Federal Cartel Office

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Federal Cartel Office

An agency in Germany that enforces antitrust law. It ensures that companies compete fairly with one another and that illegal monopolies are not created. It was established in 1958 and is based in Bonn.
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They told the British FCO that India claimed to be the largest democracy of the world but nothing like democracy existed in Kashmir.
Supported by colleagues from the National Crime Agency and Lloyds Bank, the FCO located the funds in the UK (EeAu3,251), Ireland (EeAu16,017) and Dubai (EeAu870,572).
The FCO promotes the United Kingdom's interests overseas, supporting citizens and businesses around the globe.
Governor Sindh Ishrat Ibaad also called Pakistan's Acting High Commissioner Imran Mirza and asked about Pakistan's consular access request to the FCO.
Authorities said the centralisation is being done to allow the FCO to provide a common online application procedure with credit card payment facility, which will be more efficient and convenient for customers.
3m contract by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to to provide application support and infrastructure management for the upgrade of FCOs enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
The FCO said that there was serious risk of violence and sexual assault at demonstrations and strongly advised all British nationals in Egypt to avoid all demonstrations and large gatherings.
The FCO advise against all travel to south-west Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago because of on-going terrorist activity and clashes between the military and insurgent groups.
There will be two daily flights Tripoli/Rome, Rome/Tripoli as follows: TIP FCO AZ869 13:55 15:55 TIP FCO AZ871 17:55 19:55 FCO TIP AZ868 11:00 12:55 FCO TIP AZ870 15:00 16:55 A number of other airlines have already increased flights to Libya as many foreign companies have announced that they are coming back to resume work on projects that had been halted during the uprising in 2011.
The FCO has seen an 88% increase in the number of parental child abductions and international custody cases in just under a decade.
And the couple, from Tunbridge Wells in Kent, said the FCO waited too long before contacting their family after they were taken hostage while sailing their yacht from the Seychelles to Tanzania during a round-the-world trip in 2009.