The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Thales S.A. to acquire Gemalto N.V. subject to a divestment undertaking requiring Thales to divest its entire general-purpose hardware security module (HSM) business.Read more
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The Commerce Commission has declined Vector’s request to relax the reliability standards that apply to its electricity network. Vector claimed that changes to health and safety legislation required it to change its policies so that network maintenance and repairs could in most cases only be undertaken on de-energised lines. These new policies have increased the duration of outages on Vector’s network.Read more