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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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2005 to 2008 FCO, Policy Adviser, Wider Muslim World, Middle East and North Africa Directorate
Facebook also owns Instagram and Whatsapp, with the FCO alleging in February that the company combines user data across the platforms, thus abusing its virtual monopoly in social media.
High Commissioner Nafees Zakaria also briefed the FCO Minister on the gross human rights violations in IoK and the evolving situation with bearing on regional security.
The number of FCO staff overseas has fallen by more than 1000 since 1989, due to cuts that have left core diplomatic funding at its lowest for 20 years, according to a recent report.
The FCO further urged its people to take extra precaution against frequent terror attacks in the country.
Before the hearing, an FCO spokesperson said: 'The FCO, which is not a party to these legal proceedings, has been contacted by Westminster magistrates court seeking clarification of the brigadier's diplomatic status in the UK at the time of the incident.
According to the FCO, if you hurt yourself on a balcony while drunk it could invalidate your travel insurance.
FCO Advisors LP is a Delaware limited partnership launched on May 1, 2013 to operate as a private municipal credit focused investment fund.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-April 11, 2018-White Oak Equity acquires minority stake in FCO
New York, US-based private equity firm White Oak Equity Partners has acquired a minority interest in New York-based alternative municipal strategies provider FCO Advisors LP, the company said.
Our great diversity is an invaluable asset on the global stage, and it's only right that all levels [of] the FCO reflect this.
The UK's Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) will be specifically championing girls' education in Nigeria, South Sudan, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Libya, Syria, Burma and Afghanistan.