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Jan 12

PrivacyCon

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...
Dec 7

Fall Technology Series: Smart TV

Consumers enjoy recommendations based on their television viewing habits (“viewers who watched Mr. Robot… may enjoy Fight Club”), but who else knows what you’re watching? The golden age of television has arrived with the golden age of television tracking. In 2016, virtually all...
Nov 3

Ninth Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics will host a two-day conference to bring together scholars working in areas related to the FTC’s antitrust, consumer protection, and public policy missions.
Oct 13

Fall Technology Series: Drones

Americans are increasingly familiar with drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). These devices have become one of consumers’ most popular technology purchases; some estimate nearly one million new drones will be purchased in 2016. Many consumer drones are controlled by...
Sep 15

Putting Disclosures to the Test

The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop in Washington, DC on September 15, 2016 to examine the testing and evaluation of disclosures that companies make to consumers about advertising claims, privacy practices, and other information. Effective disclosures are...
Sep 7

Fall Technology Series: Ransomware

With alarming frequency, ransomware hackers are sneaking into consumer and business computers, encrypting files containing photos, documents and other important data, and then demanding a ransom in exchange for the key needed to decrypt the files. At times, these hackers pose as the...
Jun 21

Something New Under the Sun: Competition & Consumer Protection Issues in Solar Energy

The Federal Trade Commission will hold a one-day public workshop on June 21, 2016 to explore competition and consumer protection issues that may arise when consumers generate their own electric power by installing home solar photovoltaic (PV) panels – a practice known as solar...
Jun 15

Start with Security - Chicago

The FTC’s fourth “Start With Security” event will take place on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois, and will be co-sponsored by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. During this one-day event, the FTC will bring together experts who will provide businesses with practical...
Jun 9

FinTech Series: Marketplace Lending

Starting this summer, the FTC will host a forum series exploring emerging financial technology and its implications for consumers. The first FinTech Forum – scheduled for June 9, 2016 – will address marketplace lending.  Marketplace lenders are typically nonbank financial platforms...
May 26

Cmr. Ohlhausen remarks at C3 Mobility Forum

FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen will deliver remarks at the C3 Mobility Forum in the Capitol Visitors Center, Room SVC 212-10, Washington, D.C., 11:00 a.m. EDT
May 25
May 25, 2016 1:00PM

Closed Meeting Limited to Commissioners Only

Closed to the Public and Limited to Commissioners: Discussion of a law enforcement matter, 1:00 p.m. EDT.
May 24

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program Summit 2016

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will deliver a keynote presentation on advertising and consumer protection at the Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program Summit 2016, SunTrust Headquarters, 1445 New York Ave NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC, 2:35 p.m. EDT
May 24

Cmr. McSweeny remarks at Encryption 101 Briefing & Fireside Chat

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will deliver remarks at the Encryption 101 Briefing & Fireside Chat sponsored by the Internet Association in the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C., 11:45 a.m. EDT
May 24

Chwn. Ramirez testimony before House Committee on Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

Chairwoman Ramirez will testify on behalf of the Commission before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade at a legislative hearing on 17 FTC-related bills.
May 20

Cmr. McSweeny remarks at EU Competition Law: Current Issues in a Global Context event

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will deliver remarks on “Merger Control – Recent Remedies Experiences” at an event sponsored by Kings College London Centre of European Law in cooperation with Crowell & Moring LLP, “EU Competition Law: Current Issues in a Global Context,” Hilton...
May 19

Chwn. Ramirez remarks at CBA Competition Law Spring Conference

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will deliver remarks at The Enforcers Panel: Developments, Priorities, Trends, and Reflections on Competition Enforcement in A Global Context at the CBA Competition Law Spring Conference, Toronto Board of Trade, Toronto, Canada, 3:30 p.m. EDT
May 17

Cmr. Ohlhausen remarks at Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group panel

FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen will deliver remarks at a Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group panel, entitled Regulatory Barriers to Innovation at the Federalist Society’s Executive Branch Review Project, The Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW,...
May 16

Chwn. Ramirez remarks at 12th Annual International Bar Association Competition Mid-Year Conference

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will deliver remarks at the 12th Annual International Bar Association Competition Mid-Year Conference, JW Marriott Mexico City Santa Fe, Mexico City, Mexico, 11:15 a.m. CDT
May 12

Cmr. Ohlhausen remarks at Future of Privacy Forum

FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will deliver remarks at the Information Accountability Foundation Briefing on Assessment Processes to Achieve Assurance that Data Use is Legitimate and not Unfair, Future of Privacy Forum, 1400 Eye Street NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC, 10:30 a.m...
May 12

Chwn. Ramirez remarks at ABA Health Law Section, 2016 Antitrust in Healthcare Conference

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will deliver remarks at the American Bar Association Health Law Section, 2016 Antitrust in Healthcare Conference, The Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, Arlington, VA, 10 a.m. EDT

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