Posts Tagged ‘O.F.T.’

Open Letter to F.T.C. Chairman Jon Leibowitz

Dear Mr. Leibowitz, Greetings from Brighton, England. I took a concern to the U.S.D.O.J. earlier this year relating to resale price maintenance and various other vertical agreements which plague the hotel industry. It won’t surprise you to hear that I was all but brushed off with a defence linked to the Leegin ruling. I had […]

Open Letter to Beth Alexander, Competition Law Officer, Canadian Competition Bureau

Hi Beth, I hope you’re well. At the risk of sounding pushy, I’d like to ask you to revisit the price fixing case we discussed earlier this year. At that stage you told me that you would eagerly await the outcome of the competition authorities’ investigations over this side in Europe. As you may have […]

Open Letter to Kees Koolen, CEO at Booking.com

Hi Kees, Both personally, and even as a direct competitor, I was always a fan of Booking.com. Yours was one of the better hotel booking sites I always thought, with some innovative features. However, my rosy picture fast disappeared last winter when Skoosh started being pursued by your business partners insisting that we raise our […]

Open letter to Siren

Hi Neal, Thank you for your update. Whilst I acknowledge that between you at Siren you invested time and energy in the O.F.T. press release I’m more than surprised that you’re proposing to charge Skoosh effectively the full cost for a brief when you weren’t able to deliver. At the start the were some serious […]

Open Letter to the Office of Fair Trading

Hi Nelson, Thank you and Francisca again for taking the time to discuss the case last Friday. I very much appreciate being kept updated on the proceedings. The O.F.T. has been far more understanding, communicative and proactive than any of the other competition bureaus I have contacted. Thank you on all counts. Even if there […]