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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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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).
A spokesman for the FCO said they would continue to give consular help Ms Reyes and her family.
The FCO also urged the government to build on the constructive steps and ensure that the recommendations set out in the BICI report, as well as those in the UN Universal Periodic Review of 2012 which it accepted, are implemented in full soon.
Currently the FCO advises against all but essential travel to most of Egypt with the exception of Red Sea Resorts.
On May 10, the FCO advised against all but essential travel to Tripoli, Zuwara, Az Zawiya, al Khums, Zlitan and Misrata, and to the coastal towns from Ras Lanuf to the Egyptian Border, with the exception of Benghazi.
FCO spokeswoman Lynda St Cooke, said: "Each year consular staff around the world assists thousands of British nationals who get into trouble on foreign roads.
Labour MP Thomas Docherty said: "Yet again, we see the FCO not seeking best value for the taxpayer.
The Leader of the House, Sir George Young, said: "Although we are concerned by some of the violent exchanges still occurring in Bahrain and call on all sides to exercise restraint and follow the rule of law, at this stage the FCO is not giving any specific advice to visitors that they should cancel their visit.
The deal also provides FCO with options for vehicle maintenance in Sudan and Pakistan.
Now Stephen's sister Amanda has been handed a dossier containing details of the FCO investigation into her brother's death, which she says is damning.
GAUTING and MUNICH, Germany, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The FCO recently submitted its legal opinion to the Cologne District Court on the court action of giropay against Payment Network AG.
FCO also warned tourists to stay away from demonstrations and public buildings while in Tunisia, which has a threat from terrorism as well.