Latest Commerce Commission News

Kiwibank faces criminal charges following issues that caused over $7m in overcharges
Delay in dropping petrol prices costing Kiwi motorists $15m a year at the pump
Making it easier to invest in New Zealand
Appointments – associate members to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Statement of Unresolved Issues released for AlphaTheta’s proposed acquisition of Serato
Commission balances necessary investment in electricity networks against rising consumer prices
ComCom warns Bluebridge over ferry cancellation and delay representations
Crackerjack sentencing a red flag for parents as winter sets in
Commission extends timeline for Foodstuffs merger application
Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Evergreen’s application to acquire ACMNZ
2degrees ‘free Aussie business roaming’ claims not fair dinkum, ComCom says
Commission grants clearance for One NZ to acquire Dense Air
Streamlining Building Consent Changes
Legal victory over Viagogo an important win for Kiwi consumers
ComCom shows the way to go for fuel savings – unstaffed stations
ComCom secures conviction against promoter who claimed they’d be ‘one of the biggest scammers in NZ
RBNZ releases submission on draft Commerce Commission market study – Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua
Rural New Zealanders front-of-mind in Commission’s Copper Services Investigation
FMA appoints Louise Unger as Executive Director, Response and Enforcement
Commission focused on ensuring Chorus expenditure benefits consumers
Commission takes Court action against One NZ for endangering vulnerable consumers
Evergreen Seeks Commission Approval To Acquire ACMNZ
Commerce Commission drives legal action against Beaurepaires
New “RealSpeed” report brings broadband testing into the home
Statement of Issues released for proposed Foodstuffs merger
Commission grants clearance for Farmlands to acquire Seales Winslow
Building products shakeup to lower prices
Greens Bill Will Make Cost-of-living Crisis Worse
Government response to draft market study into personal banking services
Disruptive forces needed to drive change in NZ’s personal banking sector
Commission to issue Statement of Issues on proposed Foodstuffs merger
Commission reviews past merger decisions to assess competitive impacts
Formal warning for The Lines Company outages – focus on recovery plan
Commission confirms greater transparency requirements for lines companies as energy transition continues
Statement of Issues released for NZ Post’s application to acquire certain courier business assets of PBT
Commission approves nearly $400m investment to strengthen grid, with Transpower to provide timing assurance on Cook Strait cable spend
Some Cause For Optimism In Aurora’s Network Progress
ComCom calls for banks to pick up the pace on payment options
Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Payments NZ’s application seeking authorisation to further develop its open banking framework
“Whistleblowing” could help focus Grocery Commissioner’s work
Statement of Issues released for AlphaTheta’s proposed acquisition of Serato
Statement of Issues released for Farmlands’ proposed acquisition of Seales Winslow
Commission amends Copper Withdrawal Code to enhance consumer protection
Statement of Issues released for One NZ’s application to acquire Dense Air
Reducing barriers for financial services
Christchurch Airport pricing decisions ‘reasonable’ says Commission
ComCom to launch action against two car finance lenders
Statement of Preliminary Issues released for proposed Foodstuffs merger