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Oji cleared to acquire Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper

Friday, 1 August 2014, 4:21 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commission has given clearance for Oji Oceania Management (NZ) Limited (Oji) to acquire up to 100% of the shares in Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper Limited from Carter Holt Harvey Limited. More >>

Consulting on guidelines about unfair contract terms

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:17 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released draft guidelines on the new provisions of the Fair Trading Act dealing with unfair contract terms. The unfair contract terms provisions were part of recent amendments to New Zealand’s consumer law and will ... More >>

Atlas Copco granted clearance to acquire Ash Air business

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 1:46 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commission has granted clearance to Atlas Copco South Pacific Holdings Pty Limited (Atlas Copco) to acquire the businesses operated by four Lancaster Group Limited subsidiary companies: Ash Air (N.Z) Limited, Ash Air Oil & Gas Limited, mbar 2011 ... More >>

Commerce Commission: consumer credit community of interest

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:56 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is holding its first ‘Credit Matters Roundtable’ in South Auckland today with a wide range of community organisations in attendance. Today’s roundtable is the first in a series of three, each focusing on a different group ... More >>

Bledisloe cleared to acquire Cremation Society

Friday, 25 July 2014, 10:15 am | Commerce Commission

Bledisloe New Zealand cleared to acquire Cremation Society of Canterbury and Harewood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium More >>

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 >>

 

 

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