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Cengage/McGraw-Hill merger

Friday, 15 November 2019, 11:23 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to an application from Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc. and McGraw-Hill Education Inc. to merge their global publishing businesses. In New Zealand both parties supply ... More >>

Commission warns property trader Peter Lee and PWG Limited

Friday, 15 November 2019, 9:06 am | Commerce Commission

Property trader Peter Lee and business PWG Limited (PWG), trading as Property Wise and Auckland House Buyers, have been warned by the Commerce Commission for conduct that likely breached the Fair Trading Act. More >>

CC releases final decision on Transpower price-quality path

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 8:46 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued its final decision on the maximum revenue Transpower can earn and the minimum quality standards it must meet under its individual price-quality path (IPP) for the period 2020 – 2025. More >>

Refunds for Home Direct customers

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 7:17 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is urging customers of mobile trader Home Direct to check if they are eligible for a credit or refund, after the High Court declared that terms in its contracts relating to its “voucher entitlement scheme” were unfair and ... More >>

Cengage and McGraw-Hill seek clearance

Friday, 1 November 2019, 3:17 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc and McGraw-Hill Education, Inc to merge their global educational publishing businesses. More >>

10 charges against heat pump servicing company

Monday, 21 October 2019, 11:05 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has laid ten charges under the Fair Trading Act 1986 against Ocean Contracting Limited (also trading as Ocean Heatmaster) for representations made during servicing of heat pumps. More >>

CC grants clearance for Queenstown Bungy acquisition

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 1:28 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Queenstown Bungy Limited to acquire Taupo Bungy Limited’s bungy, swing and associated business in Taupo. More >>

Court order made to protect confidentiality of information

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 12:37 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has obtained a Court order to help protect the confidentiality of information contained on stolen computer equipment belonging to one of its external providers. More >>

Proceedings filed against alleged horse transport cartel

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 10:42 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed High Court proceedings against the International Racehorse Transport New Zealand Partnership (IRT Partnership) for alleged price fixing in the provision of services for equine air freight. More >>

Commission releases draft report on Fonterra’s Milk Price

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:14 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released its draft report on its annual review of Fonterra’s Farmgate Milk Price Manual for the 2019/20 dairy season (Manual). The draft report builds on our previous reviews of the Manual. More >>

Gas businesses’ risk management practices reviewed

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:12 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today published two reports detailing the findings of its review of regulated gas pipeline businesses’ risk management practices. More >>

Commission responding to security breach

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 2:38 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is working with Police and taking a range of other actions following the theft of computer equipment belonging to an external provider. More >>

Commission wins appeal over Viagogo injunction case

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 5:26 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has successfully appealed against the High Court’s decision not to issue an interim injunction against Switzerland-based online ticket reseller Viagogo. In February the High Court at Auckland dismissed the Commission’s application ... More >>

Commission warns Hell Pizza over “Burger Pizza”

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 12:13 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has warned Hell Pizza that its advertising of the “Burger Pizza” was, in the Commission’s view, likely to have breached the Fair Trading Act 1986. More >>

Commission finds no need for further NZ mobile market

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 1:01 pm | Commerce Commission

Spark New Zealand welcomes the Commerce Commission’s release today of its study into New Zealand’s mobile services market. More >>

Mobile market in good shape to deliver benefits for consumer

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 8:49 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released the findings of its study into New Zealand’s mobile services market. More >>

Commission to appeal Steel & Tube sentence

Friday, 20 September 2019, 4:58 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commission has today filed an application for permission to appeal against the sentence imposed on Steel and Tube Holdings Limited (Steel & Tube) for false and misleading representations about steel mesh products. More >>

Ronovation to pay $400k for price fixing

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:08 pm | Commerce Commission

The High Court has ordered Ronovation Limited to pay a penalty of $400,000 after it admitted to price fixing in Auckland’s residential real estate market. More >>

Transpower warned for breaching its quality standards

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:55 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued national electricity grid operator Transpower with a formal warning for breaching a number of its quality standards in the 2015/16 and 2016/17 reporting years. More >>

Linsa Finance in $350K settlement with Commission

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 10:06 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has signed a settlement agreement with finance company Linsa Finance Limited and has discontinued High Court proceedings. More >>

 

 

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