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    Misleading Advertisements Remain a Concern for FCCC

Misleading Advertisements Remain a Concern for FCCC

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has time and again placed emphasis on advertising and promotional conducts which busi­ness and service providers should engage in. However, it continues to

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    What Is The Fijian Competition And Consumer Commission Act?

What Is The Fijian Competition And Consumer Commission Act?

It is the governing Law of the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC). The FCCC enforces this legislation together with relevant Price Control Orders (PCO’s) and Price Authorisations. Section two

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    Commission CEO Engages With Communities

Commission CEO Engages With Communities

Residents of Vitogo Village in Lautoka and Narewa Village in Nadi got the opportunity to discuss key consumer issues with the Fijian Competition & Consumer Commission during talanoa sessions organised

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    The Importance Of Tenancy Agreements And Receipts

The Importance Of Tenancy Agreements And Receipts

Issues pertaining to landlords and tenants are a concern for the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) as high number of cases have been recorded over the years. In recent

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    Advice For Small Medium Enterprises

Advice For Small Medium Enterprises

I take this time to congratulate the Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on the successful setup of their business. This will help establish their per­sonal income as well as contribute to

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    The Disdvantages 0f Online Buying

The Disdvantages 0f Online Buying

Online shopping has undoubtedly made life easier for people with their choice of products being advertised across various sites. Social media sites are also increasingly used by retailers to reach

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    FCCC Signs MOU  With REALB

FCCC Signs MOU With REALB

In an effort to make Fiji’s real estate and property rental market more competitive, efficient and fair, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Fijian Competition and Consumer

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    FCEF  Signs MoU With FCCC

FCEF Signs MoU With FCCC

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) and the Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation (FCEF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on August 2, 2018, in efforts to promote and

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    The Advantages Of Online Buying

The Advantages Of Online Buying

Web-based shopping is a type of electronic trade which enables buyers to specifically purchase merchandise or administrations from a vender over the internet utilising a web programme. More people than

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Why Consumer Protection Laws Exist

  Why Consumer Protection Laws Exist

Consumer Protection laws exist pri­marily to ensure that consumers are protected against unfair trade practices. Undoubtedly, there are a handful

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How Commission Monitors Advertising by Businesses

  How Commission Monitors Advertising by Businesses

Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) is mandated under the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission Act 2010 (FCCC Act 2010)

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Economic Regulation Of Infrastructure

  Economic Regulation Of Infrastructure

Economic regulation can be viewed from an angle of ‘Market failures’, but an alternate way of looking at it is

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Authorisation Of Merger And Acquisition

  Authorisation Of Merger And Acquisition

Joel Abraham is the chief executive officer of Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC)

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Tests In Mergers And Acquisition

  Tests In Mergers And Acquisition

The determination of whether a Merger or Acquisition exists for the purposes of Section 72 and 73 of the Fijian

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Mergers And Acquisition Process

  Mergers And Acquisition Process

Over the recent years, Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has assessed a number of Merger and Acquisition cases in

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Commission Keeps Close Watch On Construction Industry

  Commission Keeps Close Watch On Construction Industry

  The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has been closely monitoring the local construction industry, amid a rising number

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Unconscionable Conduct

  Unconscionable Conduct

What is Unconscionable Conduct Unconscionable conduct is a statement or action so unreasonable that it defies good conscience. Section 76

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Explained: Mergers And Acquisitions

  Explained: Mergers And Acquisitions

The definition of a merger as outlined in the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission Act 2010 (FCCC Act 2010) is

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Commission expects to file charges against traders on Monday

  Commission expects to file charges  against traders on Monday

Joel Abraham has confirmed that charges will be filed against some traders on Monday in relation to the Government’s Cyclone

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Market Surveillance Provisions Under The Commission Act 2010

  Market Surveillance Provisions Under The Commission Act 2010

The following is a weekly contribution by Joel Abraham, the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission chief executive officer.  For more

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WHAT IS BAIT ADVERTISING AND HOW IT IS DANGEROUS?

  WHAT IS BAIT ADVERTISING AND HOW IT IS DANGEROUS?

It is a form of false advertising whereby an item is adver­tised at a sale price but the seller does

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Types Of Advertisement Part II

  Types Of Advertisement Part II

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has time and again through its daily surveillance picked on advertisements with misleading

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Commerce Commission Renamed

  Commerce Commission Renamed

The Fiji Commerce Commission as of yesterday will now be known as the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission. Commission chief

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Traders Fined For Fuel Price Breach

  Traders Fined For Fuel Price Breach

A total of 13 fuel traders were fined on the spot for failing to reduce the price of fuel last Saturday.

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Commission Awareness

  Commission Awareness

Students of today are the consumers and businesses for the future, stresses the Fiji Commerce Commission Chief Executive officer, Joel

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Commission On Lookout For Online Scams

  Commission On Lookout For Online Scams

Online traders, who engage in obtaining financial advantage from customers by deceit, have been warned by the Fiji Commerce Commission

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Authority Penalises 3 Handicraft Shops In Nadi

  Authority Penalises 3 Handicraft Shops In Nadi

  The Fiji Commerce Commission on Wednesday imposed $1000 fine each on three handicraft shops in Nadi following an inspection

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Delegation Looks At Fiji Commerce Commission

  Delegation Looks At Fiji Commerce  Commission

Samoa aims to open an organisation similar to the Fiji Commerce Commission (FCC). Five representatives from Samoa are in Fiji

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Landlord-Tenant Act Consultations In Savusavu Today

  Landlord-Tenant Act Consultations In Savusavu Today

  The Fiji Commerce Commission (FCC) will be having a consultations on the draft ‘Landlord and Tenant Act’ in Savusavu

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