Features

Every 2 months the Commerce Commission publishes feature articles in the newsletter Bulletin – News direct from the Commerce Commission.

The Bulletin covers a mix of regulation and competition issues. Articles inform about the Commission's thinking, feature case studies and general Commission news. The newsletter also contains updates on consultations, highlight new resources on our website and international news.

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Read previous editions of Bulletin in the Archive.

Welcome from Geoff Williamson – March 2018

Published on 26 March 2018

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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Back it up – new video guidance

Published on 26 March 2018

The Commission has produced new video guidance for traders on false, misleading and unsubstantiated representations and how to avoid making them.

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Consumer advocates empowered to report irresponsible lending

Published on 26 March 2018

A guidance tool called Red Flags which makes it easier for consumer advocates to report unlawful lending to the Commission continues to gain traction and has been downloaded over 1,000 times. 

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New videos and quick guides on competition law

Published on 26 March 2018

We have released a series of animated videos and quick guides to help businesses and procurers better understand competition law.

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Our submission on fibre regulation

Published on 26 March 2018

The Commission has submitted to the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Select Committee on the Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill.

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Welcome from Brent Alderton – December 2017

Published on 20 December 2017

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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Strong interest from teachers in free It’s All Good resources

Published on 19 December 2017

We’ve been pleasantly surprised at the level of interest we’ve received in our free It’s All Good resources to teach teenagers their consumer rights.

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Busy end to the year in electricity distribution regulation

Published on 19 December 2017

It’s been a busy final quarter in electricity distribution regulation.

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Important ruling on credit contracts

Published on 19 December 2017

In a significant ruling for the Commission, the High Court has held that courts can decide to re-open credit contracts of their own volition if they consider that the contract may be oppressive.

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Cold-call education company fined $351,000 for “egregious conduct”

Published on 19 December 2017

Maths education company Auckland Academy of Learning Limited (AAL) has been fined $351,000 for conduct which the Judge described as “egregious”.

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