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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 >>

Cooperation arrangement with Canadian Competition Bureau

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 11:48 am | Commerce Commission

Commerce Commission Chairman Dr Mark Berry has today signed a mutual cooperation arrangement with Canadian Competition Bureau Commissioner John Pecman to further enhance their collaboration on cross-agency competition matters. More >>

Commission begins consultation on review

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:15 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a consultation document on the non-price terms of the Unbundled Bitstream Access (UBA) Standard Terms Determination (STD). The paper seeks views on the key issues the Commission intends to address in the ... More >>

Update on steel mesh investigation

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 11:05 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission welcomes Steel & Tube’s decision not to sell SE seismic steel mesh until the mesh has been through a dual testing process and the company has test results that demonstrate compliance with the standard. More >>

Christchurch car finance company to repay customers

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 11:56 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has reached a settlement with motor vehicle lender, Dealer Finance Limited (Dealer Finance), to pay back or credit at least $440,000 to customers who were overcharged interest on their loans from 2005. More >>

Commission will not undertake gas metering inquiry

Friday, 1 April 2016, 11:00 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has decided against initiating an inquiry into whether gas metering services should be regulated at this time. More >>

Commission releases research on business mobile market

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 10:06 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released independent research aimed at providing greater insight into the factors affecting competition in the high value business segment of the mobile market. More >>

Warning to Phil & Teds over safety concerns with teddy bears

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 12:56 pm | Commerce Commission

Phil and Teds Most Excellent Buggy Company Limited (Phil & Teds) have been issued with a warning by the Commerce Commission after 10 of its teddy bears were tested and did not comply with the prescribed product safety standard for children’s toys. More >>

Commission clears Spark’s acquisition of 2300MHz spectrum

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 9:16 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has given clearance for Spark New Zealand Limited to acquire the management rights to 70MHz of radio spectrum in the 2300MHz band from Craig NZ and Woosh NZ. More >>

Surcharges must be disclosed to avoid misleading customers

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 2:54 pm | Commerce Commission

As Easter approaches, the Commerce Commission is reminding businesses that if they choose to charge additional surcharges, these must be clearly disclosed and the reasons for the surcharge accurately described to avoid breaching the Fair Trading Act. More >>

Insufficient disclosure results in over $100,000 in refunds

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 11:47 am | Commerce Commission

Payday lender, Cash in a Flash, has refunded customers or reduced customer account balances by a total of $122,365 after the Commerce Commission warned it was likely to have breached consumer credit laws. More >>

Jetstar gives undertakings to end opt out pricining

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 11:14 am | Commerce Commission

Jetstar has given court enforceable undertakings to the Commerce Commission ending its preselection of ‘opt out’ services when selling airline tickets to New Zealand customers online. More >>

Zodiac car dealership in court for false claim

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 12:38 pm | Commerce Commission

South Auckland motor vehicle dealer, Zodiac Motor Company Limited (Zodiac), and its owner Nezam Anwer appeared in Manukau District Court today on charges for false representations about its AA Appraised Used Vehicle Dealer membership. More >>



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