fair trading

/feə 'treɪdɪŋ/ noun
1. a way of doing business which is reasonable and does not harm the consumer
2. a legal trade in shares or the legal buying and selling of shares

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fair trading — ➔ trading * * * fair trading UK US noun [U] ► ECONOMICS, LAW buying and selling that is carried out honestly and is fair to buyers, sellers, producers, and consumers: »The company has been strongly criticized by a fair trading body. → See also… …   Financial and business terms

  • Fair Trading Act — UK }} US }} noun [S] ► FTA(Cf. ↑FTA) …   Financial and business terms

  • Fair Trading Tribunal of New South Wales — The Fair Trading Tribunal of New South Wales was a tribunal that had jurisdiction to deal with consumer disputes in New South Wales. It was established on 1 March 1999 and it was abolished on 25 February 2002.HistoryThe tribunal was created to… …   Wikipedia

  • Office of Fair Trading — This article is about Office of Fair Trading of the United Kingdom. For other uses, see OFT (disambiguation). Office of Fair Trading (Welsh: Swyddfa Masnachu Teg) Non ministerial government department overview Formed …   Wikipedia

  • Office for Fair Trading (Malta) — Malta This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Malta …   Wikipedia

  • Office of Fair Trading v Abbey National plc — OFT v Abbey National plc Court Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Full case name Office of Fair Trading v Abbey National plc and Others Date decided …   Wikipedia

  • Office of Fair Trading — The Office of Fair Trading is responsible for investigating mergers and takeovers to recommend to the President of the Board of Trade as to whether the merger should be investigated by the Monopolies and Mergers Commission. Dresdner Kleinwort… …   Financial and business terms

  • Director General of Fair Trading v First National Bank plc — DGFT v First National Bank plc Court House of Lords Citation(s) [2001] UKHL 52, [2002] 1 AC 481, [2002] 1 All ER 97, [2002] 1 L …   Wikipedia

  • Director-General of Fair Trading — Diˌrector ˌGeneral of ˌFair ˈTrading noun JOBS ECONOMICS COMMERCE in Britain, an official whose job is to protect consumers by checking that there is fair competition between companies in areas such as pricing, takeovers etc: • The Director… …   Financial and business terms

  • (the) Office of Fair Trading — the Office of Fair Trading [the Office of Fair Trading] (abbr OFT) an organization in Britain which is responsible for protecting ↑consumers by making sure that businesses operate in a fair way and that there is fair competition between them …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.