Latest Commerce Commission News

Commission seeks feedback on draft cartel leniency and immunity policy
Commission grants clearance for Pact to acquire Flight
New report highlights electricity lines companies’ financial performance and service quality
District Court Judges appointed to ease post lockdown caseload
Noel Leeming Group warned for making delivery representations without reasonable grounds during COVID-19 lockdown
Commission publishes final report on Fonterra’s 2020/21 Milk Price Manual
Papakura vehicle dealer fined $67,500 over ‘as is, where is’ claims and CINs
Performance of Fibre Max improves thanks to broadband testing programme
Commission releases preliminary issues and proposed scope for grocery study
Commission urges caution over toy and bike purchases as four companies warned
Final decision on allocation of $10 million Telecommunications Development Levy
BNZ warned over responsible lending and disclosure failures
Statement of Issues released for NEP acquisition of Sky’s outside broadcasting assets
How real is that bargain?
Commerce Commission finalises Wellington Electricity’s allowable revenue from
Commission consults on approving $36 million investment to maintain reliable electricity supply
Commission opens market study into grocery sector and publishes process paper
Supermarkets announced as Government’s second market study
Commission finalises emergency calling protections for consumers in power cuts
Commission proposes Aurora can spend $523m to fix its network
COVID-19 brings record level of travel-related complaints to Commerce Commission
Commission completes input methodologies by finalising approach to valuing fibre providers’ financial loss
Statement of Issues released for Pact/Flight clearance application
Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Aon/Willis Towers Watson
Commerce Commission moves to address rising telecommunications sector complaints
PAK’nSAVE Mangere fined $78,000 for price discrepancies
Draft decision on allocation of $10 million Telecommunications Development Levy
Wilson Parking agrees to divest car parks in settlement agreement with Commerce Commission
Aon seeks clearance to acquire Willis Towers
Commission consults on draft report on Fonterra’s 2020/21 Milk Price Manual
Commission releases rules to safeguard consumers of fibre broadband
$75,000 fine for heat pump servicing company
Commission confirms its approach to monitoring and enforcing non-discrimination and equivalence obligations
NEP seeks clearance to acquire Sky’s outside broadcasting assets
Draft decision to reduce Wellington Electricity’s allowable revenue as it transitions to a default price-quality
Kiwibank admits system failures and agrees to pay customers $5.2 million
More toy safety fines – Judge says “substantially higher penalties” justified
Commission approves Transpower’s $143m voltage stability project in Waikato and Upper North Island region
Mobile operators should improve consumer choice through easier comparisons
Proposed approach to fibre regulation released
Commission releases final report on Fonterra’s milk price 15 September
Hamilton real estate agencies to pay $4 million for price fixing
Commission grants clearance for Mylan and Upjohn to merge subject to a divestment
Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Pact/Flight clearance application
Commission clears AJ Park’s acquisition of Baldwins
Competition agencies to coordinate on cross-border investigations
Commerce Commission signs multilateral framework enhancing international cooperation on competition enforcement
Mobile Termination Access Services to remain regulated for now