Press Releases


FTC Makes Recommendations to Bookstore

FTC recommends that Book Depot adopt a consistent pricing method so that prices relayed to consumers are identical to that billed at the cash register.  Further, where there are underlying factors that may influence a price change, consumers should be told before they complete the purchase transaction.  The recommendation was made to prevent the likelihood […]

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FTCNewsLine – January 2020

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 01-20 we feature matters related to the period October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. FTCNewsLine – January 2020

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FTCNewsLine – October 2019

FTCNewsLine is a quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 04-19 we feature matters related to the period July 1, 2019- September 30, 2019. FTCNewsLine – October 2019

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FTC WARNS CONSUMERS ABOUT ‘UNLIMITED’ PLANS

Consumers are being warned to be particularly vigilant when the word ‘unlimited’ is used in advertisements; and are encouraged to obtain full information from their telecommunications service providers on the details of calling plans prior to purchase. The Fair Trading Commission (FTC), having received several complaints regarding restrictions placed on unlimited calling plans by telecommunication […]

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FTCNewsLine – July 2019

FTCNewsLine is a quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 03-19 we feature matters related to the period April 1, 2019- June 30, 2019. FTCNewsLine – July 2019

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FTCNewsLine – April 2019

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 02-19 we feature matters related to the period January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019. FTCNewsLine – April 2019

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FTC receives training in competition advocacy

On March 19 and 20, 2019, the Staff of FTC benefited from a workshop in competition advocacy conducted by experts from the Laboratory of  Economics, Antitrust and Regulation (Lear), which is a specialized economic consultancy firm, that offers a wide range of services in the field of competition policy and regulation. The training forms part […]

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FTCNewsLine – January 2019

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 01-19 we feature matters related to the period October 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018. FTCNewsLine – January 2019

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FTCNewsLine – October 2018

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 04-18 we feature matters related to the period July 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018. FTCNewsLine – October 2018

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Demystifying Misleading Advertising Under the FCA

On October 25, 2018, Mr. Marc Jones, Legal Officer will deliver a presentation “Demystifying Misleading Advertising under the Fair Competition Act” at the Faculty of Law, UWI. Click here  for more details on the presentation.

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