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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

Nov 4

Public Forum on Debt Relief Amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule

Participants at this one-day forum, held on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, discussed the proposed amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule to address debt relief services.
Sep 29

Debt Collection: Protecting Customers

Protecting Consumers in Debt Collection Litigation and Arbitration: A Roundtable Discussion, hosted by the Federal Trade Commission, examined consumer protection issues in debt collection proceedings against individual consumers. It was the second in a series of FTC roundtable...
Aug 5

Debt Collection: Protecting Customers

Protecting Consumers in Debt Collection Litigation and Arbitration: A Roundtable Discussion, hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and Northwestern Law School’s Searle Center, examined consumer protection issues in debt collection proceedings against individual consumers. It was the...
Jun 1

Business Opportunity Rule Workshop

The Federal Trade Commission will hold a day-long public workshop on June 1, 2009 in Washington, DC, to explore proposed changes to the FTC’s Business Opportunity Rule. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will examine possible changes to the rule that were outlined in...
May 20

Resale Price Maintenance Under the Sherman Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act

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May 4

The Evolving IP Marketplace

Hearing in Berkeley, CA, Co-sponsored by The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and The Berkeley Competition Policy Center. Series of hearings:
Apr 29

FTC Free Workshops for Businesses: Protecting Personal Information Fighting Fraud with the Red Flags Rule

Free workshop in New York City on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Protecting Personal Information: Best Practices for Business 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Fighting Fraud with the Red Flags Rule: Practical Guidance for Business Pope Auditorium, Lincoln Center Campus Center on...
Apr 17

The Evolving IP Marketplace

Series of hearings: December 5, 2008 February 11-12, 2009 March 18-19, 2009 April 17, 2009 May 4-5, 2009
Apr 15

Free Workshop for Businesses: Protecting Personal Information and Fighting Fraud with the Red Flags Rule

The Federal Trade Commission, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the Northwestern University School of Law co-hosted a one-day public workshop on how businesses can secure the personal information of consumers and employees. The workshop featured business...
Mar 25

Digital Rights Management

The Federal Trade Commission and the Technology Law and Public Policy Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law will host a conference on the use of digital rights management technologies, a widespread practice that is expected to become increasingly prevalent in the U.S....
Mar 18

The Evolving IP Marketplace

Series of hearings: December 5, 2008 February 11-12, 2009 March 18-19, 2009 April 17, 2009 May 4-5, 2009
Mar 16

Securing Personal Data in the Global Economy

The Federal Trade Commission, in conjunction with APEC and the OECD, will host a two-day international conference: “Securing Personal Data in the Global Economy.” The conference addresses how companies can manage personal data-security issues in a global information environment where...
Mar 12

Ad It Up! Kids in a Commercial World

The Federal Trade Commission staff will host a forum on March 12, 2009 to gather input for its advertising literacy initiative, which will educate and empower tweens to be better informed consumers of information. At the forum, experts on advertising and marketing to kids will...
Feb 25

Fraud Forum

The Federal Trade Commission will host a free two-day Fraud Forum on February 25 and 26, 2009, in Washington, DC. The Forum will examine how the FTC can more effectively protect consumers from fraudulent schemes. The first day of the Forum will be open to the public and will provide...
Feb 17

Resale Price Maintenance Under the Sherman Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act

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