Joel Abraham

Commission CEO Engages With Communities
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Commission CEO Engages With Communities

Residents of Vitogo Village in Lautoka and Narewa Village in Nadi got the opportunity to discuss key consumer issues...

The Importance Of Tenancy Agreements And Receipts
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The Importance Of Tenancy Agreements And Receipts

Issues pertaining to landlords and tenants are a concern for the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) a...

Advice For Small Medium Enterprises
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Advice For Small Medium Enterprises

I take this time to congratulate the Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on the successful setup of their business. This...

The Disdvantages 0f Online Buying
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The Disdvantages 0f Online Buying

Online shopping has undoubtedly made life easier for people with their choice of products being advertised across va...

FCCC Signs MOU  With REALB
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FCCC Signs MOU With REALB

In an effort to make Fiji’s real estate and property rental market more competitive, efficient and fair, a Memoran...

FCEF  Signs MoU With FCCC
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FCEF Signs MoU With FCCC

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) and the Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation (FCEF) signed a...

The Advantages Of Online Buying
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The Advantages Of Online Buying

Web-based shopping is a type of electronic trade which enables buyers to specifically purchase merchandise or admini...

Why Consumer Protection Laws Exist
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Why Consumer Protection Laws Exist

Consumer Protection laws exist pri­marily to ensure that consumers are protected against unfair trade practices. Un...

How Commission Monitors Advertising by Businesses
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How Commission Monitors Advertising by Businesses

Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) is mandated under the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission A...

Economic Regulation Of Infrastructure
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Economic Regulation Of Infrastructure

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

Authorisation Of Merger And Acquisition
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Authorisation Of Merger And Acquisition

Joel Abraham is the chief executive officer of Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission The Fijian Competition and...

Tests In Mergers And Acquisition
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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 Comp...

Mergers And Acquisition Process
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Mergers And Acquisition Process

Over the recent years, Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has assessed a number of Merger and Acquisi...

Commission Keeps Close Watch On Construction Industry
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Commission Keeps Close Watch On Construction Industry

  The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has been closely monitoring the local construction indu...

Unconscionable Conduct
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Unconscionable Conduct

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

Explained: Mergers And Acquisitions
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Explained: Mergers And Acquisitions

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

Commission expects to file charges  against traders on Monday
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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...

Market Surveillance Provisions Under The Commission Act 2010
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Market Surveillance Provisions Under The Commission Act 2010

The following is a weekly contribution by Joel Abraham, the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission chief exec...

WHAT IS BAIT ADVERTISING AND HOW IT IS DANGEROUS?
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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 not have enoug...

Types Of Advertisement Part II
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Types Of Advertisement Part II

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has time and again through its daily surveillance picked on ad...

Commerce Commission Renamed
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Commerce Commission Renamed

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

Traders Fined For Fuel Price Breach
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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. 24 were wa...

Commission Awareness
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Commission Awareness

Students of today are the consumers and businesses for the future, stresses the Fiji Commerce Commission Chief Execu...

Commission On Lookout For Online Scams
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Commission On Lookout For Online Scams

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

Authority Penalises 3 Handicraft Shops In Nadi
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Authority Penalises 3 Handicraft Shops In Nadi

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

Delegation Looks At Fiji Commerce  Commission
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Delegation Looks At Fiji Commerce Commission

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

Landlord-Tenant Act Consultations In Savusavu Today
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Landlord-Tenant Act Consultations In Savusavu Today

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

Commerce Commission  Reviews Fare Submission By Shipping Operator
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Commerce Commission Reviews Fare Submission By Shipping Operator

The Fiji Commerce Commission (FCC) is currently reviewing the cost data submitted by a local shipping operator for t...

Commerce Commission to Investigate   Some Landlords on Illegal Rental Increase
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Commerce Commission to Investigate Some Landlords on Illegal Rental Increase

The Fiji Commerce Commission will investigate some landlords for illegal rental increases and non-issue of rent rece...

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