Press Releases


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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FTC Benefits from Technical Assistance on Competition Law and Policy

The Technical Staff of the Fair Trading Commission participated in a two day training session on Competition Law and Policy on June 15 -16, 2016. The aim of the session was to strengthen the CSME Regulatory and Market Regimes. Three key areas were covered: Merger Control Regulation, Cartel and Abuse of Market Dominance. The Consumer […]

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FTC participates in CARIFORUM-EU Capacity Building Project on Competition

Mr. David Miller, Executive Director and Mr. Marc Jones, Legal Officer of the Fair Trading Commission participated in a Capacity Building Project on Competition held in Trinidad, May 2-6, 2016.  The aim of the project is to assist CARICOM member states in developing their competency in the area of competition law and ultimately establishing their […]

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FTCNewsLine – April 2016

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission.  In this Issue: 02-16 we feature matters related to the period January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016. FTCNewsLine – April 2016 Issue

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FTC in the News

Click on the link below for an update on the Fair Trading Commission’s investigation of model year cases. http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20160419/fair-trading-commission-prepares-sue-car-dealers

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FTCNewsLine – January 2016

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission.  In this Issue: 01-16 we feature matters related to the period October 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015. FTCNewsLine – January 2016 Issue

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FTCNewsLine – October 2015

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 04-15 we feature matters related to the period July 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. FTCNewsLine – October 2015 Issue

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FTCNewsLine – July 2015

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 03-14 we feature matters related to the period April 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015. FTCNewsLine – July 2015 Issue

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FTC wins model year case against Crichton Automotive Limited

On May 22, 2015 the Supreme Court delivered judgment in the case of Fair Trading Commission v Crichton Automotive Limited. In its judgment the Court found that Crichton Automotive Ltd (CAL) is liable for misleading representation under section 37 of the Fair Competition Act (FCA). The case had arisen upon the FTC’s investigation into an allegation […]

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FTC participates in international forums

Dr. Kevin Harriott, Competition Bureau Chief at the Fair Trading Commission, participated in the 2nd Meeting of the Reconvened Task Force on the Implementation of Chapter 8 of the Revised Treaty- Competition Law and Policy held in Barbados, March 19 & 20, 2015. Currently, there is no regional policy on transactions which results in mergers […]

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