Latest 'Succession Planning & Trusts' posts

Review of Property (Relationships) Act 1976

Thursday 3, November 2016

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 is legislation which regulates the rights of couples to property owned by them and especially … Continue reading →

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Trusts and Legal Structures by Chris Spargo

Thursday 4, August 2016

On 22 June, I spoke at the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Growers competition at Mills Reef Winery.  This was … Continue reading →

Planning ahead reaffirms farming future

Wednesday 1, June 2016

Ian Blackman’s article in the Coast & Country regarding planning for the future http://www.coastandcountrynews.co.nz/news/cc_1386-planning-ahead-reaffirms-farming-future.html

Farm Succession – The elephant in the room

Thursday 10, March 2016

Ian Blackman, along with eight other rural professionals from around the country, was part of a roundtable discussion on succession, instigated by … Continue reading →

Farm succession best done in company

Friday 7, August 2015

Ian Blackman spoke at a recent Beef + Lamb NZ seminar on farm succession in Gore.  Read this article published in the … Continue reading →

Farmers advised on succession planning

Friday 7, August 2015

Ian Blackman recently spoke to farmers in Gore as part of Beef and Lamb New Zealand’s winter seminars. See the … Continue reading →

Risk Management

Friday 31, July 2015

Have you thought about what would happen to your farm business and family if you die or become incapacitated?  Would … Continue reading →

We can help you with farm succession

Wednesday 29, July 2015

An interesting article outlining the need to get the right advice: http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/agribusiness/63627990/Farmers-reveal-succession-problems

BlackmanSpargo welcomes two new Directors

Wednesday 1, April 2015

BlackmanSpargo Rural Law Limited welcomes both Sandy Van Den Heuvel and Rachel Petterson to the firm as Directors and shareholders. … Continue reading →

Point of View – Ian Blackman from BlackmanSpargo

Tuesday 3, February 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0nV4eXb4u4&list=PL6IwLhK0NO7cyev8wBaMO_1-tV86WkB5R