September 12, 2016

Issue No. 16 - 38
For the week of September 12, 2016

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Nothing Scheduled

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Thurs. Sept. 15
9:15 a.m.

The FTC will host “Putting Disclosures to the Test,” a public workshop in Washington, DC, examining the testing and evaluation of disclosures that companies make to consumers about advertising claims, privacy practices, and other information. Constitution Center 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC.

Fri. Sept. 16
8:30 a.m.
The FTC will host the Economic Conference on Marketing and Consumer Protection, a one-day event co-sponsored by the INFORMS Society of Marketing Science. The conference will include opening remarks by Ginger Jin, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Economics, and will bring together scholars interested in issues at the intersection of marketing and consumer protection policy and regulation. Constitution Center 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC.

SPEECHES

Thurs., Sept. 15
9:00 a.m. Paris Time

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in a panel discussion on data protection, privacy and fundamental rights as part of the Forum for EU-US Legal-Economic Affairs, sponsored by The Mentor Group, Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, 33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris, France.

2:00 p.m. Paris Time

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in a panel discussion on innovation law & competition law enforcement in EU and US jurisdictions as part of the Forum for EU-US Legal-Economic Affairs, sponsored by The Mentor Group, Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, 33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris, France.

9:30 a.m. EST

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver opening remarks at the FTC’s Putting Disclosures to the Test workshop, Constitution Center 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC.

11:00 a.m. PST Commissioner Ohlhausen will attend the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Conference on Privacy. Security. Risk.  She will speak at the session on “All You Need to Know About the U.S.–EU Privacy Shield Agreement.” San Jose, CA.
2:30 p.m. PST Commissioner Ohlhausen will be a panelist at the IAPP Conference session on “Privacy Compliance in a Post-Nomi World.” San Jose, CA.
Fri., Sept. 16
11:00 a.m. PST

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be a panelist at the IAPP Conference session on “The FTC’s Big Data Report: What You Need to Know.” San Jose, CA.

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Nothing Scheduled

 

Please check the FTC's Web site at www.ftc.gov
for a listing of events and updates.

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