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Feb 20

Identity Theft & Tax Fraud Town Hall Series

Congressman Ted Deutch will join the Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General’s Office at a town hall event  in Boca Raton, Florida from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on February 20, 2013, to address the rising incidence of identity theft-related tax fraud in South Florida...
Feb 20

Identity Theft & Tax Fraud Town Hall Series

Congressman Ted Deutch will join the Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General’s Office at a town hall event  in Boca Raton, Florida from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on February 20, 2013, to address the rising incidence of identity theft-related tax fraud in South Florida...
Jan 16

North Carolina Consumer Protection Workshop

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the North Carolina Attorney General’s office, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today. Topics include payday loans,...
Dec 10

Patent Assertion Entity Activities Workshop

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice hosted a one-day event to explore the impact of patent assertion entity (PAE) activities on innovation and competition and the implications for antitrust enforcement and policy. Panelists for the workshop included academics,...
Dec 6

The Big Picture: Comprehensive Online Data Collection

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Nov 29

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...
Nov 15

Fifth Annual Microeconomics Conference

Oct 24

Northwest Region Common Ground Meeting

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the offices of the Attorneys General of Washington, Alaska and Idaho, the CFPB, the Northwest Justice Project, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss...
Oct 18

Robocalls All The Rage: An FTC Summit

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a one-day public event to develop solutions to the rapid rise in illegal robocalls. The Summit included a report on the current state of the robocall technology and the industry, along with a discussion of the laws surrounding the use of robocalls...
Oct 2

Pet Medications Workshop

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a one-day public workshop to examine competition and consumer protection issues in the pet medications industry. The quality and cost of pet medications is an important pocketbook issue for many consumers. In 2011, 62 percent of U.S. households...
Sep 19

Western Region Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the office of the California Attorney General, the U.S. Department of Justice, the CFPB, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers...
Sep 10

Most-Favored-Nation Clauses and Antitrust Enforcement and Policy

The Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice held a joint public workshop on most-favored-nation clauses (MFNs). The workshop provided a forum for discussion of the evolution of economic and legal thinking on MFNs and their implications....
May 30

In Short: Advertising & Privacy Disclosures in a Digital World

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a one-day public workshop to consider the need for new guidance concerning advertising and privacy disclosures in today's online and mobile environments. The workshop addressed online disclosure challenges, including making clear and conspicuous...
May 21

The Economics of Drip Pricing

Drip pricing is a pricing technique in which firms advertise only part of a product’s price and reveal other charges later as the customer goes through the buying process. The additional charges can be mandatory charges, such as hotel resort fees, or fees for optional upgrades and...
Apr 26

Paper, Plastic... or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a workshop to examine the use of mobile payments in the marketplace and how this emerging technology impacts consumers. This event brought together consumer advocates, industry representatives, government regulators, technologists, and academics to...
Apr 20

New Hampshire Common Ground Conference

The Federal Trade Commission, the offices of the Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Attorneys General, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials from those states met to discuss...
Jan 9

Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the office of the Arizona Attorney General, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today. Topics include business opportunity...
Dec 8

Face Facts: A Forum on Facial Recognition Technology

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a workshop exploring facial recognition technology and the privacy and security implications raised by its increasing use. Facial recognition technology has been adopted in a variety of new contexts, ranging from online social networks to digital...
Nov 17

The Road Ahead: Selling, Financing & Leasing Motor Vehicles

The Federal Trade Commission is holding a series of roundtable events and requesting public comment to gather information on possible consumer protection issues that may arise in the sale, financing or lease of motor vehicles. The first event took place in Detroit, Michigan on April...
Nov 16

Tennessee Law Enforcement & Legal Services Roundtable

Join the Federal Trade Commission, Vanderbilt Law School, the Tennessee Attorney General’s office, the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss...

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