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Commerce Minister Paul Swain today released the government’s response to the Business Compliance Cost Panel’s Report.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Commerce and Associate Revenue Minister Paul Swain says 2001 has seen the introduction of a large number of legislative measures designed to simplify the tax system and reduce the compliance costs associated with paying tax.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

The government will introduce legislation to ban parallel imports of films, videos and DVDs for nine months from a title’s first international release, Commerce Minister Paul Swain and Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Judith Tizard said

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Thank you for the invitation to speak to you today.

You have asked me to talk about compliance cost issues for enterprises and the role of information technology.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Singapore and India offer opportunities for business.

Commerce, Communications and IT Minister Paul Swain has returned from a nine-day mission to Singapore and India enthusiastic about the business opportunities available in both countries.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

I am delighted to be here in India and have the opportunity to address the India and New Zealand Business Council.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Mr Chairman, members of FICCI, High Commissioner, distinguished guests.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Good morning, and thank you Mark for the introduction. I’m here this morning to share with you the first round of decisions that have been made regarding a core part of my work as Associate Minister of Commerce, namely the Insolvency Law Review.

  • Laila Harré
  • Commerce

I would like to take the opportunity today to look at the direction the reform of New Zealand’s capital markets regulation is heading in and to explain the context for the government’s activities in this area.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Changes to New Zealand’s insolvency laws will give employees better protection and improve the options open to individuals facing bankruptcy, Associate Commerce Minister Laila Harré announced today.

  • Laila Harré
  • Commerce

Government drives vehicle sales bill

This Government is committed to a better deal for people buying cars and support for motor vehicle dealers who protect consumers.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

The government has taken another step towards improving confidence in the New Zealand share market with the tabling for introduction of the Securities Markets and Institutions Bill.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

I am thrilled to be here at the West Coast E-Commerce Event. This event has particular significance, as today is the anniversary of the E-commerce Summit which we held in Auckland last year.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Commerce Minister Paul Swain today announced the appointment of Paula Rebstock as Deputy Chair of the Commerce Commission for a four-year term commencing 1 October 2001.

She replaces Mark Berry who left the Commission in August of this year.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Thank you for the invitation to speak to you today and I welcome the chance to talk about the topic you have chosen for me - New Zealand and Australia, a borderless market – fact or fiction?

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

The government came into office with a policy plank of improving confidence in the sharemarket.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Thank you for the invitation to speak to you today.

I would like to take this opportunity to talk about some of the things we've been doing over the past couple of years to help small businesses such as those operated by those of you here.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Commerce Minister Paul Swain today announced the appointment of Denis Byrne as an Australian member of the Takeovers Panel until 30 January 2003.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Thank you for the invitation to speak to you today.

I was asked to talk to you about the government's view of where New Zealand is headed in information technology in commerce and the macro e-commerce environment.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Commerce Minister Paul Swain has welcomed the early report back of the Commerce (Clearance Validation) Amendment Bill from the Commerce Select Committee.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

Commerce Minister Paul Swain is acting quickly to clarify the issue created by a Court of Appeal decision yesterday on company mergers that were approved under the old Commerce Act.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

"This morning the Court of Appeal overturned the previous decision of the High Court about the proposed acquisition of Woolworths NZ by Progressive Enterprises Ltd" Hon Paul Swain, Minister of Commerce, said today.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

In a speech to the third annual New Zealand CEO Summit in Queenstown today Paul Swain has outlined what the government is dong to help New Zealand become a leader in the knowledge economy.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce

We've heard a lot about the knowledge economy in the last few years.

The recent Knowledge Wave conference highlighted yet again the need for economic transformation in New Zealand.

  • Paul Swain
  • Commerce