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Every two months the Commerce Commission publishes feature articles in the newsletter Bulletin – News direct from the Commerce Commission.

The Bulletin covers a mix of regulation and competition issues. Articles inform about the Commission's thinking, feature case studies and general Commission news. The newsletter also contains updates on consultations, highlight new resources on our website and international news.

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Retail telecommunications a priority for 2017/18

Published on 17 August 2017

At our recent Competition Matters conference we outlined our priorities for the upcoming year, including our focus on retail telecommunications across both our consumer and regulation work.

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Welcome from Brent Alderton – May 2017

Published on 18 May 2017

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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The NZME/Fairfax final decision

Published on 18 May 2017

Last week we released our final decision declining the NZME and Fairfax application to merge their media businesses. This was the third large-scale merger application we have assessed in the past 18 months, following on from the Z Energy/Chevron and Vodafone/Sky decisions.

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Airport price setting events

Published on 18 May 2017

As an organisation, we are responsible for monitoring and reporting on the performance of the international airports in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch under information disclosure regulation.

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Retailers put on alert about using misleading pricing

Published on 18 May 2017

Thousands of retailers have received an open letter from the Commerce Commission, highlighting pricing practices which might breach the law, and offering guidance on how to avoid them.

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Review of related party transactions rules

Published on 18 May 2017

In December last year we delivered the majority of our decisions on our latest review of the up-front rules, requirements and processes for our Part 4 regulations (which are collectively known as the input methodologies, or IMs).

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Competition Matters 2017 speaker profile: Professor Ralph Winter

Published on 18 May 2017

Competition Matters will be held on 20 and 21 July in Wellington, New Zealand.

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New guidelines on children’s nightwear

Published on 18 May 2017

The Commerce Commission has released guidance for parents and traders on new safety regulations for children’s nightwear.

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Welcome from Brent Alderton – March 2017

Published on 10 March 2017

Welcome to the first edition of Bulletin for 2017 – it is hard to believe it is March already.

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US Antitrust expert to present at Competition Matters 2017

Published on 10 March 2017

Leading US Antitrust expert Professor Spencer Weber Waller is a key note speaker at this year’s Competition Matters conference.

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