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Novotech and CNS deal expands CRO services

Press Release – CNS

Asia-Pacific CRO Novotech has acquired Australasian specialist CRO Clinical Network Services (CNS), with a mutual mission to expand services SYDNEY, Oct 19, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – Novotech, the largest Asia-Pacific-based CRO, has acquired Australasian … Read more »

Deloitte New Zealand announces partnership with Dell Boomi

Press Release – Deloitte

19 October 2018 Deloitte has today launched its Dell Boomi offering in New Zealand. Dell Boomi integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) enables customers to integrate cloud and on-premise applications, data and people, ensuring easy, fast and secure … Read more »

NZ Steel purchase heads off risk – First NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Steel’s $46 million stake in distributor Steel & Tube has shut down the creation of a potentially tricky customer flexing its muscles to get better pricing, analysts say. Read more »

Commerce Commission appointments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the reappointments of Sue Begg and Elisabeth Welson as members of the Commerce Commission, and the appointment of a new associate member, John Crawford. Read more »

24% premium dangled to buy control of Restaurant Brands

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Mexico’s Finaccess Capital has offered $881.5 million – a 24 percent premium – to buy three-quarters of Restaurant Brands New Zealand. Read more »

Commission opens investigation into wool scouring

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has opened an investigation into David Ferriers acquisition through a holding company of a 70% equity interest in wool scourer Cavalier Wool Holdings Limited. Read more »

Debt collection industry on notice about misleading tactics

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commission is reminding debt collectors of their legal obligation to avoid misrepresenting consumers rights, as it warns one business about its conduct. Read more »

Genesis partners with Tilt in Taranaki wind farm

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy is partnering with Tilt Renewables to develop a 100 MW wind farm at Waverley on the southern Taranaki coast. Read more »

Car dealership and owner fined for CGA misrepresentations

Press Release – Commerce Commission

An Auckland car dealership and its owner have been fined a total of $12,000 on 16 charges under the Fair Trading Act. Read more »

Darktrace And Endace Strike New Partnership

Press Release – Endace

Darktrace And Endace Strike New Partnership to Combine Cyber Ai And Forensics San Francisco and Cambridge, UK Tuesday , October 1 6 h, 2018 Darktrace and Endace today announced a partnership that combines Darktraces cyber AI with Endaces … Read more »

Public Inquiry Called for After QBE’s Conduct in Mainzeal

Press Release – LPF Group

Phil Newland, Director of litigation funder LPF Group, is calling for the Government to hold a public inquiry into the conduct of large insurance companies on the back of an investigation published today by Newsroom, one of New Zealands leading independent … Read more »

Govt’s Commerce Amendment Bill an Invitation to Corruption

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Governments Introduction of Market Studies via the Commerce Amendment Bill is a sad day for both the Government and the National Party, according to ACT leader David Seymour. Read more »

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