• Consumer Rights Awareness

    Published: Thursday, 22 November 2018

    ‘Black Friday’ is coming up and sees the commencement of the most intense annual period of consumer spending which continues with the run-up to Christmas and the annual January sales thereaft

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  • Developing AML/CFT regulation for REAs and HVDs

    Published: Tuesday, 13 November 2018

    HM Government of Gibrlatar has issued a press release in relation to the OFT's developing AML/CFT regulation for real estate agents (REAs) and High Value Goods Dealers.

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  • 'Black Friday', Christams & January Sales

    Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

    ‘Black Friday’ is coming up and sees the commencement of the most intense annual period of consumer spending which continues with the run-up to Christmas and the annual January sales thereaft

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  • Halloween: Costumes and related items

    Published: Friday, 27 October 2017

    Halloween is growing in popularity and increasingly consumers are making more purchases for the occasion. The Office of Fair Trading is therefore issuing the following guidance to help consum

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  • AML Newsletters

    Published: Wednesday, 16 August 2017

    The National Coordinator for Anti-Money Laundering and the Combatting of Terrorist Financing in Gibraltar has recently issued two newsletters to raise awareness of the following matters...

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  • OFT attendance at CTSI conference

    Published: Tuesday, 04 July 2017

    The OFT's Chief Executive Officer and Senior Consumer Protection Enforcer attended this year's Chartered Trading Standards Institute conference held in Harrogate, United Kingdom.

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  • Website updates

    Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

    We have updated the Business Licensing Authority section of our website to assist applicants with the process of obtaining a business licence. The site now gives easier to follow guidance abo

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  • Best practice guidance for caterers

    Published: Thursday, 06 April 2017

    One of the responsibilities of the OFT, as set out in section 7 of the Fair Trading Act 2015, is to promote good business practices which may affect consumer interests and to give information

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  • New awareness about hiring builders

    Published: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

    As part of its on-going work, the OFT's Consumer Protection team has identified, through complaints received and through its own investigations, that consumers are unintentionally...

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  • CP Enforcers commence inspections programme

    Published: Monday, 19 September 2016

    As part of the Office of Fair Trading’s inspections programme, the Consumer Protection Enforcers (CPEs) will this week be visiting traders in Main Street to submit notices of inspections.

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