Press Releases


FTCNewsLine – January 2018

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 01-18 we feature matters related to the period October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. FTCNewsLine – January 2018

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FTC hosts stakeholder consultation

On October 23, 2017, the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) together with the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) hosted a high level stakeholder consultation with senior representatives of several Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, to discuss the framework for Jamaica’s Merger Review Regime, which is being created with the assistance of a team of consultants. The […]

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FTCNewsLine – October 2017

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 04-17 we feature matters related to the period July 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017. FTCNewsLine – October 2017

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FTC cleared to challenge Digicel Claro merger

In a landmark judgment the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has ruled that the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has jurisdiction over the 2011 acquisition by Digicel Jamaica Limited (Digicel) of Oceanic Digital Jamaica Limited (Claro). The Law Lords considered three main issues and ruled in favour of the FTC on all three issues. In particular, the Privy […]

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FTCNewsLine – July 2017

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 03-17 we feature matters related to the period April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017. FTCNewsLine – July 2017

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FTCNewsLine – April 2017

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission.  In this Issue: 02-17 we feature matters related to the period January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017. April 2017 Issue

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FTCNewsLine – January 2017

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission.  In this Issue: 01-17 we feature matters related to the period October 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. FTCNewsLine – January 2017 Issue

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FTCNewsLine – October 2016

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 04-16 we feature matters related to the period July 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016. FTCNewsLine – October 2016 Issue

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FTCNewsLine – July 2016

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 03-16 we feature matters related to the period April 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016. FTCNewsLine – July 2016 Issue

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FTC Facilitates Competition Law and Policy Workshop

On May 31, 2016, the Fair Trading Commission facilitated the hosting of a Level one training seminar on Competition Law and Policy. The seminar was hosted by the Forum of the Caribbean Group of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States (CARIFORUM) with funding from the European Union (EU). It was held at the Mona Visitors Lodge and […]

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