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May 24

Planning for the Future: A Conference About Identity Theft

Ten years ago, President Bush launched a new era in the fight against identity theft by issuing an executive order establishing the Identity Theft Task Force, which the Commission co-chaired. In the ensuing ten years, great strides have been made to combat identity theft but it...
Apr 18

Now Hear This: Competition, Innovation, and Consumer Protection Issues in Hearing Health Care

On April 18, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop to examine competition, innovation, and consumer protection issues raised by hearing health and technology, especially hearing aids.
Mar 21

Give & Take: Consumers, Contributions, and Charity

FTC & NASCO Host a Conference Exploring Consumer Protection Issues and Charitable Solicitations
Feb 2

Webinar for Consumers on Tax Identity Theft

The FTC, AARP Fraud Watch Network, AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program, and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration co-host a webinar at 2:00 p.m. EST for consumers about how tax identity theft and IRS imposter scams occur and recovery steps for victims.
Feb 1

Webinar: Protecting Sensitive Business and Customer Information: Practical Identity Safety Practices

The FTC and the IRS host a free Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week webinar for small businesses on Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. EST (1 p.m. PST, 12 p.m. Alaska; 2 p.m. Mountain Time). Learn about tax identity theft, imposter scams targeting businesses, cybersecurity practices to reduce your risk...
Feb 1

Webinar for veterans, their families, and those who serve them

The FTC, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration discuss tax identity theft, IRS imposter scams, how to lower your risk, and what to do if you become a victim, during a 1:00 p.m. EST webinar for veterans, their families, and those who...
Feb 1

FTC and Department of Veterans Affairs Twitter chat about tax identity theft

The FTC and the Department of Veterans Affairs co-host a Twitter chat about tax identity theft at 11 a.m. EST for service members, veterans, and their families. Learn to minimize your risk and what to do if #taxidtheft happens to you. Join the conversation on #VeteranIDTheft. Follow...
Jan 31

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Twitter Chat

The FTC and the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) co-host a Twitter chat at 3:00 p.m. EST about tax identity theft. Consumers can join the conversation on #IDTheftChat. Follow @FTC and @ITRCSD to ask questions and learn more about tax identity theft, how to protect yourself, and...
Jan 30

Webinar: Tax Identity Theft – Tax Professionals on the Ramparts

The FTC, IRS, and the National Association of Tax Professionals offer practical guidance about identity theft issues important to tax professionals, including scams targeting tax professionals, cybersecurity, protecting client data, and how tax professionals can help identity theft...
Jan 25

Cmr. McSweeny a panelist at "Between Two Commissions: The State Of Cross Atlantic Privacy In 2017"

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in a panel, Between Two Commissions: The State Of Cross Atlantic Privacy In 2017, organized by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as part of the Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Conference 2017, Grande Halle, Les...
Jan 25

Cmr. McSweeny speech at a data governance event in London

Commissioner McSweeny will co-lead a discussion on the topic of governance of consumer privacy and data security at a data governance breakfast event sponsored by Fingleton Associates, The Connaught Hotel, Carlos Place, London, W1K 2AL, 8:00 a.m. GMT
Jan 24

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at the Third Annual Heritage Foundation Antitrust Conference

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be a panelist at the Third Annual Heritage Foundation Antitrust Conference at The Heritage Foundation’s Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC, 11:30 a.m. EST                                               
Jan 24

Cmr. Ohlhausen keynote at the State of the Net 2017 Conference

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be delivering a keynote address at the State of the Net 2017 Conference at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 10:00 a.m. EST
Jan 17
Jan 17, 2017 10:00AM

Closed Commission Meeting

Closed to the Public: Consideration of an enforcement action in a nonpublic Part II matter, 10:00 a.m. EST.
Jan 13

Cmr. Ohlhausen keynote at the USC's Conference on Antitrust Enforcement in a Global Context

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be delivering a keynote at the USC Gould School of Law Center for Transnational Law and Business Conference on Antitrust Enforcement in a Global Context: Extraterritoriality and Due Process, Los Angeles, CA, 12:30 p.m. PST
Jan 12
Jan 12, 2017 4:00PM

Closed Meeting Limited to Commissioners Only

Closed to the Public and Limited to Commissioners: Discussion of a law enforcement matter, 4:00 p.m. EST.
Jan 12

Chwn. Ramirez opening remarks at PrivacyCon 2017

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver opening remarks at PrivacyCon 2017, a public forum on the privacy and security implications of emerging technologies, FTC Constitution Center conference facility, 400 Seventh St. SW, Washington, D.C., 9:00 a.m. EST
Jan 12

PrivacyCon 2017

The Federal Trade Commission’s next PrivacyCon will take place on January 12, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The agency’s second PrivacyCon will seek to continue and expand collaboration among leading whitehat researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and the...
Jan 5

Cmr. McSweeny panelist at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) FCC and FTC Commissioner Roundtable

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in FCC and FTC Commissioner Roundtable at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017, Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109 - North Hall, Room N254, 2:15 p.m. PST
Jan 5

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) FCC and FTC Commissioner Roundtable

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 FCC and FTC Commissioner Roundtable Panel, Las Vegas, NV, 2:15 p.m. PST

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