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Feb 4

Follow-On Biologics Workshop: Impact of Recent Legislative and Regulatory Naming Proposals on Competition

The Federal Trade Commission held a workshop to explore competition issues involving biologic medicines and follow-on biologics. As described in the Federal Register Notice, the workshop focused on a few key issues, inter alia:
Jan 16

Tax ID Theft Twitter Chats

The FTC will co-host a Twitter Chat in English with the Identity Theft Resource Center on Jan. 16th at 2pm ET. Follow @FTC and use the hashtag #IDTheftChat. Learn how to protect yourself from this growing form of ID theft, and what to do if you're a victim. FTC staff will also host...
Jan 15

Twitter Chat: FTC Settlement With Apple

FTC staff will discuss the agency's settlement with Apple with the public at 2 p.m. ET on Twitter. Follow @FTC and tweet questions with the hashtag: #AskFTC. For more information about how the FTC hosts question and answers online, see Twitter Chats.
Jan 15

Tax ID Theft Webinars (English & Spanish)

National Webinars
Jan 15

FTC to Announce Settlement With Major Technology Company

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference to announce a settlement with a major technology company. WHO: Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission
Jan 13

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to get a tax refund or a job. Find out what you can do about it, and how you can help others during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. There will be a number of regional events throughout the U.S. during the...
Jan 8

Twitter Chat on Weight-Loss Claims

Who: Mary Engle, Division of Ad PracticesWhen: Wed., Jan. 8, 2014Time: 12:30-1:30pm ETHashtag: #AskFTCAccount: @FTC Please join FTC staff in discussing its recent sweep against deceptive claims made by national marketers of fad weight-loss products, learn about our new 'Gut Check'...
Jan 7

Press Conference: FTC to Announce Initiative Against Deceptive Claims Made by National Marketers of Fad Weight Loss Products

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. ET, to announce an initiative against deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. WHO: Jessica Rich, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection WHEN:
Jan 6

Twitter Chat with FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen

Twitter Chat with Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen When: Monday, Jan. 6th 1-2pm ET Hashtag: #FTCpriv Twitter Account: @MOhlhausenFTC Please join FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen in a Twitter Chat to discuss privacy, the Internet of Things, and more before her panel event at the Consumer...
Dec 4

Blurred Lines: Advertising or Content? – An FTC Workshop on Native Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a one-day workshop to examine the blending of advertisements with news, entertainment, and other editorial content in digital media, referred to as “native advertising” or “sponsored content.” The workshop brought together publishing and...
Nov 19

Internet of Things - Privacy and Security in a Connected World

The Federal Trade Commission held a public workshop to explore consumer privacy and security issues posed by the growing connectivity of devices. The ability of everyday devices to communicate with each other and with people is becoming more prevalent and often is referred to as “The...
Nov 7

Sixth Annual Microeconomics Conference

The Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference is held annually in November and brings together researchers from universities throughout the world, other government agencies, and other organizations to discuss antitrust, consumer protection, and policy issues that the...
Sep 19

Consumer Protection and the Healthcare Marketplace

The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, hosted a roundtable to discuss how to empower and protect consumers from scammers with the advent of healthcare marketplaces opening this fall under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Sep 10

The Fifth Annual African Consumer Protection Dialogue Conference (Livingstone, Zambia)

Day 1: Opening ceremony and annual review of consumer protection & competition issues in Africa and the United States. Day 2: Mobile issues, cyber threats, and civil-criminal law enforcement issues. Day 3: Best Practices In Compliance And Remedies - The Impact On Consumers...
Jun 19

Jewelry Guides Roundtable

The FTC will hold a public roundtable to examine possible modifications to the FTC’s Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries.  Specifically, the roundtable panels will focus on two issues: (1) the marketing of alloy products containing precious metals in...
Jun 16

Immigrant Consumer Protection Issues in DC, MD, and VA

Join the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 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...
Jun 6

Life of a Debt: Data Integrity in Debt Collection

The Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will host a joint roundtable on June 6, 2013, to examine the flow of consumer data throughout the debt collection process. The event will bring together consumer advocates, credit issuers, collection industry...
Jun 4

Mobile Security: Potential Threats and Solutions

On June 4, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission hosted a public forum to examine the state of mobile security.  Mobile technologies, such as smartphones and tablets, provide consumers with an always-connected and convenient means of engaging in their daily activities, including email,...
May 8

Mobile Cramming: An FTC Roundtable

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a roundtable to examine unauthorized third-party charges on mobile phone bills—a practice known as “mobile cramming.”  The roundtable brought together consumer advocates, industry representatives, and government regulators to explore various issues...
May 7

Senior Identity Theft: A Problem in This Day and Age

The FTC brought together experts from government, private industry, and public interest groups to discuss the unique challenges facing victims of senior identity theft.  The forum included panels on different types of senior identity theft – tax and government benefits, medical, and...