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Draft decision on WACC for gas and electricity services

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 9:19 am | Commerce Commission

Commission releases draft decision on the WACC used for regulation of electricity lines and gas pipeline services More >>

Commission to investigate Chorus' proposed changes

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 9:15 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission will investigate a complaint that Chorus’ proposed changes to the regulated unbundled bitstream access (UBA) service are an enforceable breach under the Telecommunications Act. More >>

Expedia seeks clearance to acquire Wotif

Monday, 21 July 2014, 11:51 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Expedia Inc. (Expedia) seeking clearance to acquire up to 100% of the shares of Wotif.com Holdings Limited (Wotif). More >>

Commerce Commission considers rendering merger

Monday, 14 July 2014, 2:35 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application for a newly formed company, Tuakau Proteins Ltd, to acquire certain animal rendering business interests from Graeme Lowe Protein Ltd, and Kakariki Proteins Ltd. More >>

CDC Pharmaceutical and Pharmacy Wholesalers merger

Friday, 11 July 2014, 12:13 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to a joint application from CDC Pharmaceuticals Limited and Pharmacy Wholesalers (Central) Limited (PWL Central) seeking clearance to merge their respective wholesaling ... More >>

Consumers reminded to watch out for in-app purchases

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 11:09 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is today reminding consumers about the potential to accidentally make in-app purchases when using applications (apps) on their mobile devices. More >>

Commission consults on cost modelling UCLL and UBA services

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 1:18 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a consultation paper seeking views on a number of decisions in relation to the cost models it will build to price the unbundled bitstream access (UBA) service and the unbundled copper local loop (UCLL) service. More >>

Unregulated UBA services

Monday, 7 July 2014, 8:46 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released an issues paper relating to its assessment of whether the two new unregulated UBA services, Boost HD and Boost VDSL, proposed by Chorus on 14 May, fall within the category of regulated UBA service. The issues ... More >>

Draft price-quality paths for electricity distributors

Friday, 4 July 2014, 10:04 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is seeking submissions on its proposed average price limits and quality targets for 16 electricity distributors. More >>

Electricity distributors warned about service quality

Friday, 27 June 2014, 12:29 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has warned Eastland Network Limited (Eastland), Aurora Energy Limited (Aurora) and Electricity Invercargill Limited (Electricity Invercargill) after they each failed to comply with the quality standards for electricity distributors ... More >>

Commission updates process for assessing unregulated UBA

Friday, 27 June 2014, 9:46 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today updated its process for assessing whether the two new and unregulated unbundled bitstream access (UBA) services, Boost HD and Boost VDSL, proposed by Chorus on 14 May, fall within the category of regulated UBA service. More >>

Commission releases expert reports about the WACC percentile

Monday, 23 June 2014, 9:20 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released a number of expert reports as part of its ongoing review of the appropriate percentile estimate of the weighted average cost of capital (WACC). The WACC is used in the price-quality path and information disclosure regimes ... More >>

Two reports on rate of return for telecommunications

Monday, 23 June 2014, 9:17 am | Commerce Commission

Commerce Commission publishes expert reports on rate of return on capital for telecommunications services Issued 23 June 2014 More >>

CDC Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy Wholesalers to merge

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 3:58 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received a joint application from CDC Pharmaceuticals Limited and Pharmacy Wholesalers (Central) Limited (PWL Central) seeking clearance to merge their respective businesses. More >>

Commission encourages New Zealanders to know their rights

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 9:38 am | Commerce Commission

On the day of significant changes to consumer law coming into effect, the Commerce Commission is encouraging New Zealanders to make sure they know their consumer rights. More >>

Reckitt Benckiser’s application to acquire K-Y

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 2:18 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (Reckitt Benckiser) seeking clearance to acquire the K-Y brand and product assets of Johnson & Johnson. More >>

Process begins for review of Fonterra’s milk price

Monday, 9 June 2014, 9:09 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released a paper outlining the proposed process and timeline for a review of Fonterra’s base milk price calculation for the 2013/14 dairy season. The base milk price is what Fonterra pays the farmers who supply them ... More >>

Commerce Commission supports Fraud Awareness Week

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 2:38 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is urging people to wake up to scammers and remember the old adage; if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. More >>

Commission releases process paper on commercial UBA services

Friday, 30 May 2014, 9:15 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today confirmed its process for assessing the proposed commercial unbundled bitstream access (UBA) services, Boost HD and Boost VDSL, submitted to it by Chorus on 14 May. More >>

Commerce Commission cracks pyramid selling scheme

Friday, 30 May 2014, 9:13 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is urging people to be wary of get rich quick schemes after three businessmen were convicted and ordered to pay $140,000 in the Auckland District Court for promoting the Fastrack90 pyramid scheme, in breach of the Fair Trading ... More >>

 

 

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