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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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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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Warning for telcos

Published on 10 March 2017

Complaints about telecommunications companies (telcos) are on the rise, and so too is the Commission’s focus on telco compliance with consumer laws.

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Pricing problems a 2017 priority

Published on 10 March 2017

The Commission is taking a close look at pricing this year, building on two high profile cases.

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Telecommunications Act Review

Published on 10 March 2017

The Government is currently undertaking a review of the Telecommunications Act 2001, looking at the underlying regulatory settings for communications markets.

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Gas price path decision out for consultation

Published on 10 March 2017

Late last month we released our draft decisions on the default price-quality paths (DPP) for gas pipeline services.

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Powerco’s customised price path

Published on 10 March 2017

Electricity distribution businesses play a key role in ensuring New Zealanders have reliable and safe access to electricity. We have a number of regulatory responsibilities in the sector.

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