha Juneja
Senior Solicitor
Auckland Legal Team
NZ Companies Office
Market Services, MBIE

Calantha Juneja graduated with an LLB/BA in 2010 from the University of Canterbury. She was admitted to the Bar in July 2011. Her litigation career began at Keegan Alexander where she worked on a wide range of civil and commercial matters. 

Prior to joining the Companies Office legal team, she worked at Meredith Connell in the Insolvency and Recoveries team and also appeared regularly in the District Court and High Court as a Crown Prosecutor in criminal matters. 

Calantha now provides legal advice to the Registrar of Companies and Incorporated Societies and has advised on the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act 2019 and regulations.

David Josland
Senior Solicitor
Auckland Legal Team
NZ Companies Office
Market Services, MBIE