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Commission to sue Viagogo

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 11:55 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is to commence civil proceedings in the High Court against Switzerland-based ticket resale website Viagogo. More >>

Draft decision to approve Wellington conductor replacement

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 11:15 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision proposing to approve $23.5 million for Transpower to replace the conductors (overhead wires) and strengthen the structures of a 9.5km section of its high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission ... More >>

Draft report on review of Fonterra’s 2017/18 base milk price

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 10:18 am | Commerce Commission

The base milk price is the average price that Fonterra pays farmers for raw milk, which was set at $6.75 per kilogram of milk solids for the season just ended. More >>

The new Commerce Commission website is now live

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 1:23 pm | Commerce Commission

We have built a brand new site with our users in mind to help you find what you are looking for easily and quickly. More >>

Proposed Thales / Gemalto merger

Friday, 10 August 2018, 12:20 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to the application from Thales S.A. (Thales) seeking clearance to acquire Gemalto N.V. (Gemalto). More >>

OMV to acquire Shell’s gas and liquids portfolio

Friday, 10 August 2018, 8:49 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to OMV to acquire Royal Dutch Shell’s gas and liquids portfolio in New Zealand. More >>

Commission releases 2018/19 priorities

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 2:46 pm | Commerce Commission

There are a number of areas the Commission will always regard as a priority due to the potential significant impact on consumers, business or markets in New Zealand. These include cases that involve significant harm to consumers or the potential for ... More >>

Kiwipure charged over claims about its water filters

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 2:45 pm | Commerce Commission

Kiwipure Limited has pleaded not guilty to eight charges laid by the Commission alleging it made unsubstantiated claims about the benefits and ability of its water filters to soften water. More >>

Clearance for Goodman Fielder to acquire yoghurt business

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 11:55 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Goodman Fielder to acquire the assets related to the manufacture and distribution of ‘Yoplait’ branded yoghurt in New Zealand from Lion. More >>

Thales seeks clearance to acquire Gemalto

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 4:36 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Thales S.A. (Thales) to acquire Gemalto N.V. (Gemalto). More >>

Anonymous whistleblowing tool to help report cartels

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 12:28 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has launched an anonymous whistleblowing tool to enable people to report cartels without being identified. More >>

Assessment of electricity lines companies' asset management

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 10:32 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its high level observations from the 2016 and 2017 asset management plans of New Zealand’s 29 electricity lines companies, which cover the period from 2016 to 2027. More >>

Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking

Friday, 20 July 2018, 10:19 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the High Court at Wellington alleging Wilson Parking substantially lessened competition for the supply of car parking in the Boulcott Street area in central Wellington when it acquired the rights to operate ... More >>

Car dealership tried to avoid CGA responsibilities

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 10:42 am | Commerce Commission

An Auckland motor vehicle trader has been fined $75,000 over misrepresenting consumers’ rights when selling used vehicles online, and for failing to display essential vehicle information. More >>

Commission broadly satisfied Airport profits not excessive

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 9:00 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is broadly satisfied Christchurch International Airport is not targeting excessive profits in the five years from 1 July 2017 and is seeking feedback before finalising its report. More >>

Different name, same stuff

Friday, 13 July 2018, 10:05 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is alerting the public to be wary when browsing for products online on sites operated by Digital Sourcing, formerly known as LuxStyle, a company based in Denmark. More >>

Letter of issues for Ingenico/Paymark merger

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:23 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has sent a Letter of Issues to Ingenico Group SA in relation to its proposed acquisition of Paymark Limited. The letter outlines that, at this stage, the Commission is not satisfied that the acquisition would not be likely to ... More >>

Fine for failing to disclose ‘in trade’ status

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 11:03 am | Commerce Commission

A Palmerston North man has been fined $5000 on three charges under the Fair Trading Act for failing to disclose his trader status when selling items on the internet, and for selling an unsafe cot online. More >>

Spark charged over billing issues and offer to new customers

Monday, 9 July 2018, 11:09 am | Commerce Commission

The Commission has laid 11 charges against Spark New Zealand Trading Limited (Spark) alleging it made false or misleading representations relating to its billing and a $100 offer for new customers. More >>

Proposal to retain power to regulate mobile roaming

Monday, 9 July 2018, 8:46 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its preliminary view to retain the power to regulate national mobile roaming, should it be required in the future. More >>

 

 

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