Selected Publications by David McLay
(with Ken Lord) Charities Act 2005 - the new deal (NZLS, 2006)
(with Alasdair McBeth and Sean O'Sullivan) KiwiSaver - What employers need to know (NZLS, 2007)
"Tax Problems of the Liquidation of Corporations: New Zealand" (1987) 72b Cahiers de Droit Fiscal International (Kluwer)
"Taxation Aspects of Corporate Acquisitions in New Zealand: A Brief Overview" in John Farrar (ed) Takeovers: Institutional Investors and the Modernization of Corporate Laws (OUP, 1993)
"Interpreting GST/VAT Law: Some Observations" in David White and Rick Krever (eds) GST in Retrospect and Prospect (Brookers, 2007)
"Taxation of Monetary Awards" in Peter Blanchard (ed) Civil Remedies in New Zealand (2nd edn, Brookers, 2011)
"Pre-Nuptial Agreements: International Problems"  NZLJ 265
"Trusts and Trust-Busting: The Legal and Legislative Framework" STEP Mini-Conference 2007, Auckland
"Charitable Giving - Some Tax Aspects" VUW Foundation 2008, Wellington
"Gift Duty: the forgotten tax" NZICA 2009 Tax Conference, Rotorua
"Clarification or confusion - a practitioner's view of recent cases" Legal Research Foundation Symposium on Tax Avoidance 2011, Auckland
"Helping Settlors from New Zealand" STEP Asia Conference 2011, Singapore
"Legal update: Understanding the legal obligations as a member of the board" NFP Summit 2011, Wellington
"Charities Law and Practice - An Update" STEP Seminar 2013, Auckland
"Tax aspects for charities" at ADLS Seminar "Charity begins at... Perspectives on Charity Law", 2014, Wellington
"Trust Law Reforms" Legalwise Conference, 2014, Wellington
"Commercial Transactions: Some Tax Basics" Legalwise Conference, 2014, Wellington.
"International Tax Issues Affecting Trusts" Legalwise Conference, 2016, Wellington.
"Trust Administration - transition points and current practice" NZLS webinar (with Ken Lord), 2017.
"Some Thoughts on Future Reforms: Merging Third Sector Entities" Charity Law Association, 2018, Wellington.