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Will the Commerce Commission's supermarket study produce cheaper groceries?

New Zealand, Australia - November 30 2020 On 17 November 2020, the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs initiated a market study into the retail grocery market. The announcement came as...

Jessica White, Tony Dellow, Anna Parker.

Recent supermarket case highlights importance of fixing fair trading issues quickly

New Zealand - October 30 2020 Discrepancies between advertised prices and prices charged have led to a $78k penalty being imposed on a supermarket under the Fair Trading Act 1986...

Jessica White, Tony Dellow, Anna Parker.

House prices: Three factors, that keep them climbing and three that might not

New Zealand - October 19 2020 Despite seven months of COVID-19 including four weeks in full lockdown, the New Zealand property market has defied expectations and continues to reach...

Terence Ng.

Responding to COVID-19: The High Court on the legality of the lockdown

New Zealand - August 20 2020 The High Court has released its much anticipated decision regarding Andrew Borrowdale’s challenge of the legality of the lockdown imposed on the New...

Jessica White, Rebecca Dudley-Cobb, Alastair Hercus, Tony Dellow, Anna Parker, Natasha Wilson.

“Green”, “eco-friendly” and “good for the environment” - Commerce Commission releases new guidance on making environmental claims

New Zealand - July 16 2020 The Commerce Commission has issued new Environmental Claims Guidelines to help businesses understand their Fair Trading Act obligations when making...

Jessica White, Tony Dellow, Anna Parker.