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First Gas to pay $3.4 million for anti-competitive conduct

Friday, 22 February 2019, 11:11 am | Commerce Commission

The Wellington High Court has ordered First Gas Limited to pay $3.4 million after it admitted engaging in anti-competitive conduct when acquiring the Bay of Plenty gas distribution assets of GasNet Limited. More >>

Commission urges consumer caution following Viagogo decision

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 12:42 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is urging event ticket buyers to take particular care, following the High Court’s decision to dismiss an application for an interim injunction against online ticket seller Viagogo. More >>

Fletcher Building to acquire Waikato Aggregates

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 11:01 am | Commerce Commission

Commission grants clearance for Fletcher Building to acquire Waikato Aggregates The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Fletcher Building Limited to acquire the business of Waikato Aggregates, except for the land at Tamahere quarry. More >>

Alpine Energy warned over excessive network outages

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:56 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued South Canterbury electricity lines company Alpine Energy with a formal warning for breaching its regulated quality standard in 2016. More >>

Commission grants clearance to DLF Seeds to acquire PGG

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 5:15 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to global seed producer DLF Seeds A/S to acquire the New Zealand market leader in forage and turf seeds, PGG Wrightson Seeds. More >>

Commission seeks input on proposed price-quality path

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:23 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a consultation paper seeking feedback on the key issues it will be considering when resetting Transpower’s individual price-quality path. More >>

Reserved decision in application for Viagogo injunction

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 5:15 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission’s application was heard today for an interim injunction to prohibit statements by online ticket seller Viagogo which, the Commission alleges, are misleading to New Zealand consumers. More >>

Commission releases preliminary issues paper for fuel market

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:08 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a preliminary issues paper for the retail fuel market study. More >>

Mosgiel and Auckland car dealer warned over sales claims

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 11:24 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to Mosgiel-based motor vehicle trader Taieri Motor Court Limited (TMC), for likely breaching the Fair Trading Act 1986 (FTA) during its sale of two motor vehicles. More >>

2 Cheap Cars charged over ad claims and “warranty waivers”

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 2:17 pm | Commerce Commission

Vehicle retailer 2 Cheap Cars Limited faces 10 charges under the Fair Trading Act 1986 over its “must liquidate" and “84% off” advertising claims and its use of “warranty waiver” documents, following a Commerce Commission investigation. More >>

Statement of preliminary issues for Ixom/Oji acquisition

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:37 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to Ixom’s proposed acquisition of the manufacturing assets of a chemical plant in Kawerau from Oji. More >>

Commission files proceedings against First Gas

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 10:12 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the Wellington High Court against gas network operator First Gas Limited for anti-competitive conduct in acquiring the Bay of Plenty assets of GasNet Limited. More >>

Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Knauf/USG

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 4:22 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application by Gebr. Knauf KG and USG Corporation seeking clearance to merge. More >>

Home fibre broadband performing below potential

Friday, 21 December 2018, 11:15 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission’s first report from its enhanced broadband monitoring programme reveals fibre broadband services are consistently delivering less than 75% of the maximum speeds available. More >>

Ixom seeks clearance to acquire chemicals plant from Oji

Friday, 21 December 2018, 9:57 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Ixom Operations Pty Limited to acquire chemical manufacturing assets in Kawerau from Oji Fibre Solutions (NZ) Limited. More >>

Knauf and USG seek clearance to merge

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:18 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Gebr. Knauf KG and USG Corporation seeking clearance for the two to merge. More >>

GO Healthy charged for misleading claim

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:42 pm | Commerce Commission

Health supplements seller GO Healthy New Zealand Ltd has been charged, following a Commerce Commission investigation, with allegedly misleading consumers by claiming its supplements were “made in New Zealand”, when the key ingredients in the majority ... More >>

Commission authorises Tennex’s acquisition of San-i-pak

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:59 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today granted authorisation to Tennex to acquire the assets of competing Canterbury-based waste firm San-i-Pak. More >>

Annual Report shows fibre broadband on the heels of Copper

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:06 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its 12th Annual Telecommunications Monitoring Report, which reveals that fibre is poised to overtake copper as the main way kiwi households access the internet. More >>

Siiemens and Alstom given clear to combine Railway supply

Monday, 17 December 2018, 4:44 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Siemens AG to combine its rail industry supply business with Alstom S.A. as it relates to New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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