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Apr 26

Paper, Plastic... or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a workshop to examine the use of mobile payments in the marketplace and how this emerging technology impacts consumers. This event brought together consumer advocates, industry representatives, government regulators, technologists, and academics to...
Apr 20

New Hampshire Common Ground Conference

The Federal Trade Commission, the offices of the Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Attorneys General, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials from those states met to discuss...
Jan 9

Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the office of the Arizona Attorney General, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today. Topics include business opportunity...
Dec 8

Face Facts: A Forum on Facial Recognition Technology

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a workshop exploring facial recognition technology and the privacy and security implications raised by its increasing use. Facial recognition technology has been adopted in a variety of new contexts, ranging from online social networks to digital...
Nov 17

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 16

Tennessee Law Enforcement & Legal Services Roundtable

Join the Federal Trade Commission, Vanderbilt Law School, the Tennessee Attorney General’s office, the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss...
Nov 3

The Fourth Annual Microeconomics Conference

Oct 14

East Central Region Common Ground Conference Law Enforcement

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, and legal services attorneys and advocates at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today.  Topics include fraud in the economic downturn,...
Sep 30

Consumer Protection in Underserved Communities

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the Tulane University School of Law, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today. Topics include debt collection and relief,...
Aug 2

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...
Jul 12

Stolen Futures: A Forum on Child Identity Theft

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, will hold a forum to discuss child identity theft. Government, business, non-profit, legal service providers, and victim advocates will explore the...
Jun 21

Tools to Prevent Patent "Hold-up": IP Rights in Standard Setting

The Federal Trade Commission is engaged in a policy project to examine the legal and policy issues surrounding the problem of potential patent “hold-up” when patented technologies are included in collaborative standards. As part of the project, the Commission will conduct a workshop...
May 24

Food Marketed to Children: Forum on Interagency Working Group Proposal

The Interagency Working Group on Food Marketed to Children will hold a half-day public forum to solicit public comment on proposed voluntary principles for food marketed to children. The Working Group, comprised of representatives from the Federal Trade Commission, the Food and Drug...
May 11

Phone Bill Cramming: A Discussion

The Federal Trade Commission will host a day-long public forum in Washington, D.C. to examine telephone bill cramming and explore possible solutions to reduce unauthorized third-party billing on telephone bills. The forum will focus on how the government, businesses, and...
May 9

Another Dose of Competition: Accountable Care Organizations and Antitrust

On Monday, May 9, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop to seek input on the Proposed Statement of Antitrust Enforcement Policy, which discusses how the federal antitrust agencies will enforce U.S. antitrust laws when competing health care providers create new...
May 2

Lottery, Prize, and Sweepstakes Scams and the Role of Money Transfer Services

The Federal Trade Commission, in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspection Service, will host a two-day public workshop in Chicago, Illinois to examine what more can be done to protect consumers from falling victim to lottery, prize, and sweepstakes scams and other scams...
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...
Apr 4

Common Ground: Credit and Consumer Fraud in the Economic Downturn

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the West Virginia Attorney General’s office, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today. Topics include consumer credit...
Mar 21

Consumer Protection in Underserved Communities

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the University of Miami School of Law, Legal Services of Greater Miami, the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center, Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida, legal services attorneys, and other consumer advocates at this free event to discuss...

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