Commerce Commission - Latest News [Page 1]

Report on Christchurch Airport’s revised pricing information

Friday, 22 May 2015, 10:48 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today published its observations on Christchurch International Airport Limited’s (CIAL) disclosure of revised pricing information. Deputy Commissioner Sue Begg welcomed the initiative from CIAL to provide a revised disclosure clarifying ... More >>

Pfizer seeks to acquire Hospira

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 11:39 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Pfizer to acquire all of the remaining shares in Hospira. More >>

Commission supports Consumer Fraud Week

Monday, 18 May 2015, 12:10 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is urging New Zealanders to be vigilant in the face of increasing online scams and to always remember the old adage, if it’s too good to be true it probably is. More >>

Commerce Commission to hold conference on wool scouring

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 10:25 am | Commerce Commission

The Commission will hold a one day conference on Wednesday 10 June 2015 to discuss matters relating to Cavalier Wool Holding Limited’s application for authorisation to acquire New Zealand Wool Services International's wool scouring business. More >>

Commerce Commission to consider pharmaceuticals merger

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 2:09 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Pfizer Inc. seeking clearance to acquire all of the shares in Hospira Inc. More >>

Commerce Commission prosecutes Twenty Fifty Club

Friday, 24 April 2015, 4:44 pm | Commerce Commission

Twenty Fifty Club Ltd and its sole director Gavin John Marsich have today appeared in the Manukau District Court facing 17 charges in relation to its pay-day loans business. More >>

Commerce Commission declines lubricant merger

Friday, 24 April 2015, 11:24 am | Commerce Commission

Commerce Commission declines Reckitt Benckiser lubricant merger The Commerce Commission has declined an application from Reckitt Benckiser Group, owners of Durex, to purchase Johnson & Johnson’s K-Y brand and product assets. More >>

Draft decision on Transpower’s NIGU application

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 9:12 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a draft decision on Transpower’s application seeking to recover its overspend on the North Island Grid Upgrade Project (NIGU). More >>

Staple’s application to acquire Office Depot

Friday, 17 April 2015, 1:36 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Staples, Inc to acquire all of the shares in Office Depot, Inc. More >>

Wellington Airport’s revised pricing - draft report

Friday, 17 April 2015, 9:43 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft report indicating Wellington Airport is now targeting returns for the period from 1 June 2014 to 31 March 2019 that fall within an estimated range of acceptable returns. More >>

Commerce Commission to consider office products merger

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 3:43 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Staples, Inc seeking clearance to acquire all of the shares in Office Depot, Inc. More >>

INC Code restrictions on the marketing of infant formula

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 3:35 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has authorised members of the Infant Nutrition Council (INC) to follow their Code of Practice that restricts advertising and marketing of infant formula for children under six months of age. More >>

Surcharges: ensure customers are not misled

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 11:34 am | Commerce Commission

Many businesses apply surcharges to recover additional costs such as higher staff wages on public holidays. Businesses must ensure any surcharge is clearly disclosed and the reasons for the surcharge are accurately described or they may risk breaching ... More >>

Commission to review regulated broadband non-price terms

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 10:25 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today announced it will formally review the non-price terms of the Unbundled Bitstream Access (UBA) Standard Terms Determination (STD) under the Telecommunications Act. More >>

Commission seeks cross-submissions on new evidence

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 10:00 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is seeking cross-submissions on substantive new evidence contained in a cross-submission from Chorus, as part of the UBA/UCLL final pricing principle consultation. More >>

Connor Healthcare appeals to Commerce Commission

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 3:59 pm | Commerce Commission

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

Court of Appeal rejects MTF Sportzone credit fees appeal

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 9:26 am | Commerce Commission

The Court of Appeal has dismissed Motor Trade Finance Limited (MTF) and Sportzone Motorcycles Limited’s appeal in the long-running credit fees case brought by the Commerce Commission. The Court’s ruling, made public today, upheld earlier High ... More >>

Draft determination on wool scouring assets application

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 5:21 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has reached a preliminary view that it should allow Cavalier Wool Holdings to acquire 100 per cent of New Zealand Wool Services International's wool scouring business and assets. More >>

Commission closes investigation into Wilson Parking

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 10:33 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is taking no further action in its investigation into Wilson Parking New Zealand Limited’s acquisition of rival Tournament Parking Limited’s parking assets. More >>

Commission to begin enforcing unfair contract terms tomorrow

Monday, 16 March 2015, 1:33 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission will begin enforcing the new unfair contract terms provisions of the Fair Trading Act when they take effect tomorrow, with no grace period for businesses. More >>

 

 

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