Latest Office of Fair Trading Stories

2014-03-25 16:23:21

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TIGA Publishes Free Guides to Help Games Businesses comply with OFT's Principles

2012-09-14 23:00:55

Shiply.com, the online transport marketplace, welcomed the Office of Fair Trading’s investigation into the current near record high fuel prices. London, UK

2010-02-23 05:48:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009, and announced a quarterly cash dividend.

2009-09-30 07:57:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) today announced that the United Kingdom's Office of Fair Trading ("OFT") has issued a decision in its investigation into alleged anti-competitive behavior by CDI's U.K.-based subsidiary, AndersElite ("Anders").

2009-09-22 10:00:25

Britain's Office of Fair Trading has fined 103 construction companies $211 million after a four-year investigation of anti-competitive contract bidding. Officials said the companies were involved in illegal anti-competitive bid-rigging activities, between 2000 and 2006, including submitting inflated bids for public sector contracts, a practice called cover-pricing. The high bids are not submitted to win a contract, but to raise the perception among clients that other high prices are...

2009-09-22 01:45:00

NIEUWEGEIN, the Netherlands, September 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The British Office of Fair Trading has imposed a fine of GBP8,333,116.- (approximately EUR9.2 million) on Ballast Nedam N.V.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.