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

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Welcome from Brent Alderton – July 2015

Published on 10 July 2015

Welcome to our July edition of Bulletin.

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Step closer to final wholesale broadband prices

Published on 10 July 2015

In early July we took a further step toward finalising the wholesale broadband prices Chorus can charge internet service providers (ISPs). In total we released over 1400 pages of documentation, which is a useful illustration of the significant amount of work Commission staff and the industry have put into this project.

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Keeping children safe is priority of product safety enforcement

Published on 10 July 2015

While the Commission is well known for its efforts to protect consumers generally, many people may be unaware of our efforts to protect young children. As part of our product safety standard responsibilities, we have identified baby cots and children’s toys as the focus of our work in this area for the coming year.

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Two weeks until Competition Matters 2015

Published on 10 July 2015

In two weeks’ time, our speakers will be touching down in Wellington for our two-day competition and regulation conference, Competition Matters 2015. We are delighted with the quality of the speakers and the high level of interest in the conference.

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Fraudulent website trader is latest in growing trend

Published on 10 July 2015

An increasing problem with non-compliant online traders has been identified by the Commerce Commission as one of the highest risks for New Zealand consumers.

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Government supports everyone getting ahead financially

Published on 10 July 2015

The Commerce Commission is supporting a Government push to build financial capability in New Zealand as it joins other government agencies in working towards this goal.

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Constantly challenging merger landscape

Published on 10 July 2015

Clearance applications for mergers and acquisitions are always uniquely challenging and unpredictable. Careful followers of what we do like to see trends in our merger clearances or declines, but of course we deal with what comes in the door.

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