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Apr 28

Debt Collection 2.0 – Protecting Consumers as Technologies Change

The Federal Trade Commission will host a day-long public workshop to consider the impact of technological advances on the consumer debt collection system. The workshop will explore how changing technology affects the ways in which debt collectors communicate with consumers and obtain...
Apr 12

The Road Ahead: Selling, Financing & Leasing Motor Vehicles

The Federal Trade Commission is holding a series of roundtable events and requesting public comment to gather information on possible consumer protection issues that may arise in the sale, financing or lease of motor vehicles. The first event took place in Detroit, Michigan on April...
Nov 18

Third Annual Microeconomics Conference

Oct 5

Workshop Regarding Accountable Care Organizations and Implications Regarding Antitrust, Physican Self-Referral, Anti-Kickback and Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) Laws

The Federal Trade Commission, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General will co-host a workshop on several issues associated with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), organizations authorized...
Jun 15

How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?

The Federal Trade Commission held a series of workshops to explore how the Internet has affected journalism. The event was free and open to the public.  The workshop assembled representatives from print, online, broadcast and cable news organizations, academics, consumer advocates,...
Jun 2

Protecting Kids' Privacy Online Reviewing the COPPA Rule

REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE Individuals and organizations may submit requests to participate as panelists and may recommend topics for inclusion in the agenda. The requests and recommendations should be submitted electronically to childrensprivacyroundtable@ftc.gov. Prospective panelists...
May 26

The Intersection of Competition Policy and Patent Policy: Implications for Promoting Innovation

The Intersection of Competition Policy and Patent Policy: Implications for Promoting Innovation workshop was sponsored by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Federal Trade Commission. The workshop was held at the USPTO's campus at 600 Dulany...
Mar 17

Exploring Privacy: A Roundtable Series

The Federal Trade Commission will host a series of day-long public roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data. Such practices include social networking, cloud...
Mar 9

How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?

The Federal Trade Commission held a series of workshops to explore how the Internet has affected journalism. The event was free and open to the public. The workshop assembled representatives from print, online, broadcast and cable news organizations, academics, consumer advocates,...
Jan 28

Exploring Privacy: A Roundtable Series

The Federal Trade Commission will host a series of day-long public roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data. Such practices include social networking, cloud...
Jan 26

Horizontal Merger Guidelines Review Project

The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) solicited public comments and held joint public workshops to explore the possibility of updating the Horizontal Merger Guidelines that are used by both agencies to evaluate the potential competitive effects of mergers...
Jan 14

Horizontal Merger Guidelines Review Project

The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) solicited public comments and held joint public workshops to explore the possibility of updating the Horizontal Merger Guidelines that are used by both agencies to evaluate the potential competitive effects of mergers...
Dec 15

Sizing Up Food Marketing and Childhood Obesity

The Federal Trade Commission will host a public forum on December 15, 2009, titled “Sizing Up Food Marketing and Childhood Obesity.” The forum will assemble industry representatives, federal regulators, consumer groups, scientific researchers, and legal scholars to discuss issues...
Dec 10

Horizontal Merger Guidelines Review Project

The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) solicited public comments and held joint public workshops to explore the possibility of updating the Horizontal Merger Guidelines that are used by both agencies to evaluate the potential competitive effects of mergers...
Dec 8

Horizontal Merger Guidelines Review Project

The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) solicited public comments and held joint public workshops to explore the possibility of updating the Horizontal Merger Guidelines that are used by both agencies to evaluate the potential competitive effects of mergers...
Dec 7

Exploring Privacy: A Roundtable Series

The Federal Trade Commission will host a series of day-long public roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data. Such practices include social networking, cloud...
Dec 4

Debt Collection: Protecting Customers

The FTC held the third in a series of three Roundtable Discussions on Protecting Consumers in Debt Collection Litigation and Arbitration. Previous Roundtables were held in Chicago and San Francisco. These events examine consumer protection issues in debt collection proceedings...
Dec 3

Horizontal Merger Guidelines Review Project

The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) solicited public comments and held joint public workshops to explore the possibility of updating the Horizontal Merger Guidelines that are used by both agencies to evaluate the potential competitive effects of mergers...
Dec 1

How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?

The Federal Trade Commission held a series of workshops to explore how the Internet has affected journalism. The event was free and open to the public. The workshop assembled representatives from print, online, broadcast and cable news organizations, academics, consumer advocates,...
Nov 19

The Second Annual Microeconomics Conference

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