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Commerce Commission

Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
13th May 22, 9:59am
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Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
10th May 22, 9:55am
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The Government has indicated it might consider being more prescriptive with controlling supermarket prices than was recently recommended by the Commerce Commission
Collision Repair Association says the scale of dominant insurer IAG NZ threatens its members' ongoing viability
22nd Apr 22, 11:11am
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Collision Repair Association says the scale of dominant insurer IAG NZ threatens its members' ongoing viability
Commerce Commission says if the buy now pay later sector is to be dragged under consumer credit regulations, its contracts with customers could be regulated as revolving credit contracts
21st Apr 22, 3:13pm
Commerce Commission says if the buy now pay later sector is to be dragged under consumer credit regulations, its contracts with customers could be regulated as revolving credit contracts
Tim Hazledine casts an expert economic critic's eye over the Commerce Commission's huge report in the retail grocery sector. He finds it hypocritical for most middle class folk to complain about high prices. But some action is justified
3rd Apr 22, 6:00am
by Guest
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Tim Hazledine casts an expert economic critic's eye over the Commerce Commission's huge report in the retail grocery sector. He finds it hypocritical for most middle class folk to complain about high prices. But some action is justified
The Commerce Commission has recommended a series of tweaks to the supermarket sector but stopped short of some of the tough measures it contemplated
8th Mar 22, 8:45am
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The Commerce Commission has recommended a series of tweaks to the supermarket sector but stopped short of some of the tough measures it contemplated
Simon Jensen probes how financial regulations are put together in New Zealand, asking whether it's parliamentary democracy at work or benign dictatorship by officials
23rd Feb 22, 11:50am
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Simon Jensen probes how financial regulations are put together in New Zealand, asking whether it's parliamentary democracy at work or benign dictatorship by officials
New requirement to display the price of all fuel types, including premium, seeks to give consumers more transparency and the Commerce Commission more oversight
11th Feb 22, 3:20pm
by Toby Allen
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New requirement to display the price of all fuel types, including premium, seeks to give consumers more transparency and the Commerce Commission more oversight
Anna Rawlings, chairperson of the Commerce Commission, to step down later this year - search for new chair to begin shortly
4th Feb 22, 11:48am
by Toby Allen
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Anna Rawlings, chairperson of the Commerce Commission, to step down later this year - search for new chair to begin shortly
Financial consultant Geof Mortlock calls for independent reviews of the CCCFA and LVR changes that are tightening credit conditions
30th Jan 22, 6:00am
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Financial consultant Geof Mortlock calls for independent reviews of the CCCFA and LVR changes that are tightening credit conditions
Will changes to credit contracts and consumer finance laws lead to a government-induced credit crunch or protect borrowers from predatory lending?
16th Dec 21, 5:00am
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Will changes to credit contracts and consumer finance laws lead to a government-induced credit crunch or protect borrowers from predatory lending?
More information will need to be gathered from borrowers by lenders about the reasons why they need the loan, their income, and expenses. Lenders need to assess that the borrower can afford the repayments without getting into financial difficulty
1st Dec 21, 9:47am
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More information will need to be gathered from borrowers by lenders about the reasons why they need the loan, their income, and expenses. Lenders need to assess that the borrower can afford the repayments without getting into financial difficulty
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark unveils market study of residential building supplies market
21st Nov 21, 6:16pm
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark unveils market study of residential building supplies market
Changes to consumer lending rules from December 1 bring increased requirement to verify borrower information and assess suitability
17th Nov 21, 8:14pm
by Toby Allen
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Changes to consumer lending rules from December 1 bring increased requirement to verify borrower information and assess suitability
Commerce Commission finds lenders and car dealers not always upfront about vehicle add-ons
10th Nov 21, 5:41pm
by Toby Allen
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Commerce Commission finds lenders and car dealers not always upfront about vehicle add-ons
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
by admin
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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