Press Releases


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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FTCNewsLine – April 2015

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission.  In this Issue: 02-15 we feature matters related to the period January 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015. FTCNewsLine – April 2015 Issue

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Competing To Grow

Competing To Grow was presented  at the Mobile Business Clinic Initiative  hosted by the Jamaica Business Development Corporation. The workshop was held on March 24-26 in Mandeville.

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FTC Course – April 28-30, 2015

Over the three days, April 28-30, 2015, the FTC will be hosting three sessions in its Competition Law and Policy Training Course. The sessions will cover the role of Economics in the enforcement of Competition Law; Restrictive Agreements, including mergers and acquisitions; and the interaction between Competition Law and other commercial laws. Registration Form

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Court of Appeal decision halts FTC’s investigation

In November 2014 the Fair Trading Commission (FTC), pursuant to Section 17 of the Fair Competition Act, commenced an investigation into the likely competitive effect of the proposal by Cable & Wireless Communications PLC (parent company of LIME) to acquire 100% ownership and control of Columbus International Inc (parent company of Flow). However, the FTC has since discontinued […]

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