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Jun 20

Section 2 of the Sherman Act Hearings: Single-Firm Conduct As Related to Competition

FTC and DOJ hearings. The Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cohosted hearings on single-firm conduct and antitrust law in 2006 and 2007. To see the Presentations, please visit DOJ's website: http://www.justice.gov/atr/public/hearings/single_firm/sfcjune.html...
May 24

Protecting Consumers in the New Mortgage Marketplace

The FTC hosted a public workshop to explore consumer protection issues arising from the emergence of "nontraditional" or "alternative" mortgage products in the United States residential mortgage marketplace. The workshop provided an opportunity for government regulators, industry...
Apr 27

Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Advertisers

National advertising experts gathered for a "back to basics" workshop about complying with truth-in-advertising laws. Sponsored by the FTC, the Better Business Bureau Serving Metropolitan New York, and the Consumer Affairs Committee of the New York City Bar, the workshop featured a...
Oct 25

Competition Policy and the Real Estate Industry: A Public Workshop hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice

The FTC and the Department of Justice hosted a public workshop that focused on issues related to the competitiveness of the residential real estate industry, and covered topics such as multiple listing services, online "virtual office Web sites," discount and limited-service brokers...
Sep 21

Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Advertisers

The FTC and national experts gathered for a "back to basics" workshop about complying with truth-in-advertising laws. Sponsored by the FTC and the State Bar of Arizona, the workshop featured a roster of educators, marketers, and attorneys.
Jul 14

Perspectives on Marketing, Self-Regulation, and Childhood Obesity

The FTC and the Department of Health and Human Services sponsored a workshop that brought together representatives from the food and beverage industry and media and entertainment companies, medical and nutrition experts, consumer groups, advertising specialists, and other key experts...
Apr 19

Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Advertisers

The FTC and national experts gathered for a "back to basics" workshop about complying with truth-in-advertising laws. Sponsored by the FTC, the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and the UNC School of Law, the workshop featured a roster of educators, marketers, and...
Apr 19

OECD Workshop on Consumer Dispute Resolution and Redress in the Global Marketplace

Organized by the OECD's Committee on Consumer Policy and hosted by the FTC, this workshop examined approaches to consumer dispute resolution and redress in OECD member countries. Experts from governments, business, consumer groups, and academia explored different mechanisms for...
Mar 22

Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Advertisers

The FTC and national experts gathered for a "back to basics" workshop about complying with truth-in-advertising laws. Sponsored by the FTC and the Electronic Retailing Association, the workshop featured a roster of marketers and attorneys. Special guest speaker was Lee Peeler, Deputy...
Mar 18

Town Meetings on Patent System Reform

The FTC, the National Academies' Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP), and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) co-sponsored a nationwide series of Town Meetings on patent reform. They brought together government officials, business...
Mar 4

Town Meetings on Patent System Reform

The FTC, the National Academies' Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP), and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) co-sponsored a nationwide series of Town Meetings on patent reform. They brought together government officials, business...
Feb 18

Town Meetings on Patent System Reform

The FTC, the National Academies' Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP), and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) co-sponsored a nationwide series of Town Meetings on patent reform. They brought together government officials, business...
Jan 14

Oil Industry Merger Effects

The FTC hosted a public conference to examine two recent studies focusing on the price effects of mergers and concentration in the United States petroleum industry. The conference brought together a group of independent economic experts to evaluate two studies examining price effects...
Dec 15

Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing Technology: Consumer Protection and Competition Issues

The workshop is the latest in a series of efforts to assess the impact of new and significant technologies on consumers and businesses. P2P file-sharing technology enables individuals to share files, including music, video, or software. Because the files do not reside in a central...
Nov 9

Email Authentication Summit

The FTC and the Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology hosted a summit that brought together technologists and other interested parties to discuss the market's development, testing, evaluation, and deployment of domain-level authentication systems....
Sep 22

FTC 90th Anniversary Symposium

An institution with a long history should pause from time to time to take stock. This serves several important purposes. It helps the agency review where it has been, discern the general trajectory of thought over the years, identify the issues of enduring importance, and refine its...
Sep 13

Protecting Consumer Interests in Class Actions

The FTC and the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics co-hosted a workshop bringing together judges, academics, class action practitioners, in-house corporate and government attorneys, economists, advocacy groups, and claims facilitators to explore whether certain aspects of the class...
Jul 22

Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Advertisers

The FTC and national experts gathered for a "back to basics" workshop about complying with truth-in-advertising laws. Sponsored by the FTC and the Colorado Bar Association, the workshop featured a roster of marketers and attorneys.
Jun 30

Roundtable on Methodologies for Assessing Accuracy and Completeness of Credit Reports

The FTC's Bureau of Economics hosted a roundtable with researchers, scholars, and practitioners in the credit reporting industry on methodologies for assessing the accuracy and completeness of credit reports. The roundtable was held in conjunction with Section 319 of the Fair and...
Jun 21

Radio Frequency IDentification: Applications and Implications for Consumers

The emergence of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has important implications for businesses, consumers, and policymakers. Companies are turning to RFID to manage warehouse inventory and to stock retail shelves. Consumers are using RFID tags when they travel on...

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