Litigation support

Baker Tilly Staples Rodway has a team of capable senior professionals with expertise in litigation and dispute resolution services. We are well aware of the benefits that a balanced, well considered opinion can contribute to early resolution of a dispute. We are equally aware of the need for litigants to have an early understanding of key weaknesses in loss assessments.

Our experts receive regular instruction from litigators to provide economic loss assessments and expert opinion on other commercial matters subject to litigation or dispute. They have appeared as expert financial witness before the courts and other dispute resolution forums for matters in dispute such as:

  • Economic loss arising from breach of contract
  • Business, share and intangible asset valuations for use in disputes involving misrepresentation in an M&A environment and prejudiced shareholder claims
  • Employment disputes
  • Relationship property valuations
  • Public Works Act 1981 compensation
  • Financial reporting and application of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Professional liability (taxation, audit and compliance accounting)
  • Director liability
  • Reckless trading
  • Business interruption claims
  • Asset tracing
  • Forensic accounting and fraud investigations
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16 Oct 2019

Lentune Software Solutions

Jono Bonifant, CEO of Lentune Software Solutions leads an agile Christchurch team of problem solvers...

24 Sep 2019

Philanthropy – the history, challenges and opportunities

“Philanthropy is the act of giving financial resources to a cause that is intended to improve general...

18 Sep 2019

Commercial property: not for the faint-hearted

With the official cash rate at record lows, residential growth sluggish and eighty per cent of 2019’s...

18 Sep 2019

Property as part of a diversified portfolio

Unless you have only invested in term deposits, you have probably had some experience or knowledge that...

18 Sep 2019

Signature Homes: Building a winning business

Geoff Mockett and Dustine Palmer have learnt several lessons from their many years in business, but the...

18 Sep 2019

Residential rental losses now restricted

As forewarned in our previous tax publications, the government has now passed the law which will restrict...

18 Sep 2019

Ask an expert: GST & property

GST is a fantastic tax. In most situations, it is easy to comply with, it raises a lot of revenue, and...

18 Sep 2019

Tax pitfalls: Airbnb, boarders and short-stays

With tightening rules on residential tenancies, people making greater use of flatmates and boarders to...

18 Sep 2019

Microsoft Project: Simple tips for newbies

Are you struggling to get your head around Microsoft Project? Working with Microsoft Project myself and...

18 Sep 2019

It's official: The new Trusts Act 2019

The long-awaited Trusts Bill has now received Royal Assent (30 July 2019), meaning the Trusts Act 2019...

18 Sep 2019

Non-resident directors' fees & withholding

Many New Zealand companies have non-resident directors, and the taxation of payments to these directors...

18 Sep 2019

Incorporated societies: Change is on its way

1908 was a great year for New Zealand. The first passengers travelled by train on the North Island main...

18 Sep 2019

Hannah Mellsop: Real Rad Food

Hannah Mellsop, a Mount Maunganui local, began making raw treats and sharing her passion for plant-based...

17 Sep 2019

Major employment law changes introduced

You may have heard about these changes before, but as an employer, you cannot simply ignore!  We strongly...

17 Sep 2019

Payroll – don’t you just love it?!

It’s probably no surprise to hear that those responsible for your companies Payroll are pulling their...

17 Sep 2019

Collective Bargaining & Union Rights

The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 has become law and many of the changes introduced relate...

12 Sep 2019

Property Investment: the fundamentals

As accountants, we are often asked by clients whether they should invest in property. Over the last two...

09 Aug 2019

Tax Talk Bites | August 2019

In tax talk bites, we briefly comment on items of interest to readers.

18 Jul 2019

A step back in time

1908 was a great year for New Zealand. The first passengers travelled by train on the North Island main...

12 Jul 2019

The rise of the digital colleague?

Experts are calling the soaring advancement of technology an Industrial Revolution and understanding...

12 Jul 2019

Ask an expert

How can I fix an error in my tax return? Can I just amend it in my next tax return?

12 Jul 2019

The bridge to retirement

As your golden years get closer, do you have a financial plan for how to bridge the gap between what...

12 Jul 2019

Employment law changes

There have been recent amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000, as of 6 May 2019. The two most...

12 Jul 2019

Three-way budgeting

Ever wonder why your business is making a profit but never has any cash? It’s a question we as accountants...

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