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Oct 24

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (Paris)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Oct 24

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (New York)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Oct 23

Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Program Back to Basics Workshop

In recognition of the 30th Anniversary of the implementation of Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, the Bureau of Competition's Premerger Notification Office will host a half-day public workshop on the basics of HSR premerger notification, covering such topics as how to...
Oct 21

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (Brussels)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Oct 17

Section 5 of the FTC Act as a Competition Statute

The Event The Federal Trade Commission will hold a public workshop on October 17, 2008, in Washington, D.C., to explore the scope of the prohibition of “unfair methods of competition” in Section 5 of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. § 45. The workshop will consider the appropriate scope of...
Oct 14

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (Boston)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Oct 7

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (Tokyo)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Sep 25

Consumer Protection and the Debt Settlement Industry

The Federal Trade Commission staff will hold a workshop on September 25, 2008 to explore the growth of the for-profit debt settlement industry and to analyze how its model is affecting consumers and businesses. The event is free and open to the public, and there will be no pre-...
Sep 25

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (Chicago)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Sep 23

Transatlantic RFID Workshop on Consumer Privacy and Data Security

The Federal Trade Commission staff will hold a workshop on September 23, 2008, to explore emerging applications of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology and their implications for consumer protection policy.  This event, “Transatlantic RFID Workshop on Consumer Privacy and...
Sep 18

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (Ottawa)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Sep 12

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (London)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Aug 13

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

The Federal Trade Commission and California Office of Privacy Protection (COPP) will co-host a half-day public workshop on how businesses can secure the personal information of consumers and employees. The workshop is presented in partnership with the International Association of...
Jul 29

FTC at 100: Into Our Second Century (Washington D.C.)

In six years, the Federal Trade Commission will mark the 100th anniversary of the statute that created the agency. How well is the FTC fulfilling the destiny that Congress foresaw for it in 1914? What type of institution should it aspire to be when the Commission’s second century...
Jul 24

Pay On The Go: Consumers and Contactless Payment

The Federal Trade Commission and the Technology Law and Public Policy Clinic at the University of Washington will host a Town Hall meeting on July 24, 2008, to explore the growth of contactless payment systems and their implications for consumer protection policy.
Jul 15

Green Building & Textiles

The Federal Trade Commission is planning to host a public workshop on July 15, 2008, to examine developments in green building and textiles claims and consumer perception of such claims. This workshop is one component of the Commission’s regulatory review of the Guides for the Use of...
May 29

Clinical Integration in Health Care: A Check-Up

The Federal Trade Commission plans to hold a one-day public workshop to examine developments in the health care sector relating to “clinical integration” among health care providers. Clinical integration is a term used to describe certain types of collaborations among otherwise...
May 29

Consumer Information & the Mortgage Market

Housing and mortgage market turmoil is affecting the financial security of countless hardworking Americans, and raising questions about the adequacy of consumer protection regulations in mortgage and housing markets. Concerns about increases in delinquencies and foreclosures have led...
May 6

Beyond Voice: Mapping the Mobile Marketplace

The Federal Trade Commission will host a Town Hall meeting on May 6-7, 2008, to explore the evolving mobile commerce (M-commerce) marketplace and its implications for consumer protection policy. This Town Hall, titled “Beyond Voice: Mapping the Mobile Marketplace,” follows up on the...
Apr 30

Green Packaging Claims

The Federal Trade Commission is planning to host a public workshop on April 30, 2008, to examine developments in green packaging claims and consumer perception of such claims. This workshop is one component of the Commission’s regulatory review of the Guides for the Use of...

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