25 September 1998The Commerce Commission has today released guidelines on how it intends to carry out the new responsibilities given to it under the Government's electricity reforms.
23 September 1998The Commerce Commission has started court action against vehicle ferry operator, Fullers Cruises Northland Limited, and Far North District Council business, Far North Maritime Limited, alleging that their lease for ramps for vehicle ferries is anti-competitive and breaches the Commerce Act.
23 September 1998As part of an out of court settlement with the Commerce Commission the organiser of a scheme known as Perpetual Income Trust, and more recently as Lifetime Income Trust, has given signed undertakings admitting that the scheme is an illegal pyramid selling scheme.
14 September 1998The Commerce Commission and Ministry of Consumer Affairs will be visiting Whangarei on Tuesday September 15 to Thursday September 17 to discuss the Fair Trading and Consumer Guarantees Acts and other consumer protection issues.
10 September 1998The Commerce Commission has cleared Tip Top Ice Cream Company Limited to acquire the "New American" take home ice cream business of United Dairy Foods Limited after the High Court referred a previous application on appeal back to the Commission for new information to be considered.
4 September 1998The Commerce Commission is warning local authorities and other owners of event venues - these are facilities like convention centres, stadiums and sports fields - that they must not discuss their prices with each other.
3 September 1998A success in the Court of Appeal today allows the Commerce Commission's case alleging price fixing by oil companies Shell, Mobil and Caltex to continue in the High Court and awards $6,000 costs to the Commission.