Features

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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Read previous editions of Bulletin in the Archive.

Consultations update – IMs, telco and Orion

Published on 21 September 2016

A number of projects are currently in or just emerging from the consultation stage.

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Welcome from Brent Alderton – July 2016

Published on 12 July 2016

Welcome to our July edition of Bulletin.

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Guilty verdict for payday lender a reminder for reasonable fees

Published on 12 July 2016

Earlier this month, South Auckland payday lender Twenty Fifty Club Ltd and its sole director Gavin John Marsich were found guilty of 16 charges each in relation to their payday loan business.

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Input methodologies review – draft decisions

Published on 12 July 2016

Over the past month we have published a significant amount of information on the input methodologies (IMs) review for businesses regulated under Part 4 of the Commerce Act.

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Commission takes non-compliant mobile traders to task

Published on 12 July 2016

As signalled in our Mobile Trader Report published last year, the Commission is bringing its enforcement powers to bear against mobile traders who continue to break the law.

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Electricity sector update: Profitability report and Orion’s CPP transition

Published on 12 July 2016

In a first for the Commission, we recently released a report detailing the profitability of electricity distribution businesses.

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Telecommunications update: Schedule 1 review findings and annual monitoring report

Published on 12 July 2016

This month we released our findings on the 5-yearly review of Schedule 1 of the Telecommunications Act 2001 and confirmed we will investigate whether Spark’s resale voice services should be deregulated.

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Welcome from Brent Alderton – May 2016

Published on 13 May 2016

Welcome to the second edition of Bulletin for 2016.

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Supreme Court backs Commission on credit fees

Published on 13 May 2016

The long-running Motor Trade Finance Limited (MTF) and Sportzone Motorcycles Limited’s credit fees case has finally reached its conclusion in the Supreme Court.

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New Competition and Regulation General Managers appointed

Published on 13 May 2016

Following an intensive international recruitment process, we are delighted to have appointed two outstanding new General Managers to the Commission’s senior leadership team.

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