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TPPA – It Comes Down to Trust

Geoff SimmonsEnvironmentLeave a Comment

The controversy over the TPPA looks likely to continue right up to the signing and in the days afterward, with Prime Minister John Key confronting Maori indignation over lack of consultation, and Labour battling internal divisions. Jane Kelsey and other … Read More

Uber vs the Taxis

Geoff SimmonsEconomicsLeave a Comment

Regulation is important, but unless it is nimble and well managed it can become a bigger problem than whatever it was intended to solve. We’ve seen one example of that in with minimum parking requirements, but another, much bigger regulatory … Read More

Top 5 questions over TPPA

Geoff SimmonsEconomicsLeave a Comment

The Trans Pacific deal is done and the negotiators are heading home. The Government is now beginning a charm offensive to convince us that it is a good deal, but a lot of uncertainties remain until we see the full … Read More