Previous Events

Credit and Collection Seminar - 15th of June, 2018

Laurie Brenssell has an extensive background in Credit Management throughout New Zealand. Since 1987 Laurie has established himself as one of New Zealand’s leading seminar presenters and authority on credit, sales and customer service training.

Laurie is a Fellow of the New Zealand Credit & Finance Institute and has held numerous positions as an executive or chairperson on a number of credit management industry groups. Cancellations received within 3 working days of the training course will result in no refund, however, you may choose someone to attend in your place.

Directors Duties and Phoenix Companies - 12th of July, 2018

This presentation is a great opportunity for insolvency practitioners, solicitors, accountants and anyone working professionally in the credit arena to learn about:

  • What duties are company directors subject to;
  • What are the potential consequences of breaching those duties if a company subsequently goes into a formal insolvency proceeding;
  • What a phoenix company is; and
  • What options are available to insolvency practitioners in the event a phoenix company is set up.
Banned Directors – Prohibition Orders Following Mismanagement and Conviction - 9th of July, 2018

Esther Kim and Jade Young comprise the Director Prohibitions team within the Integrity & Enforcement unit at the Companies Office. Esther and Jade have extensive experience with both Companies Act 1993 and Insolvency Act 2006 legislation. Prior to working at the Companies Office, Esther worked at the Insolvency & Trustee Service administering bankruptcies and liquidations on behalf of the Official Assignee. Jade worked as a solicitor focusing on civil and commercial litigation, including insolvency and contract matters. As such, they can offer authentic experiences and perspectives of the banning process from the perspective of the Registrar of Companies and insolvency practitioners alike.

PPSR seminar - Leon Bowker & Aaron Harlowe - 28th of May, 2018

A blunder in your terms and conditions or in registering your security interest could prove very costly if you haven’t done it right.  This workshop will give you both a legal and insolvency view on how to best protect yourself or your company in what is a very important but quite technical area.

Do you have problems collecting your company’s debts? - 24th of May, 2018

Come along and learn some secrets on how to make it easier and still retain Customer Goodwill.

Laurie Brenssell has an extensive background in Credit Management throughout New Zealand. Since 1987 Laurie has established himself as one of the New Zealand’s leading seminar presenters and authority on credit, sales and customer service training.  Laurie is a Fellow of the New Zealand Credit & Finance Institute and has held numerous positions as an executive or chairperson on a number of credit management industry groups.

“Insolvent Transactions" Update - Lessons from the Recent Supreme Court Case - 21st of May, 2018

Bret Gustafson, counsel for successful liquidator David Petterson, will discuss the Supreme Court’s decision. The case will be of specific interest for directors, insolvency practitioners, and creditors alike because it confirms the test for when a contingent creditor’s claim is a “due debt”.

Joanne Harrison, Ministry of Transport Fraud Investigation - 8th of May, 2018

Lorinda Kelly is a Deloitte Forensic Director. She will provide her insights, following her investigation into the well-publicised Joanne Harrison, Ministry of Transport fraud investigation. Joanne Harrison has been convicted of stealing more than $700,000 between November 2012 and March 2016.