Commerce Commission seeks feedback on cartel whistleblowing policy

Navigation for News Categories A policy used by the Commerce Commission to encourage individuals to inform on their anti-competitive partners looks set to stay once the behaviour becomes criminal. Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson From 8 April 2021 a cartel – where two or more businesses agree not to compete with each other – would…Continue Reading

Commerce Commission not satisfied with planned sale of Sky TV’s outside broadcasting unit

Navigation for News Categories The Commerce Commission is not satisfied with Sky TV’s plans to sell its outside broadcast subsidiary to a large multinational company. Sky TV’s plan to sell its outside broadcast service to NEP Broadcast Services must be approved by the Commerce Commission. Photo: Supplied / Richard Parsonson The commission was considering NEP…Continue Reading

Majority of Commerce Senators Who Questioned Big Tech CEOs Have Raked in Campaign Cash from Same Firms, Records Show

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears on a monitor as he testifies remotely during the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing ‘”Does Section 230’s Sweeping Immunity Enable Big Tech Bad Behavior?” on Capitol Hill, October 28, 2020. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via Reuters) FEC data shows that Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Commerce Committee — which…Continue Reading

China’s commerce ministry issues rules on ‘unreliable entities’ list

No results matched your search EconomySep 19, 2020 01:20AM ET © Reuters. BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s commerce ministry on Saturday issued rules on its proposed list of “unreliable entities,” part of an intensifying rift with the United States, saying it will target foreign firms and individuals endangering China’s sovereignty and security. After President Donald Trump’s…Continue Reading

Commerce Commission cancels power price increase meetings in Queenstown Lakes

Navigation for News Categories The Commerce Commission has cancelled meetings to discuss plans to increase power prices in the Queenstown Lakes. Photo: 123RF Aurora Energy is proposing price increases to residential power bills of approximately $20 to $30 a month over three years to improve its infrastructure. Historically, the Commerce Commission said Aurora Energy had…Continue Reading

How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce wrecked the economy — and made the pandemic worse

As hospital intensive care units overflow again, and delays in COVID-19 testing reports reach record levels in many cities, a conversation I recently with Sen. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, reminded me that I had forgotten something utterly critical: Donald Trump’s decision to unilaterally disarm America in the face of the coronavirus invasion was urged upon him by an ostensible…Continue Reading