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Related party transactions provisions

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This page contains information on our review of the related party transactions provisions being carried out as part of the input methodologies review.

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Review of Milk Price Manual 2016/17 season

Project status: Final report on Review of Fonterra’s 2016/17 Milk Price Manual due 15 December 2016

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Waikato and Upper North Island voltage management

Project status: Draft decision due September 2018

The closure of Southdown and Otahuhu Power stations in Auckland and the proposed closure of the Huntly Power Station in Waikato are expected to cause voltage management issues in the Auckland and Waitako regions as peak electricity demand increases.

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Study of telecommunications backhaul services

Project status: Draft report due February 2017

The Commission is undertaking a study to improve its understanding of backhaul services under S9A of the Telecomunciations Act.

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Vodafone Europe B.V. and Sky Network Television Limited

Project status: Final decision due 21 December 2016

The Commerce Commission has received clearance applications from Vodafone Europe B.V. and Sky Network Television Limited in respect of the proposed merger of Vodafone and Sky in New Zealand.

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Investigation into Spark’s resale voice services

Project status: Final report due 20 December 2016

We are currently investigating whether Spark's resale voice services should be deregulated.

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2015/16 TDL liability allocation determination

Project status: Final liability allocation determination due 19 December 2016

The liability allocation determination for the 2015/16 Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) covers the period from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.

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NZME Limited and Fairfax New Zealand Limited

Project status: Final decision due 15 March 2017

The Commerce Commission has received an application from NZME Limited and Fairfax NZ Limited seeking authorisation to merge their media operations in New Zealand.

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Profitability of electricity distributors following first adjustments to revenue limits

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The purpose of information disclosure regulation is to ensure that sufficient information is readily available to interested persons to assess whether the purpose of Part 4 of the Commerce Act is being met.

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UBA section 30R review of non-price terms

Project status: Cross-submissions on draft decision due 15 December 2016

On 1 April 2015, the Commission commenced a section 30R review of the STD for the UBA service.

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Form of control and RAB indexation

Project status: Final decisions on IM review (including airports ID determination) due 20 December 2016

The Commission is currently reviewing the input methodologies (IMs), which it is required to do within 7 years of setting them.

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Customised price-quality paths requirements

Project status: Final decisions on IM review (including airports ID determination) due 20 December 2016

This page contains information on the review of the input methodologies for customised price-quality paths (CPP requirements) topic being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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2017-2022 Default price-quality path

Project status: Draft DPP decisions and determinations due February 2017

By 31 May 2017 we will reset the default price-quality paths that applies to gas distribution and gas transmission businesses.

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Gas pipelines issues

Project status: Final decisions on IM review (including airports ID determination) due 20 December 2016

This page contains information on the gas pipeline issues being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Cost of capital

Project status: Final decisions on IM review (including airports ID determination) due 20 December 2016

This page contains information on cost of capital issues being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Emerging technology in the energy sector

Project status: Final decisions on IM review (including airports ID determination) due 20 December 2016

This page contains information on the emerging technology topic being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Airport profitability assessment

Project status: Final decisions on IM review (including airports ID determination) due 20 December 2016

This page contains information on the airports profitability assessment topic being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Z Energy’s application for clearance to acquire Chevron New Zealand

Project status: Clearance determination due mid-May 2016

The Commerce Commission received an application from Z Energy Limited seeking clearance to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand, the owner of the Caltex brand in New Zealand.

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Input methodologies review

Project status: Final decisions on IM review (including airports ID determination) due 15 December 2016

This page includes information on the review of the input methodologies that the Commission must undertake within 7 years of setting the input methodologies.

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Local and mobile number portability

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Determinations covering local number portability, this enables a customer to change their telecommunications provider but retain the same telephone number within a local calling area.

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Cost of capital 2016

Project status: WACC for CPP for EDBs due 23 December 2016

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