FTC, CFPB Invite Public to Submit Questions During Debt Collection Roundtable

For Your Information

The Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are co-hosting a roundtable on June 6, 2013, and invite participants watching the webcast to submit questions to moderators online. FTC staff will live-tweet the workshop and take questions via Twitter, Facebook, and email.

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will provide opening remarks. The roundtable, Life of a Debt: Data Integrity in Debt Collection, will examine the flow of consumer data throughout the debt collection process. A complete agenda is now available online.

The live webcast will begin at 9 a.m. EDT. Viewers can submit questions throughout the day via the following channels:

Twitter: Commission staff will tweet workshop highlights from the @FTC Twitter account and use the hashtag #DebtData.

Facebook: Post questions to the FTC’s Facebook page in the roundtable status thread.

Email: Submit questions via email to Lifeofadebt@ftc.gov.

Roundtable moderators will do their best to address as many questions as possible from the audience and online during the event.

Watch the workshop live online here.

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Contact Information

MEDIA CONTACT:
Cheryl Hackley
Office of Public Affairs, FTC
202-326-2480

Walter Suskind
Office of External Affairs, CFPB
202-435-9469
 
STAFF CONTACT:
Thomas Kane or Daniel Dwyer
Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC
202-326-3224

John Tonetti
Office of Deposits, Cash, Collections, and Reporting Markets, CFPB
202-435-7972