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Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2021

Written by David Alizade PARTNER; Darryl King PARTNER on August 30th, 2021.    

The Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2021 (Amendment Act) was passed on 24 May 2021 and introduces a number of key changes to the Overseas Investment Act 2005 (Act).

Guide to Foreign Investment in New Zealand

Written by Darryl King PARTNER; David Alizade PARTNER on October 25th, 2018.    

A summary of the Overseas Investment Act and overseas investment regulations.

Do you need OIO consent to buy a home?

Written by David Alizade, PARTNER on August 17th, 2018.    

The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (Bill) was passed by Parliament on 15 August 2018 and will come into force in late October 2018.  This note summaries the key changes the Bill makes to the Overseas Investment Act 2005 (Act).


Foreign Investments in New Zealand: An Overview of New Zealand's Overseas Investment Regime

Written by Darryl King, PARTNER on November 14th, 2016.    

New Zealand generally welcomes foreign investment.  The regulation of foreign investment in New Zealand is liberal by international standards.   New Zealand’s inbound investment rules regulate investments in New Zealand significant business assets, certain types of sensitive land (including farm land), and fishing quota. This guide provides an overview of New Zealand’s overseas investment regime. 

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