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Feedback sought on rules for fiber network

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 9:37 am | Commerce Commission

Feedback sought on rules to underpin new regulatory regime for fibre networks More >>

Letter of Issues for Mainland Print’s acquisition of Inkwise

Monday, 20 May 2019, 4:31 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has sent a Letter of Issues to Mainland Print Limited in relation to its proposed acquisition of the heatset and coldset web offset printing assets of Inkwise Limited. More >>

Investigation into Bondor’s acquisition of Long Group closed

Monday, 20 May 2019, 2:00 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has closed its investigation into Bondor New Zealand’s acquisition of the assets of Long Holdings Limited, the Insulation Panel & Door Co Limited and Long Panel Limited (together, the Long Group). More >>

Infratil seeks clearance to acquire up to 50% Vodafone Stake

Friday, 17 May 2019, 4:50 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Infratil Limited seeking clearance to acquire up a to 50% interest in Vodafone New Zealand Limited. Brookfield Asset Management Inc will acquire the other 50% share of Vodafone. More >>

Commission closes investigation

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 12:55 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has closed its investigation into David Ferrier’s acquisition of a 70% equity interest in Cavalier Wool Holdings Limited as its concerns with the transaction have been addressed. More >>

Mobile competition trending in right direction

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:21 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released the preliminary findings of its study into New Zealand’s mobile services market. More >>

Vodafone fined $350,000 for incorrectly billing customers

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 3:05 pm | Commerce Commission

Vodafone fined $350,000 for billing customers after contracts finished More >>

CC grants clearance for GSK to acquire Pfizer’s healthcare

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 5:02 pm | Commerce Commission

Commission grants clearance for GSK to acquire Pfizer’s consumer healthcare business More >>

Commission charges Farmland Foods for misleading customers

Friday, 26 April 2019, 12:24 pm | Commerce Commission

New Zealand smallgoods producer Farmland Foods is facing charges under the Fair Trading Act for allegedly misleading consumers about the place of origin of some of its ham products. More >>

CC grants clearance for Knauf and USG to merge

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 5:47 pm | Commerce Commission

Commerce Commission grants clearance for Knauf and USG to merge subject to a divestment More >>

Pipeline maintenance firm warned over price-fixing

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 9:25 am | Commerce Commission

Quik-Shot Limited and its director Raad Al-Karbouli have been issued formal warnings for price fixing conduct relating to pipe rehabilitation services in Christchurch. More >>

Fuel study working papers released

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 9:08 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released two working papers outlining its approach to assessing profitability and the key focus areas it is considering in its study of New Zealand’s retail fuel markets. More >>

Commission recommends deregulating Spark’s resale copper

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:37 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a draft report indicating its intention to recommend that Spark’s resale copper voice services be deregulated. More >>

Another toy safety fine, more guilty pleas

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 10:01 am | Commerce Commission

A toy importer has been fined $20,000 and three other companies will soon be sentenced on toy safety related charges in the latest Commerce Commission prosecutions. More >>

Spark fined $675,000 for misleading consumers

Friday, 12 April 2019, 2:19 pm | Commerce Commission

Retail telecommunications provider Spark New Zealand Trading Limited (Spark) has been fined $675,000 for making false or misleading representations in its customer invoicing, and when making a $100 credit offer to new customers. More >>

Commission to appeal Viagogo injunction decision

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 4:59 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is appealing the High Court’s decision declining to grant an interim injunction against online event ticket seller Viagogo. More >>

Home Funding Group charged over ‘saving’ claims

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 9:48 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed four charges under the Fair Trading Act 1986 against Home Funding Group Limited (HFG) and its sole director Luke Atkins. More >>

Spotlight on emerging contestable services

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:40 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission and Electricity Authority have initiated a joint project to assess how new technologies and business models emerging in the electricity sector may benefit consumers in the future. More >>

Contact Energy charged over misleading promotion

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:30 am | Commerce Commission

Electricity company Contact Energy Limited is facing seven charges under the Fair Trading Act for allegedly misleading customers in an advertising promotion which offered fuel discounts with AA Smartfuel alongside electricity plans, following a ... More >>

Preliminary Issues: Mainland Print Inkwise acquisition

Monday, 1 April 2019, 1:40 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Mainland Print Limited to acquire the heatset and coldset web offset printing assets of Inkwise Limited. More >>

 

 

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