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NZME and Fairfax apply for authorisation to merge

Friday, 27 May 2016, 1:26 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Wilson and Horton Limited (trading as NZME) and Fairfax NZ Limited seeking authorisation to merge their media operations in New Zealand. More >>

Telco report highlights growth of mobile and video streaming

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:27 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its latest annual telecommunications monitoring report analysing the state of New Zealand’s telecommunications markets. More >>

Commission files proceedings against Vodafone

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:59 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed court proceedings against Vodafone New Zealand Limited alleging it breached the Fair Trading Act by making false price representations. More >>

Napier lender, Cash to You Loans, appears in court

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:59 pm | Commerce Commission

Lower-tier finance company, Cash to You Loans Limited, has appeared in the Napier District Court on 32 charges brought by the Commerce Commission relating to its lending business. More >>

Nangong sentenced after selling fake alpaca duvets

Monday, 23 May 2016, 10:40 am | Commerce Commission

Duvet and rug business Nangong Limited and its owner, Yun Qiang Hou, were convicted and fined a total of more than $109,000 in Auckland District Court after pleading guilty to 14 charges of making false claims that their duvets contained alpaca wool ... More >>

Manawatu agency to pay $1.25m penalty in price fixing case

Friday, 20 May 2016, 2:53 pm | Commerce Commission

Manawatu agency to pay $1.25m penalty in real estate price fixing case Unique Realty Limited has been ordered to pay a penalty of $1.25 million following a hearing in the Auckland High Court. Unique is the first of 13 national and regional real estate ... More >>

Supreme Court backs Commission in credit law case

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:41 pm | Commerce Commission

The Supreme Court has dismissed Motor Trade Finance Limited (MTF) and Sportzone Motorcycles Limited’s second and final appeal in the long-running credit fees case brought by the Commerce Commission, providing the definitive ruling on a key piece of credit ... More >>

Drainage firm director sentenced to home detention

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 3:36 pm | Commerce Commission

Alligator Drainage Limited director Graham Lilley has today been sentenced to 10 months home detention in Christchurch District Court, having pleaded guilty to 21 deception charges under the Crimes Act following a Commerce Commission and Police ... More >>

Lenders must repay all fees and interest

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 2:55 pm | Commerce Commission

Lenders must repay all fees and interest if they don’t comply with disclosure rules More >>

Commission concludes Intagr8 investigation

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 2:31 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has concluded its investigation into telecommunications firm Intagr8 Limited regarding allegations it misrepresented the price and nature of its services when making sales in New Zealand. More >>

Imported goats’ milk powder products not “New Zealand made”

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 11:27 am | Commerce Commission

In a case taken by the Commerce Commission, the High Court has found that New Zealand Nutritionals (2004) Limited (NZ Nutritionals) made misleading “New Zealand made” claims about two dietary supplements. More >>

Commission recoups money for New Zealand trade mark holders

Monday, 2 May 2016, 12:27 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commission has reached an interim agreement with TM Publisher, an overseas company who sent invoices for unsolicited services to New Zealand trade mark holders. More >>

Update on Commerce Commission steel mesh investigation

Friday, 29 April 2016, 3:43 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission continues to make progress in its ongoing enquiries into steel mesh sold in New Zealand. More >>

Submissions on telecommunications services sought

Friday, 29 April 2016, 10:30 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released the preliminary findings of its five yearly review of whether to investigate deregulating selected services in Schedule 1 of the Telecommunications Act 2001 (the Act). More >>

Z Energy cleared to acquire Chevron subject to divestments

Friday, 29 April 2016, 9:41 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has cleared Z Energy Limited’s application to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand, the owner of the Caltex and Challenge brands in New Zealand. More >>

Commission lifts ‘stop’ on Euro Corporation’s steel mesh

Friday, 22 April 2016, 4:49 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has lifted its advice to Euro Corporation Limited (Euro Corporation) not to sell ductile steel mesh represented as grade 500E after reaching an interim agreement. More >>

Commission clears H.B. Fuller to acquire Advanced Adhesives

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 4:13 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has given clearance for H.B. Fuller Company Australia Pty Limited (H.B. Fuller) to acquire the business and assets of Advanced Adhesives New Zealand Limited (Advanced Adhesives). More >>

National chain, Baby City, faces charges over safety of cots

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 4:36 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has laid nine charges against baby products store, Baby City Retail Investments Limited (Baby City), relating to failing to comply with the safety standard for household cots (Safety Standard). More >>

Trade mark holders warned about letters requesting payment

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:12 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is alerting businesses that they are under no obligation to pay an invoice being sent in the post by TM Publisher to New Zealand trade mark holders. More >>

Three mobile traders plead guilty to Commission charges

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 10:23 am | Commerce Commission

Three mobile traders, commonly referred to as truck shops, have pleaded guilty to charges brought by the Commerce Commission relating to their lending practices. More >>

 

 

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