Commerce Commission

14 Feb 19, 5:00am
KPMG warns banks of threats to their lucrative credit card business from rivals and regulators if they don't get on the front foot and assist struggling borrowers
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13 Feb 19, 3:14pm
Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report lumps debt and fringe lending in with alcohol consumption, drug taking and gambling in the social hazards section
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1 Feb 19, 12:16pm
The emergence and growth of 'buy now, pay later' services has caught the eye of competitors and regulators. Stephen Forbes takes a look at the fast growing sector
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30 Jan 19, 5:00am
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi establishing new regulatory powers targeting new credit products
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10 Dec 18, 1:25pm
Small businesses lacking bargaining power front of mind for Government as it consults on strengthening protections against unfair commercial practices
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3 Dec 18, 4:00pm
The Commerce Commission will have a year to do a market study on the retail fuel market; more industry probes to follow
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13 Nov 18, 5:00am
Review considers change to existing RBNZ sound & efficient financial system policy objective with competition, consumer protection & public confidence also in the mix
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10 Nov 18, 10:02am
Gareth Vaughan argues credit cards should be the first target for our regulators if they're serious about making banks protect or enhance customer interests & outcomes
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7 Nov 18, 3:24pm
Government's suggestion of establishing a legal duty for banks to consider customers' long-term outcomes would be a shift to a fiduciary duty of care from buyer beware
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2 Nov 18, 9:35am
Sale of Paymark for $190 mln by ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac to France's Ingenico cleared by Commerce Commission
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1 Nov 18, 2:25pm
Benefits of making lenders disclose the effective cost of credit, by combining interest rates & fees, deemed not sufficient to warrant the costs and complexities, MBIE says
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11 Oct 18, 6:43pm
Greens lobby Commerce Minister to get competition watchdog to probe supermarkets after petrol companies under soon-to-be-bolstered powers
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10 Oct 18, 10:10am
Loan shark crackdown includes interest & fee caps, fit & proper person test and tougher penalties, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
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8 Oct 18, 4:36pm
PM responds to outcry over high petrol prices by rushing through law change requiring petrol companies to come clean to the ComCom
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8 Oct 18, 12:17pm
Australian consumers are getting an inquiry into 'excessive' foreign currency conversion fees, so could their New Zealand counterparts also get one?
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17 Aug 18, 3:39pm
Auckland company fined $540,000 for claiming steel reinforcing mesh met earthquake standards when it didn't
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5 Jul 18, 1:54pm
As NZ regulators investigate banks' conduct & culture they should take a leaf out of ASIC's book and probe the credit card market too, Gareth Vaughan argues
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29 Jun 18, 10:58am
The Commerce Commission details its role in the FMA & RBNZ led probe into the conduct & culture of banks and life insurers
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29 Jun 18, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan argues the flawed Financial Service Providers' Register is a factor in consumer lending problems & it should be dumped with consumer lenders licensed
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21 Jun 18, 3:42pm
OMV tells the Commerce Commission depleting gas reserves at the fields it's proposing to buy from Shell will constrain the growth of its market share
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