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New Zealand companies face new competition guidelines to govern Covid-19 collaboration

By Laurel Henning
  • 01 May 2020 01:11
  • 01 May 2020 01:11
New Zealand companies that have chosen to collaborate during the Covid-19 pandemic have been issued with new guidelines from the country’s competition regulator, covering the supply of essential goods and services.
In a statement accompanying the guidelines, New Zealand Commerce Commission Chair Anna Rawlings said the guidance is intended to

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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