Commerce Commission

12 Jun 18, 12:07pm
Government review of Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act includes a look at credit card interest rates
31 May 18, 1:20pm
A Commerce Commission review of 215 selected lenders' websites found 21% of them failed to comply with disclosure obligations under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
30 May 18, 5:14pm
Budget Loans fined $720,000 for 'cynical and deliberate' breaches of the Fair Trading Act - banning orders sought for its directors Allan and Wayne Hawkins
24 May 18, 12:46pm
FMA and RBNZ give life insurance companies until June 22 to prove they aren't mimicking the misconduct of some of their Australian parents
21 May 18, 10:31am
Judge rules Harmoney's platform fee is a credit fee, doesn't accept the 'relative novelty of peer-to-peer lending should preclude the usual application of the CCCFA'
11 May 18, 5:00am
Schemes that deal with complaints people make about their financial service providers urge the Government not to go too far in making them report all the misconduct they see to regulators 
9 May 18, 12:39pm
Commerce Commission probes problems with ANZ loan calculator that undercharged interest to about 100,000 customers
4 May 18, 2:33pm
FMA & RBNZ tell banks the window for them to show consumers & regulators they can have full confidence in the NZ financial services industry is narrow with proactive leadership required
24 Apr 18, 9:49am
Commerce Commission to probe the level of constraint Ingenico and Paymark impose on each other for digital gateway services when mulling Ingenico's proposed Paymark takeover
23 Apr 18, 5:18pm
Tex Edwards cooks up a multi course recipe to improve housing affordability in New Zealand. With market failure more government involvement is required, he argues 
16 Apr 18, 9:28am
Richard Baker explains why an NZ Initiative report on NZ's key economic regulators rates the FMA ahead of the Commerce Commision and the RBNZ
5 Mar 18, 7:04am
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at where Tower's at - three months after completing a capital raise and nearly a year after taking out a $30m bank loan to boost its solvency 
23 Feb 18, 5:02am
Bell Gully calls for a more proactive attitude to open banking from the Government, ponders how it could legislate for open banking if required to
15 Feb 18, 5:02pm
Tower's falling share price sees Suncorp's half-year investment income take a $12m hit; Suncorp 'expects to address' its near 20% shareholding in Tower this year
14 Dec 17, 10:47am
TSB to refund about 2800 customers an average of $170 each after overcharging loan break fees between 2008 and 2016
6 Dec 17, 1:45pm
Govt to further probe petrol prices and beef up Commerce Commission powers by enabling the consumer watchdog to undertake broad market studies
2 Dec 17, 6:26am
FMA statistics show the fledgling NZ P2P lending sector is serving banks and fund managers well, but more needs to be done for retail investors and SMEs, Gareth Vaughan argues
16 Nov 17, 10:23am
Harmoney tells court it can charge a fee for its services like a broker that includes profit as Commerce Commission argues there is nothing new or disruptive about what Harmoney's doing
7 Nov 17, 12:06pm
Vero walks away from appeal of Commerce Commission decision to block Tower takeover as it sees 'significant litigation risk' and the deal outlining the proposed acquisition expires
4 Nov 17, 7:30am
The newly-minted Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister commits to championing open banking, capping payday lenders' interest rates, and writing a code of conduct for the supermarket industry


2 Aug 17, 1:46pm
26 Jul 17, 8:26am
3 May 17, 8:42am