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Collective bargaining authorisation application

Monday, 25 September 2017, 12:40 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from the Waikato - Bay of Plenty Chicken Growers Association Incorporated seeking authorisation on behalf of its members to collectively negotiate the terms and conditions for its members to supply chicken ... More >>

Fujitsu fined $310,000 in unsubstantiated claims case

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:42 pm | Commerce Commission

Heat pump supplier Fujitsu General New Zealand Limited (Fujitsu) has been fined $310,000 for making unsubstantiated or misleading claims about the energy efficiency and performance of some of its heat pumps. More >>

Review of Fonterra’s 2016/17 base milk price calculation

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:44 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its final report on Fonterra’s base milk price calculation for the 2016/17 dairy season. More >>

Commission releases Consumer Issues Report for 2016/17 year

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 10:20 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its Consumer Issues Report for the year to 30 June 2017. More >>

Tronox cleared to buy titanium dioxide pigment business

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 4:39 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Tronox Limited (Tronox) to purchase the titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment business of National Titanium Dioxide Company Ltd (Cristal), so far as it affects markets in New Zealand. More >>

Clearance for Essilor and Luxottica merger in NZ market

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 4:32 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Essilor International (Compagnie Générale d’Optique) S.A. and Luxottica Group S.p.A to merge their business activities in New Zealand. More >>

HealthCare NZ to acquire Geneva Healthcare

Friday, 1 September 2017, 10:31 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for HealthCare of New Zealand Holdings Limited (HealthCare NZ) to acquire 100% of the shares in Geneva Healthcare Limited and its related companies. More >>

New infographic series to demystify telecommunications

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:07 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released the first in a series of infographics aimed at helping consumers navigate the often complex world of telecommunications. More >>

Commerce Commission Proposes Tighter Power Requirements

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 10:23 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision to improve the rules governing related party transactions for electricity lines and gas pipeline businesses. More >>

Commission files proceedings against Harmoney

Friday, 25 August 2017, 5:08 pm | Commerce Commission

Commission files proceedings against Harmoney over its platform fee The Commerce Commission has filed civil proceedings in the High Court at Auckland against peer-to-peer lender Harmoney Limited (Harmoney) and Harmoney Investor Trustee Limited (HITL). More >>

Gyms to shape up after review into unfair contract terms

Monday, 21 August 2017, 10:42 am | Commerce Commission

Gyms have agreed to amend their standard form contracts after a Commerce Commission review into unfair contract terms in the sector. More >>

Truck shop fined for deficient consumer contracts

Friday, 18 August 2017, 1:19 pm | Commerce Commission

Truck shop operator Macful International Limited (trading as Ezitruck Shopping), has been fined $126,000 on 16 charges after failing to adequately disclose key information in consumer contracts and register as a financial services provider. More >>

Have your say on Powerco’s proposal to spend $1.32 billion

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:42 am | Commerce Commission

Have your say on Powerco’s proposal to spend $1.32 billion on its lines network More >>

Commission issues warnings to GSK and AFT

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 12:50 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has warned Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare New Zealand Limited (GSK) and AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited (AFT) that the companies’ product packaging and marketing representations for some Voltaren, Panadol and Maxiclear ... More >>

Draft Report on Fonterra’s Base Milk Price Calculation

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:12 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft report on Fonterra’s base milk price calculation for the 2016/17 dairy season. More >>

Truck shop sentenced for “incomprehensible” contracts

Monday, 14 August 2017, 1:57 pm | Commerce Commission

Auckland truck shop Zee Shop Limited (Zee Shop) has been fined $108,000 for providing contracts which included “incomprehensible” clauses. More >>

Four telcos warned by Commission

Monday, 14 August 2017, 12:54 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has sent warning letters to four telecommunication companies about specific conduct that the Commission considers breached the Fair Trading Act. More >>

Real estate agency fined $1 million for price fixing

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 9:43 am | Commerce Commission

Hamilton real estate agency Online Realty Limited (trading under the Ray White banner) has been ordered to pay a penalty of $1.05 million for its part in a national anti-competitive price fixing case. More >>

Statement of Preliminary Issues on Essilor/Luxottica

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 6:21 pm | Commerce Commission

Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Essilor/Luxottica The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to the proposed global merger of Essilor International (Compagnie Générale d’Optique) S.A. and Luxottica Group ... More >>

Commission declines Vero clearance to acquire Tower

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 8:48 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance to Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited to acquire up to 100% of the shares in Tower Limited. More >>

 

 

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