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Small businesses targeted by Corporate Portal invoicing scam

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 10:13 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is warning New Zealand small business owners of an invoicing scam undertaken through the post by a German company which operates a website called Corporate Portal New Zealand. Business owners have been approached to update their ... More >>

Commission wool scouring conference deferred

Monday, 3 August 2015, 5:28 pm | Commerce Commission

Yesterday the Commerce Commission was provided with new confidential information in relation to the property valuations involved in Cavalier Wool Holdings Limited’s application to acquire 100% of New Zealand Wool Services International’s wool scouring ... More >>

Commission files proceedings against livestock companies

Monday, 3 August 2015, 9:17 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed court proceedings against PGG Wrightson, Elders New Zealand and five individuals for alleged price fixing in connection with the introduction of the National Animal Identification Tracing Act 2012 (NAIT Act). More >>

FedEx applies for clearance to acquire TNT

Friday, 31 July 2015, 2:49 pm | Commerce Commission

FedEx Corporation (FedEx), a United States based provider of transportation and delivery services, has applied to the Commerce Commission for clearance to acquire all of the shares in TNT Express N.V. (TNT), a Netherlands based international delivery ... More >>

More NZ businesses agree to end ‘opt out’ pricing

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:54 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has welcomed the decisions of House of Travel and Nakedbus to end the use of additional ‘opt out’ charges when selling tickets to customers online. More >>

Commission reconvenes conference

Monday, 20 July 2015, 9:51 am | Commerce Commission

Commission reconvenes conference and calls for final submissions on wool scouring authorisation The Commerce Commission is to reconvene its conference and seek final submissions on Cavalier Wool Holding Limited’s application for authorisation to ... More >>

Commission gives clearance to Pfizer/Hospira merger

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 5:10 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has given clearance for Pfizer Inc. to acquire all of the shares of Hospira Inc. Both parties are active in the development and supply of a range of pharmaceutical products. More >>

Final report on Christchurch Airport’s pricing information

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 9:27 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published its final report on Christchurch International Airport Limited’s (CIAL) disclosure of revised pricing information. Commission Deputy Chair Sue Begg welcomed the effort CIAL has made in improving the transparency ... More >>

Update on fast track amendments for IM review

Friday, 3 July 2015, 9:25 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today decided to fast track the consideration of airport land valuation rules as part of the input methodologies (IM) review announced on 10 June. More >>

Further draft decisions on prices of copper lines

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:19 am | Commerce Commission

Commission releases further draft decisions on prices of copper lines and broadband service for consultation More >>

Commerce Commission registers Z Energy’s application

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 10:03 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has registered an application from Z Energy Limited (Z) seeking clearance to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand Limited (Chevron), the owner of the Caltex brand in New Zealand. More >>

Beware of website offering Government grants

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 3:31 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is warning start-up and small businesses to beware of an organisation called New Zealand Small Business Assistance Centre (NZSBAC) that is offering access to government grants. More >>

Commission releases final report on Wellington Airport

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 9:20 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its final report confirming Wellington International Airport Limited (WIAL) is targeting returns for the period from 1 June 2014 to 31 March 2019 that fall within the estimated range of acceptable returns. More >>

Connor Healthcare withdraws merger appeal

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 12:20 pm | Commerce Commission

Connor Healthcare Limited (Connor) has withdrawn its appeal to the High Court of the Commission’s decision declining clearance for it to acquire all of the shares in Acurity Health Group Limited (Acurity) that it did not already own. More >>

Commission begins industry and consumer engagement on IMs

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 9:31 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its first paper for industry and consumers as part of the review of input methodologies announced last week. More >>

Commission opens consultation on dairy competition review

Friday, 12 June 2015, 9:55 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released a consultation paper outlining its proposed approach, timeframes and scope for its review of the state of competition in the New Zealand dairy industry. More >>

Commission to begin input methodologies review

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:22 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today issued its notice of intention to begin the review of input methodologies under Part 4 of the Commerce Act. More >>

Telco report shows strong growth in data consumption

Monday, 8 June 2015, 9:26 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 gives clearance to Staples/Office Depot merger

Friday, 5 June 2015, 5:04 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has given clearance for Staples to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office Depot, which trades in New Zealand as OfficeMax. More >>

Law change creates new climate for borrowing

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:29 am | Commerce Commission

Consumers in the market for a loan can expect to see significant changes to lending practices after an overhaul of consumer credit law, which takes effect from Saturday. More >>

 

 

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