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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 >>

Noel Leeming fined $200,000 for misleading consumers

Friday, 14 December 2018, 4:32 pm | Commerce Commission

Retailer Noel Leeming Group Limited (Noel Leeming) has today been fined$200,000 for misleading consumers about their rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA), following a Commerce Commission prosecution. More >>

Commission grants clearance to Thales subject to divestment

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 2:38 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Thales S.A to acquire Gemalto N.V. subject to a divestment undertaking requiring Thales to divest its entire general-purpose hardware security module (HSM) business. More >>

Commission opens first market study into retail fuel sector

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9:32 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today commenced a market study into factors that may affect competition for the supply of retail petrol and diesel used for land transport throughout New Zealand. More >>

Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Fletcher

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 9:24 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to an application by Fletcher Building Limited to acquire all the assets and employees of Waikato Aggregates Limited, including the right to extract and process sand from ... More >>

DLF Seeds acquisition of PGG Wrightson Seeds

Monday, 3 December 2018, 9:56 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has sent a letter of issues to DLF Seeds in relation to its proposed acquisition of PGG Wrightson Seeds. More >>

Commission outlines approach for improving service

Friday, 30 November 2018, 9:06 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today published a framework paper outlining its approach to implementing new provisions under the Telecommunications Act to improve retail service quality for consumers. More >>

Jeweller Michael Hill fined $169,000

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 4:04 pm | Commerce Commission

Jewellery retailer Michael Hill New Zealand Limited (Michael Hill) has been fined $169,000 in the Wellington District Court today following a Commerce Commission investigation into its extended warranty product. More >>

Commission proposes to authorise acquisition of San-i-Pak

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 10:15 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Tenex to acquire the assets of competing Canterbury-based waste firm San-i-Pak. More >>

Fletcher Building seeks clearance for Waikato Aggregates

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 10:13 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Fletcher Building Limited (Fletcher Building) to acquire all the assets and employees of Waikato Aggregates Limited (Waikato Aggregates), including the right to extract and process sand from ... More >>

Scanpower and GasNet warned for breaching requirements

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 9:49 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued formal warnings to Dannevirke-based electricity lines company Scanpower and Whanganui-based gas distributor GasNet for failing to publish full asset management plans by their regulatory deadlines. More >>

Commission releases Consumer Issues Report for 2017/18 year

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 11:45 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its Consumer Issues Report for the year to 30 June 2018. More >>

   

 

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