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Associate Professor Lindsay Trotman LLM Cant.

Associate Professor

School of Accountancy

His principal research interests are in the area of corporate law and misleading or deceptive conduct.  He has contributed to a number of company law publications in New Zealand and Australia and authored a book on misrepresentation and the Fair Trading Act and co-authored a book on misleading or deceptive conduct. He is the honorary solicitor for various national and regional charitable organisations.

Lindsay is an associate professor in the School.  Lindsay’s principal teaching responsibilities are in company law and personal property securities law.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 (06) 3569099 ext 83940
    Location: SSTE 2.46, Social Science Tower Extension
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Master of Laws - University of Canterbury (1987)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Misleading or deceptive conduct.

Company Law.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Commercial and Contract Law (180105): Corporations and Associations Law (180109): Law (180100): Law And Legal Studies (180000)

Keywords

Corporate Law,  Misleading or deceptive conduct

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Trotman, LGS., & Berkahn, M. (2017). Liability of corporate representatives for misleading or deceptive conduct revisited. New Zealand Universities Law Review. 27(3), 552-568 Retrieved from http://global.oup.com/?cc=nz
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LGS., & Berkahn, M. (2017). Thirty years on: The pearl anniversary of New Zealand's fair trading and commerce acts. Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law. 25(2), 169-176 Retrieved from http://legal.thomsonreuters.com.au/
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.Edited by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LGS., & Berkahn, M. (2017). Of headlines, qualifiers and a chorus of discontent.. Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law. 23(2), 139-148 Retrieved from http://www.thomsonreuters.com.au/
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.Edited by: Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGS. (2016). Two issues in misleading or deceptive conduct. New Zealand Universities Law Review. 27(1), 145-161 Retrieved from http://www.nzulr.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGS. (2015). Of headlines, qualifiers and a chorus of discontent. Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law. 23(2), 139-148 Retrieved from http://thomsonreuters.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, M., & Trotman, LGS. (2014). Misleading or deceptive conduct after Red Eagle - clearing up the confusion. Otago Law Review. 13(2), 333-350
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, L. (2014). Unconscionability and Consumer Law Reform in New Zealand.. Competition & Consumer Law Journal. 21(3), 248-263 Retrieved from http://www.lexisnexis.com.au/en-au/products/competition-and-consumer-law-journal.page
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, M., & Trotman, LG. (2013). Progress with New Zealand's consumer law reform. Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law. 21(3), 228-236 Retrieved from http://sites.thomsonreuters.com.au/journals/2013/09/10/australian-journal-of-competition-and-consumer-law-update-september-2013/
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Wilson, D. (2011). New Zealand Considers Consumer Law Reform. Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law. 19(4), 305-311 Retrieved from http://thomsonreuters.com.au/
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, L., & Wilson, D. (2011). New Zealand's highest court considers taking advantage of market power to deter competition. Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law. 19(1), 76-80 Retrieved from http://www.thomsonreuters.com.au/
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Wilson, D. (2010). Stairway from Heaven: s 9 FTA. The New Zealand Law Journal. , 310-312
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Wilson, D. (2010). New Zealand considers criminalising cartels. Trade Practices Law Journal. 18(2), 138-142
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Wilson, DJ. (2009). New Zealand regulation of natural monopolies and exports to China: some changes to the commerce and fair trading acts. Trade Practices Law Journal. 17(2), 154-159
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Wilson, D., & Trotman, LG. (2008). Personal liability under s 9 fta. The New Zealand Law Journal. , 441-443
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Wilson, D. (2008). Misleading or deceptive conduct concerning securities and takeovers: Recent New Zealand reforms. Trade Practices Law Journal. 16(3), 238-242
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Wilson, D., & Trotman, LG. (2008). Non-disclosure and misrepresentation under the fair trading act (NZ) and the trade practices act (Cth). New Zealand Business Law Quarterly. 14(1), 3-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG. (2007). Commercial law and practice in the South Pacific. Journal of the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific. , 233-236
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Wilson, DJ., & Trotman, LG. (2006). Personal liability of directors under the Fair Trading Act. New Zealand Business Law Quarterly. 12(3), 201-210
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LG. (2005). Overseas notes - New Zealand: Protection against reckless trading - In defence of section 135 of the companies act 1993. Company and Securities Law Journal. 23(2), 136-140
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Langton, R. (2003). Much ado about very little: Some reflections on ACCC v Berbatis. Bond Law Review. 15(2), 377-393 Retrieved from http://epublications.bond.edu.au/blr/vol15/iss2/19
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Langton, R., & Trotman, LG. (2000). Protecting small scale investors in listed companies: The unconvincing rationale for the takeovers code in chapter 6 of the Corporations Law. National Law Review. (4), Retrieved from http://digital.library.adelaide.edu.au/dspace/handle/2440/1271
[Journal article]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LG. (2000). Public and private enforcement of company law in New Zealand 1986-1998.. The Canterbury Law Review. 7(3), 516-540 Retrieved from http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/167127219
[Journal article]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.

