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If you can’t back it up, don’t say it

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on If you can’t back it up, don’t say it

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: If you can’t back it up, don’t say it If you can’t back it up, don’t say it 20 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has released a new video, giving guidance to traders on false, misleading or unsubstantiated claims and how to avoid making them. The video’s title […]

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Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing 19 February 2018 Sunscreen producer Johnson & Johnson (New Zealand) Limited (JJNZ) has undertaken to the Commerce Commission to only sell sunscreen products which meet the joint Australian/New Zealand standard. […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger 16 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to Rhone Capital LLC’s (Rhone) proposed acquisition of Fluidra S.A. (Fluidra). Rhone is […]

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Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys 12 February 2018 Toy importer Mega Import and Export Limited (Mega Import) has been fined $65,000 for selling toys which did not comply with a mandatory standard. Mega Import pleaded guilty to two charges […]

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Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated 7 February 2018 A mobile trader has been fined more than $100,000 despite going into liquidation in early 2017. Appenture Marketing Limited (In Liquidation) (Appenture) was fined $114,000 in the Auckland District Court, for misleading consumers […]

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Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra 5 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Rhone Capital LLC (Rhone) to acquire up to 100% of the shares or assets of Fluidra […]

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Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan1 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s proposal to spend $31 million on improving its network’s resilience to a major earthquake.Wellington Electricity, […]

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Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars 25 January 2018 Motor Me owner and operator Brent Smith has been warned by the Commission that he has likely breached the […]

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Commission lays charges against EuroSteel

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Commission lays charges against EuroSteel

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission lays charges against EuroSteel Commission lays charges against EuroSteel23 January 2018 The Commerce Commission confirms that 59 charges under the Fair Trading Act have been laid against Euro Corporation Limited (EuroSteel) for making false and misleading representations about its steel mesh product known as SE615.The charges were […]

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Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services19 January 2018 The Commerce Commission is recommencing its study into domestic telecommunication backhaul services. ‘Backhaul’ is a generic term used by the industry to describe a link that carries mobile, internet and voice traffic back […]

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New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law18 January 2018 The Commerce Commission has launched a new series of videos and quick guides to help businesses and procurers understand competition law.“Every New […]

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Warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust for sending invoices for unsolicited membership services

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust for sending invoices for unsolicited membership services

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust for sending invoices for unsolicited membership services Warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust for sending invoices for unsolicited membership services 17 January 2018 The Commission has issued a warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust (the Trustees Association) […]

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Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged after goods repossessed

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged after goods repossessed

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged after goods repossessed Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged after goods repossessed16 January 2018 Debt collection group Receivables Management has agreed to credit more than $1.4 million to around 1,700 customers who were wrongly charged interest, costs and fees on loans […]

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Commission alerts public to LuxStyle online sales method

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Commission alerts public to LuxStyle online sales method

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission alerts public to LuxStyle online sales method Commission alerts public to LuxStyle online sales method10 January 2018 The Commerce Commission is alerting the public to be wary when browsing for products online on sites operated by Lux International Sales ApS (LuxStyle), a company based in Denmark.Luxstyle operates […]

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Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines for new law

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines for new law

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines for new law Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines for new law 9 January 2018 The Commerce Commission has released a final version of its guidelines for assessing collaborations between competitors as a result of amendments to the law relating to cartels. […]

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South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor 8 January 2018 The Commerce Commission has warned VetLife Limited (VetLife) that it is likely to have breached the Commerce Act by price fixing […]

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Updated rules for related party transactions for gas pipeline and electricity lines companies

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Updated rules for related party transactions for gas pipeline and electricity lines companies

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Updated rules for related party transactions for gas pipeline and electricity lines companies Updated rules for related party transactions for gas pipeline and electricity lines companies21 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has released its final decision to update the rules around related party transactions for electricity lines and […]

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Public information disclosure requirements tidied up for regulated businesses

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Public information disclosure requirements tidied up for regulated businesses

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Public information disclosure requirements tidied up for regulated businesses Public information disclosure requirements tidied up for regulated businesses21 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has updated its information disclosure requirements for regulated international airports, electricity lines companies and gas pipeline businesses.Under Part 4 of the Commerce Act, regulated businesses […]

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Annual Telco Monitoring Report shows pace of industry change

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Annual Telco Monitoring Report shows pace of industry change

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Annual Telco Monitoring Report shows pace of industry change Annual Telco Monitoring Report shows pace of industry change20 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has today released its Annual Telecommunications Monitoring Report which reveals the key broadband and mobile trends for the year to 30 June 2017.Telecommunications Commissioner Dr […]

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Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal 19 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has welcomed the High Court’s dismissal of NZME and Fairfax’s appeal against the Commission’s decision to decline their media merger.  In May […]

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