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FTC Six-Month Accomplishments

Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen released a summary of the agency’s major accomplishments since President Trump named her to the position in January. “I have pursued my long-held principles by promoting economic liberty, protecting consumers (including the military community and small business) and competition, reforming regulation, and increasing agency transparency,” the Acting Chairman said. “In my first 6 months as Acting Chairman, we have accomplished much of this ambitious agenda,” Ohlhausen stated.

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FTC Provides Additional Guidance on COPPA and Voice Recordings

The Federal Trade Commission is providing additional guidance on how the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule applies to the collection of audio voice recordings by organizations covered by the law, which requires certain operators of commercial websites or online services to obtain parental...
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FTC Announces Agenda for Second Economic Liberty Public Roundtable

The Federal Trade Commission’s Economic Liberty Task Force has announced the agenda for its second roundtable in Washington, DC on November 7, 2017, to examine empirical evidence on the effects of occupational licensing. Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen will give opening remarks at the November...
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Victory Media Settles FTC Charges Concerning Its Promotion of Post-Secondary Schools to Military Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission and Victory Media, Inc. have reached a proposed administrative consent agreement resolving allegations that Victory Media violated Section 5 of the FTC Act in connection with its promotion of post-secondary schools to military consumers. Victory Media reaches...
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Statement of Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen on First Annual Review of EU-U.S.-Privacy Shield

Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen has issued the following statement regarding the release of the European Commission’s Report on the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. “We welcome the positive outcome of the first EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Annual...

Coming Events

Oct 24

Hearing in the matter of Impax Laboratories, Inc.

FTC Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over the hearing in the matter of Impax Laboratories, Inc.; Docket 9373. FTC Headquarters,600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 532, Washington DC
Oct 25

Hearing in the matter of Impax Laboratories, Inc.

FTC Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will preside over the hearing in the matter of Impax Laboratories, Inc.; Docket 9373. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 532, Washington DC
Oct 25

FTC Cmr. Terrell McSweeny luncheon address on CyberNextDC: Privacy. Partnerships. Protection event.

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will be the keynote speaker at the CyberNextDC: Privacy. Partnerships. Protection luncheon, sponsored by the Coalition for Cybersecurity Policy and Law & Cyber Threat Alliance.Venable LLP, 600 Massachusetts Ave., NW, 9th floor, Washington, DC...

Past Events

Oct 23

FTC hosts Twitter chat on tips to avoid student loan debt relief scams.

FTC will host a Twitter chat with state attorneys general on tips to avoid student loan debt relief scams, a follow-up discussion of FTC’s Game of Loans announcement. Use #GameofLoansChat to follow the discussion.
Oct 19

FTC participates in #ChatSTC Twitter chat on Today's Predictions for Tomorrow's Internet

FTC will participate in the #ChatSTC Twitter Chat: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. on Today's Predictions for Tomorrow's Internet, 3:00 p.m. EDT
Oct 19
District Of Columbia

Final prehearing conference in the matter of Impax Laboratories, Inc.

FTC Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will hold a final prehearing conference in the matter of Impax Laboratories, Inc.; Docket 9373. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 532, Washington DC, 10:00 a.m. EDT