Book

Trotman, L., & Wilson, D.(2013). Fair trading: Misleading or deceptive conduct. New Zealand: LexisNexis NZ Ltd
[Authored Book]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, L., & Berkahn, M. (2013). Registration of auditors and liquidators. In RP. Austin, HAJ. Ford, AB. Greenwood, AG. Hartnell, PG. Hely, & BH. McPherson (Eds.) Australian corporation law: Principles and practice. (pp. 92011 - 92314). Australia: Butterworths LexisNexis
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, L., & Berkahn, M. (2013). Registering a company. In Australian corporation law: Principles and practice. (pp. 22011 - 22141). Australia: Butterworth's LexisNexis
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, M., & Trotman, L. (2013). Equity Finance. In J. Farrar, & S. Watson (Eds.) Company and Securities Law in New Zealand. (pp. 635 - 662). New Zealand: Brookers Limited
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, M., & Trotman, L. (2013). Accounts and Disclosure. In J. Farrar, & S. Watson (Eds.) Company and Securities Law in New Zealand. (pp. 451 - 501). New Zealand: Brookers Limited
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG. (2011). Chapter 17 - Accounts and Disclosure. In Company and Securities Law in New Zealand (online ed), Farrar and Watson eds. Wellington: Brookers
[Chapter]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Berkahn, M., & Trotman, L. (2011). Equity finance. In JH. Farrar, & S. Watson (Eds.) Company and Securities Law in New Zealand (online ed),. Wellington: Brookers
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, M., & Trotman, L. (2011). Accounts and disclosure. In JH. Farrar, & S. Watson (Eds.) Company and Securities Law in New Zealand, Farrar and Watson eds. Wellington: Brookers
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Berkahn, MA. (2008). Registering a Company [Original chapter authored by Trotman and Langton 1999. Updated by Trotman and Berkahn as follows: service no.142 June 2006; service no. 148 December 2006; service no. 158 June 2008; service no. 178 December 2011.]. In RP. Austin, HAJ. Ford, AB. Greenwood, PG. Hely, & BH. McPherson (Eds.) Australian Corporation Law Principles and Practice. (pp. 22011 - 22141). Maryborough, VIC: Butterworths LexisNexis
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LG. (2008). Chapter 24 - Equity Finance. In J. Farrar (Ed.) Company and Securities Law in New Zealand. (pp. 603 - 632). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers Ltd
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LG. (2008). Chapter 17 - Accounts and Disclosure. In J. Farrar (Ed.) Company and Securities Law in New Zealand. (pp. 413 - 468). Wellington, NZ: Brookers Ltd.
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Wilson, DJ.(2006). Fair trading: Misleading or deceptive conduct. Wellington, NZ: LexisNexis NZ Ltd
[Authored Book]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Berkahn, MA. (2006). Registering a company [update]. In RP. Austin, HAJ. Ford, AB. Greenwood, AG. Hartnell, PG. Hely, & BH. McPherson (Eds.) Australian Corporation Law: Principles and Practice: Volume 1. (pp. 22101 - 22140). Sydney, NSW: Butterworths
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Berkahn, MA. (2004). Registering a company (Updated Vol 1). In Australian Corporation Law: Principles and Practice: Volume 1. (pp. 22011 - 22147). Sydney, NSW: Butterworths
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LG. (2002). Company law enforcement: Theory and practice. In A. Borrowdale, D. Rowe, & LT. Eds (Eds.) Company Law Writings: A New Zealand Collection. (pp. 215 - 244). Christchurch, NZ: Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law Inc, University of Canterbury
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Berkahn, MA. (2001). Takeovers: Amalgamations. In New Zealand Company Law and Practice. Auckland, NZ: CCH New Zealand Ltd
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Berkahn, MA.Registration of Auditors and Liquidators [Original chapter 9.2 sole authored 1997. Updated by Trotman and Berkahn as follows: service no.140 March 2006; service no. 164 December 2008.]. In Australian Corporation Law Principles and Practice (looseleaf and electronic). (pp. 92011 - 92314). Sydney, NSW: LexisNexis Australia
[Chapter]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.

