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Supplements producer warned over “Pharmacy Strength” claims

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 11:18 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to Endeavour Consumer Health Limited (Endeavour) over its use of the term “Pharmacy Strength” in marketing its Red Seal Pharmacy Strength range of nutritional supplements. More >>

If you can’t back it up, don’t say it

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 11:43 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released a new video , giving guidance to traders on false, misleading or unsubstantiated claims and how to avoid making them. More >>

Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

Monday, 19 February 2018, 10:19 am | Commerce Commission

Sunscreen producer Johnson & Johnson (New Zealand) Limited (JJNZ) has undertaken to the Commerce Commission to only sell sunscreen products which meet the joint Australian/New Zealand standard. More >>

Supercrete Auckland director fined $37,500

Friday, 16 February 2018, 4:31 pm | Commerce Commission

The former director of Supercrete Auckland Limited (Supercrete) has been fined $37,500 for misrepresenting generic Chinese cladding as the premium Australian-made ‘Hebel’ brand. More >>

Statement released for Rhone/Fluidra merger

Friday, 16 February 2018, 3:14 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to Rhone Capital LLC’s (Rhone) proposed acquisition of Fluidra S.A. (Fluidra). More >>

Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

Monday, 12 February 2018, 6:18 pm | Commerce Commission

Toy importer Mega Import and Export Limited (Mega Import) has been fined $65,000 for selling toys which did not comply with a mandatory standard. More >>

Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 1:38 pm | Commerce Commission

A mobile trader has been fined more than $100,000 despite going into liquidation in early 2017. More >>

Draft decision on Wellington Electricity earthquake plan

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 8:55 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s proposal to spend $31 million on improving its network’s resilience to a major earthquake. More >>

Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 2:09 pm | Commerce Commission

Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars More >>

Commission lays charges against EuroSteel

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 5:08 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission confirms that 59 charges under the Fair Trading Act have been laid against Euro Corporation Limited (EuroSteel) for making false and misleading representations about its steel mesh product known as SE615. More >>

Study into telecommunication backhaul services starts

Friday, 19 January 2018, 10:45 am | Commerce Commission

'Backhaul' is a generic term used by the industry to describe a link that carries mobile, internet and voice traffic back from local exchanges, mobile and wireless sites to the core networks of service providers like Vocus, Vodafone, and Spark. More >>

New videos and quick guides on competition law

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 3:53 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has launched a new series of videos and quick guides to help businesses and procurers understand competition law. More >>

ComCom: Warning to Trustees Association Charitable Trust

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 10:36 am | Commerce Commission

The Commission has issued a warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust (the Trustees Association) about concerns with invoices it sent to registered New Zealand charities for membership services. More >>

Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 5:23 pm | Commerce Commission

Debt collection group Receivables Management has agreed to credit more than $1.4 million to around 1,700 customers who were wrongly charged interest, costs and fees on loans after their goods had been repossessed and sold. More >>

Commission alerts public to LuxStyle online sales method

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 1:22 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is alerting the public to be wary when browsing for products online on sites operated by Lux International Sales ApS (LuxStyle), a company based in Denmark. More >>

Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 11:09 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released a final version of its guidelines for assessing collaborations between competitors as a result of amendments to the law relating to cartels. More >>

Veterinary business warned over likely price fixing

Monday, 8 January 2018, 4:43 pm | Commerce Commission

South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor The Commerce Commission has warned VetLife Limited (VetLife) that it is likely to have breached the Commerce Act by price fixing with one of its competitors. More >>

Collective Bargaining Authorisation for Chicken Growers

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 11:32 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted authorisation to allow members of the Waikato - Bay of Plenty Chicken Growers Association Incorporated to collectively bargain with Inghams Enterprises (NZ) Pty Limited. More >>

Proceedings Filed Against GEA Milfos for Cartel Conduct

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 11:11 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the High Court at Auckland against GEA Milfos International Limited for alleged cartel conduct in the supply of milk testing products and services and herd management systems. More >>

Updated Rules for Gas Pipeline & Electricity Lines Companies

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:08 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its final decision to update the rules around related party transactions for electricity lines and gas pipeline businesses. More >>

 

 

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