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Published on 6 December 2013
Competition and consumer agencies worldwide have long recognised the benefits of international cooperation in tackling cross-border offending. The Commerce Commission has been a member of an informal network, the International Consumer Protection Enforcement Network (ICPEN), for many years.
Published on 11 October 2013
We have just published draft guidelines on our approach to assessing collaboration between competitors.
Published on 27 August 2013
In June 2013 Sue Begg, the Commission’s Deputy Chair, represented New Zealand at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Competition Committee and working party meetings
Published on 29 July 2013
We’ve recently updated our Mergers and Acquisitions Guidelines and Authorisation Guidelines to reflect developments in case law, international experience, and the Commission’s plain English standard. Following a public consultation period in March this year, we released the revised guidelines last week.
Published on 24 June 2013
Over the winter the Commission will be engaging with a range of Canterbury businesses involved in rebuild activities about how to stay clear of breaching the Commerce and Fair Trading Acts.
Published on 27 May 2013
The Commerce Commission’s Competition Branch is responsible for enforcing the legislation that promotes competition in New Zealand markets and prohibits misleading and deceptive conduct by traders. This includes investigating breaches of the Commerce, Fair Trading and Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Acts, as well as providing information and guidance to businesses and consumers about these Acts and how they apply.
Published on 25 February 2013
Recent surveys undertaken with a number of health professional groups, show professionals working in the health and disability sector will benefit from the guidance materials currently under development by the Commission.
Published on 23 November 2012
The Commission is committed to increasing transparency about its work, and understanding of its decision-making processes. The publication of our new Enforcement Response Guidelines today is a further step in that direction.
Published on 19 October 2012
With billions of dollars at stake in the Christchurch rebuild, the Commerce Commission is turning its attention to assisting those involved in the reconstruction to understand and avoid being part of anti-competitive activities such as collusion, bid rigging or price fixing.
Published on 21 September 2012
The Commerce Commission has a new initiative aimed at lifting understanding of how competition and consumer laws are applied in the health and disability sector. It’s part of our growing focus on using advocacy as a means of raising levels of awareness of the benefits of competition and through this, raising levels of compliance with competition and consumer laws.