Press Releases


CARICOM Competition Commission’s Capacity Building Workshop on Competition Enforcement

Mr. David Miller, Executive Director, will participate in the CARICOM Competition Commission’s Capacity Building Workshop on Competition Enforcement, which will be held in Castries, St. Lucia, on June 17 to 19, 2024.  Senior Public Officials from the Government of St. Lucia will learn about key principles and practical tools used in competition law as well […]

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FTC attended INDECOPI’s workshop on Due Process and Procedural Safeguards in Competition Cases

Mrs. Susan Lawrence-Simms, Senior Legal Counsel at the FTC attended a three-day workshop in Lima, Peru, on due process and procedural safeguards in competition cases. The workshop was organized by Peru’s National Institute for the Defence of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) in collaboration with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and […]

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FTC participates in Inaugural “Elevate” Procurement Conference

The FTC’s Executive Director, Mr. David Miller, served as a moderator in the Panel Discussion entitled “Levelling the Field: Ethics & Fair Play in Public Procurement”, at the “Elevate” Conference, which was hosted by the Ministry of Finance & the Public Service on March 23 to 25, 2024.   The Panelists, Dr. Amo Eyo, Professor at […]

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Let the Buyer be Aware – FTC’s presentation at the Norman Manley Law Schook in March 2024

On March 4, 2024, the Fair Trading Commission was invited to make a presentation at the Norman Manley Law School Legal Aid Clinic’s Legal Aid Fair under the theme “Let the Buyer be Aware.” Miss Michelle Phillips, Legal Officer, presented to students and the public and discussed various consumer provisions within the Fair Competition Act […]

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FTC Presentation to CCGI Panel on Governance Compliance Law and Fair Trading in the Caribbean

Mr. David Miller, Executive Director of the Jamaica Fair Trading Commission participated as a panelist in the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute’s discussion entitled “Governance, Compliance & Fair Trading in the Caribbean”, on March 13, 2024.  The session was chaired by Dr. Ronald Ramkissoon, Chairman of the Trinidad & Tobago Fair Trading Commission, and the other […]

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FTCNewsLine – January 2024

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue, we feature matters arising during the period October 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023. 2024-02-08 Issue13-24-Final-

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Land Surveyor and Pricing Presentations

The FTC presented at the 4th annual seminar “A Matter of Land”, for Land Surveyors, trainees, and student surveyors. It was a two-part presentation: the first presentation was on the FTC’s March 2022 Report – “Competition Assessment of the Land Surveyors Act”; and the other was entitled “Pricing among Land Surveyors – A Competition Assessment”. […]

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The Economics of Prioritizing Socially Sensitive Sectors in Competitive Markets

Prioritizing socially sensitive sectors within competitive markets represents a complex scenario shaped by finding a delicate balance between market dynamics and societal necessities. In the current economic landscape of Jamaica, to balance the market dynamics and societal welfare in socially sensitive sectors pose as a principal challenge. These sectors, such as healthcare, education, environmental preservation, […]

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World Competition Day 2023

On December 05, 1980, the United Nations Conference approved the Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices (the UN Set), thus marking a milestone in the history of Competition Law and Policy. CUTS International requests all stakeholders (such as national governments, competition agencies, civil society organisations, academia, […]

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FTC participates in the Montego Bay & Ocho Rios stops of the MIIC/IDB MSME Business Roadshow 2023

The Montego Stop of the Roadshow was held on October 26, 2023, at the Half Moon Plaza in Montego Bay, St. James and the Ocho Rios Stop was held on November 1, 2023, at Sandals Ocho Rios, St. Ann.  Persons were engaged in one-on-one discussions on the benefits of competitive markets to the growth of […]

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