November 26, 2012

Issue No. 12 - 48
For the week of November 26, 2012

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Nothing Scheduled

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Thurs., Nov. 29
9:00am to 5:30pm
Enforceable Codes of Conduct: Protecting Consumers Across Borders.
The Federal Trade Commission will host a forum on using enforceable industry codes of conduct to protect consumers in cross-border commerce. Such systems, where government entities, businesses, consumer groups and other organizations develop and administer voluntary procedures that govern areas falling outside of traditional government oversight, are becoming increasingly important with the expansion of global commerce.

The forum is free and open to the public (government issued ID is required). FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC

SPEECHES

Thurs., Nov. 29
9:00 am
FTC Commissioner Edith Ramirez will deliver opening remarks at the Enforceable Codes of Conduct: Protecting Consumers Across Borders forum. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
9:10 am David Vladeck, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, will participate in a panel discussion on "The Rise of Cross-Border Codes of Conduct," at the Enforceable Codes of Conduct: Protecting Consumers Across Borders forum. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Stacy Feuer, Assistant Director for the FTC's International Consumer Protection division, will moderate a panel discussion at the Enforceable Codes of Conduct: Protecting Consumers Across Borders forum. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Fri., Nov. 30
9:00 am
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will speak at the American Law Institute (ALI) meeting of the Advisers on Restatement Third, The Law of Consumer Contracts. New York University School of Law, New York, NY
Sat., Dec. 1 FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will be participating on a panel titled "A Discussion with Regulators" at the ABA conference, Antitrust in Asia: Developments in India's Competition Regime, in New Delhi, India

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Nothing Scheduled

Please check the FTC's Web site at www.ftc.gov
for a listing of events and updates.

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