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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...
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...
Nov 18

Third Annual Microeconomics Conference

Nov 2

Mississippi Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission and the Mississippi Attorney General’s office at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today. Topics include the roles of the FTC and Mississippi Attorney General’s Office in protecting consumers, current law enforcement cases, and...
Oct 27

Northwest Region Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the office of the Attorney General from Washington, the departments of justice from Oregon and Montana, the Northwest Justice Project, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this...
Oct 13

Roundtable: Federal Trade Commission and Legal Services Providers

Join the Federal Trade Commission, Temple University’s Beasley 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...
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 21

Southeast Region Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the offices of the Attorney General from Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida and Georgia, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues...
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 22

Midwest Region Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the Illinois Attorney General, the offices of the Attorney General from Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, and Missouri, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss...
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...

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