Conference

Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGST.Liability of corporate representatives for misleading or deceptive conduct. . Gold Coast, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGS.Misleading or deceptive conduct: Liability of a managing director. . Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGS.Misleading or deceptive conduct: Some questions arising from Godfrey Hirst. . La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGS. (2014, July). Misleading or deceptive conduct post red eagle. Presented at 69th Annual Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference. Gold Coast, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGS.Misleading or deceptive conduct post red eagle. . Gold Coast, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGS. (2013, September). Unconscionability and the consumer law reform bill (NZ). Presented at 68th Annual Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference. Canberra, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Berkahn, MA., & Trotman, LGS.(2013). Unconscionability and the Consumer Law Reform Bill (NZ). . Canberra, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Berkahn, M., Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Wilson, D. (2009, July). Employee/director liability under fair trading legislation. Presented at Australasian Law Teachers Association 64th Annual Conference 2009. Sydney, NSW.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG., & Wilson, D. (2009). Employee/director liability under fair trading legislation. In Australasian Law Teachers Association 64th Annual Conference 2009(pp. 31 - 31). : Australasian Law Teachers Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG. (2005, July). Reforming the capital maintenance rules: Modernising and simplifying the law. Presented at The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators Annual Conference. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG. (2005). Reform trends in registration of charges. MAICSA Annual Conference 2005: Reforming Corporations to Enhance Competitiveness. (pp. 1 - 28). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Langton, R., & Trotman, LG. (2005, February). Recent developments in the legal liability of auditors in Australia. Presented at Corporate Law Teachers' Association Conference. Sydney, NSW.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG. (2005). Combating the 'deep pocket syndrome': New protection for Australian company auditors. Conference Proceedings. (pp. unpaged). Honolulu, HI: 5th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Langton, R., & Trotman, LG. (2003, July). Unconscionable conduct within the meaning of the unwritten law. Presented at Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference. Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, QLD.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Hoek, JA., Gendall, PJ., & Trotman, LG. (2002). The missing link? Robust measures of materiality and fair trading law. In J. Cadeaux, & A. Pecotich (Eds.) 27th Annual Macromarketing Conference. (pp. 76 - 94). Sydney, NSW
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Trotman, L.

Other

Trotman, LG. (2001, April). Misleading or deceptive conduct: Statements as to the future. : School of Accountancy, Massey University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Trotman, L.
Trotman, LG. (2000, March). Misleading or deceptive conduct: Is a misrepresentation required?. : Massey University, Department of Accountancy and Business Law.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Trotman, L.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 0 1
CoSupervisor 0 1

Completed Doctoral Supervision

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