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2012 achievements

Published on 20 December 2012

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The Commerce Commission has ended the year with a welcome Christmas present for former Credit Sails investors after a $60 million settlement with the companies involved. It was a very satisfying way to end a busy year. Here’s a quick look back at our year.

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Credit SaILS – new milestone under the Fair Trading Act

Published on 20 December 2012

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The Commerce Commission’s $60 million settlement in the Credit SaILS investigation, announced this week, is a reward for investors’ patience. We hope that investors feel that the wait has been worthwhile. Commission Chair Dr Mark Berry shares his observations of the case which set a new record for a Fair Trading Act settlement.

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Protecting consumers worldwide

Published on 20 December 2012

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We all know that the world has become a global village. While this brings huge opportunity for its citizens, it can present serious challenges when it comes to enforcing the law. That’s why the Commerce Commission plays its part in the International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network (ICPEN). Yvette Popovic, Chief Adviser, Competition Branch reports back from the latest ICPEN conference.

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Feedback from our (Part 4) regulated industry stakeholders

Published on 20 December 2012

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The Commission is committed to improving its relationships with key stakeholders, including providing opportunities to give us feedback.

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