FTC 25th Anniversary Church Service

The Staff, Commissioners and well-wishers of the Fair Trading Commission worshipped at Providence Methodist Church, 132 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6 on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 9:00am as part of the Commission’s 25th anniversary celebrations. [envira-gallery id=”1300″]

Read More

FTC Participates in JIS Think Tank Session

As part of its 25th anniversary celebrations, the FTC  participated in a Think Tank session with the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) on August 24, 2018 at 9:00am. This medium was used to inform the business community, consumers and our stakeholders of the FTC’s history and achievements over the past 25 years, as well as aspects […]

Read More

Shirley Playfair Lecture 2017

On February 22, 2017, the  FTC hosted its  17th lecture in the Shirley Playfair Lecture Series, under the theme “The Quest for Growth: Competition and Industrial Policy, Complementary or Estranged Bedfellows“. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Peter-John Gordon, former Chairman and Commissioner of the FTC and current Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of the […]

Read More

FTC hosts Competition Day Seminar

On September 23, 2015, the FTC hosted a Competition Day Seminar at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, at which the topic “Transforming Jamaica Digitally: From Flintstones to Jetsons” was explored. The following are links to media coverage of the Seminar. Jamaica Information Service: http://jis.gov.jm/liberalisation-of-telecoms-industry-notable-milestone-robinson/ Jamaica Information Service: http://jis.gov.jm/enabling-environment-necessary-for-competition-to-thrive/ [envira-gallery id=”280″]

Read More

Shirley Playfair Lecture 2014

On September 9, 2014, the  FTC hosted its  15th lecture in the Annual Shirley Playfair Lecture Series, under the theme “Competing in the Hub”. Dr. Eric Deans, Chairman, Logistics Hub Taskforce- Opening RemarksDr. Fritz Pinnock, Executive Director, Caribbean Maritime Institute- Presentation: Competing in the HubPhoto Gallery

Read More

Shirley Playfair Lecture 2013

Read More

Shirley Playfair Lecture 2012

On September 11, 2012, the FTC hosted its thirteenth lecture in the Annual Shirley Playfair Lecture Series, under the theme “Prospects for Competition in the Electricity Sector: from generation to distribution”.

Read More

Shirley Playfair Lecture 2011

On September 13, 2011, the FTC hosted its 12th lecture in the Annual Shirley Playfair Lecture Series, under the theme “Coordinating to Compete:  Limitations in the Motor Vehicle Insurance Market. The main speaker was Mr. Harold Wong, Senior Manager – Underwriting of Advantage General Insurance Company, who was joined on a panel by Mr. Leon Anderson, […]

Read More

Shirley Playfair Lecture

The twelfth lecture in the Annual Shirley Playfair Lecture Series will be held on September 13, 2011 at 3:00 pm at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. The theme for the event is “Coordinating to compete : limitations in the motor vehicle insurance market.”

Read More

Shirley Playfair Lecture 2010

The Shirley Playfair Lecture Series is an Annual Lecture which focuses on Competition Law and Policy and seeks to facilitate healthy discussions on competition in a public forum. It was held for the first time in September 2000 to honour the life and work of Mrs. Shirley Playfair, who died tragically while serving in the capacity […]

Read More