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Joint call for Government action on the 'concentration of market power' in the supermarket sector
20th Oct 21, 9:26am
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Joint call for Government action on the 'concentration of market power' in the supermarket sector
Class action filed against ANZ and ASB alleging they failed to refund some 150k customers millions of dollars they weren't allowed to take or keep
29th Sep 21, 2:52pm
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Class action filed against ANZ and ASB alleging they failed to refund some 150k customers millions of dollars they weren't allowed to take or keep
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says buy now, pay later networks could be regulated in push to reduce costs for merchants and consumers
25th Sep 21, 9:41am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says buy now, pay later networks could be regulated in push to reduce costs for merchants and consumers
Small businesses could report banks to dispute resolution schemes and consumers take merchants to the Commerce Commission under the Government's proposals to regulate merchant service fees
11th Sep 21, 9:31am
Small businesses could report banks to dispute resolution schemes and consumers take merchants to the Commerce Commission under the Government's proposals to regulate merchant service fees
Government details more of its retail payments regulation plans including formal designation under law for Visa & Mastercard's networks, and regulating surcharging
10th Sep 21, 8:15am
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Government details more of its retail payments regulation plans including formal designation under law for Visa & Mastercard's networks, and regulating surcharging
Guy Trafford reports on the latest dairy auction, and reviews some recent market research showing more of household budgets are being spent on delivered food and trying meat alternatives
19th Aug 21, 8:58am
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Guy Trafford reports on the latest dairy auction, and reviews some recent market research showing more of household budgets are being spent on delivered food and trying meat alternatives
Moves to make wholesale fuel prices more transparent, supplier/distributor contracts fairer, and retail premium petrol prices clearer are now taking effect
10th Aug 21, 8:55am
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Moves to make wholesale fuel prices more transparent, supplier/distributor contracts fairer, and retail premium petrol prices clearer are now taking effect
Local wheat farmers suspect buyer consolidation is pushing local arable farmers away from growing wheat for bread-making, with the few remaining buyers helping Australia bolster their volumes hurt by a China freeze-out
6th Aug 21, 12:01pm
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Local wheat farmers suspect buyer consolidation is pushing local arable farmers away from growing wheat for bread-making, with the few remaining buyers helping Australia bolster their volumes hurt by a China freeze-out
Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
29th Jul 21, 8:41am
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Commerce Commission draft report into retail grocery sector finds our supermarket companies are making 'persistently high' profits when compared internationally and 'avoid competing strongly' with each other; 'some form of intervention' needed
When couriers behave badly, Diana Clement finds that it is no simple matter getting the courier company to put things right. The law shields freight companies from almost all claims
2nd Jun 21, 10:03am
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When couriers behave badly, Diana Clement finds that it is no simple matter getting the courier company to put things right. The law shields freight companies from almost all claims
The Commerce Commission's Anna Rawlings explains some of the latest changes to our credit law, and what it means to be a Fit and Proper director or senior manager
31st May 21, 10:33am
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The Commerce Commission's Anna Rawlings explains some of the latest changes to our credit law, and what it means to be a Fit and Proper director or senior manager
Morgan Stanley report shines a light on IAG and Suncorp's dominance of New Zealand's general insurance market
24th May 21, 4:41pm
Morgan Stanley report shines a light on IAG and Suncorp's dominance of New Zealand's general insurance market
Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
12th May 21, 9:05am
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Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
Commerce Commission says Moola charged unreasonable credit and default fees in 2016 and 2017; commission still has an 'irresponsible lending' High Court case against Moola
3rd Mar 21, 10:36am
Commerce Commission says Moola charged unreasonable credit and default fees in 2016 and 2017; commission still has an 'irresponsible lending' High Court case against Moola
Commerce Commission says the Auckland Council potentially breached the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act in relation to its Retrofit Your Home Programme
24th Feb 21, 11:08am
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Commerce Commission says the Auckland Council potentially breached the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act in relation to its Retrofit Your Home Programme
Commerce Commission warns BNZ after deciding issues the bank self reported 'likely breached' responsible lending and disclosure obligations under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
2nd Dec 20, 9:24am
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Commerce Commission warns BNZ after deciding issues the bank self reported 'likely breached' responsible lending and disclosure obligations under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
1st Oct 20, 12:01pm
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Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
Labour Party unveils commitment to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks for accepting debit and credit cards through regulation of merchant service fees
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
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Labour Party unveils commitment to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks for accepting debit and credit cards through regulation of merchant service fees
Kiwibank June year profit hit as COVID-19 related loan impairments ramp up, expenses rise and income falls
1st Sep 20, 9:54am
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Kiwibank June year profit hit as COVID-19 related loan impairments ramp up, expenses rise and income falls
Guy Trafford explains how the Commerce Commission DIRA review worked out this year, and focuses on Fonterra's push for rights to refuse milk supply
20th Aug 20, 10:05am
Guy Trafford explains how the Commerce Commission DIRA review worked out this year, and focuses on Fonterra's push for rights to refuse milk supply
Labour's government support partners would back regulation of retail payments as part of moves to stimulate the economy after the crushing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
26th Apr 20, 7:31am
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Labour's government support partners would back regulation of retail payments as part of moves to stimulate the economy after the crushing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic consumer lenders will be acting responsibly when making reasonable decisions based on the best available information in the circumstances, ComCom says
6th Apr 20, 8:42am
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During the COVID-19 pandemic consumer lenders will be acting responsibly when making reasonable decisions based on the best available information in the circumstances, ComCom says
Commerce Commission looking at COVID-19 'mortgage holidays' through CCCFA lens, what RBNZ capital concession means & what about non-bank deposit takers?
31st Mar 20, 2:01pm
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Commerce Commission looking at COVID-19 'mortgage holidays' through CCCFA lens, what RBNZ capital concession means & what about non-bank deposit takers?
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
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In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
HSBC failure to disclose interest rate increase to borrowers affected 225 loans and 180 borrowers and sees bank warned and required to compensate borrowers about $7,000
10th Mar 20, 10:53am
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HSBC failure to disclose interest rate increase to borrowers affected 225 loans and 180 borrowers and sees bank warned and required to compensate borrowers about $7,000