September, 2016

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...
Sep 7

Chwn. Ramirez remarks at the FTC Fall Technology Series: Ransomware

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver opening remarks at the FTC Fall Technology Series: Ransomware, Constitution Center 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC, 1 p.m. EDT
Sep 7

Hearing in the matter of 1-800 Contacts, Inc. (Docket No. 9372)

A scheduling conference will be held in the matter of 1-800 Contacts, Inc. (Docket No. 9372) before Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Courtroom 532, Washington, DC, 2 p.m. EDT
Sep 15

Cmr. McSweeny on a panel on data protection, privacy and fundamental rights at the Forum for EU-US Legal-Economic Affairs

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, 9...
Sep 15

Putting Disclosures to the Test

The Federal Trade Commission hosted 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 critical...
Sep 15

Chwn. Ramirez opening remarks at the FTC’s Putting Disclosures to the Test workshop

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver opening remarks at the FTC’s Putting Disclosures to the Test workshop, Constitution Center 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC, 9:30 a.m. EST
Sep 15

Cmr. Ohlhausen talk “All You Need to Know About the U.S.–EU Privacy Shield Agreement”

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, 11:00 a.m. PST
Sep 15

Cmr. McSweeny on a panel on innovation law & competition law enforcement at the Forum for EU-US Legal-Economic Affairs

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-...
Sep 15

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at “Privacy Compliance in a Post-Nomi World”

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be a panelist at the IAPP Conference session on “Privacy Compliance in a Post-Nomi World.” San Jose, CA, 2:30 p.m. PST
Sep 16

Marketing Science – Federal Trade Commission Economic Conference on Marketing and Consumer Protection

The Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics and Marketing Science are co-organizing a one-day conference to bring together scholars interested in issues at the intersection of marketing and consumer protection policy and regulation. As the primary consumer protection law...
Sep 16

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at session on “The FTC’s Big Data Report: What You Need to Know”

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, 11:00 a.m. PST
Sep 19

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at the International Bar Association Annual Antitrust Meeting luncheon

Commissioner McSweeny will provide keynote remarks at the International Bar Association Annual Antitrust Meeting Luncheon, Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, 12:30 p.m. EDT
Sep 20

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at TecNation 2016

Commissioner McSweeny will be the keynote speaker at TecNation 2016, sponsored by the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW, Washington, DC, 12:35 p.m. EDT
Sep 20

Chwn. Ramirez keynote at 10th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver the luncheon keynote address at the 10th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium at Georgetown Law School – 600 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 12:30 p.m. EDT
Sep 20

Chwn. Ramirez speech at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association

Chairwoman Ramirez will participate in the Global Enforcers Roundtable at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA), Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC, 2:30 p.m. EDT  
Sep 22

Cmr. McSweeny opening remarks at the ETA Policy Forum

Commissioner McSweeny will deliver opening remarks at the ETA Policy Forum sponsored by the Electronics Transaction Association, Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 9:05 a.m. EDT
Sep 22

Chwn. Ramirez keynote at the 43rd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy

Chairwoman Ramirez will provide keynote remarks at the Fordham Competition Law Institute’s 43rd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy, “The Future of Antitrust in Asia,” Fordham Law School 150 West 62nd Street, New York, NY, 9:45 a.m. EDT
Sep 22

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at the 5th Annual Privacy Law Salon

Commissioner McSweeny will provide the keynote address at the 5th Annual Privacy Law Salon, sponsored by Dan Solove, Paul Schwartz & Chris Hoofnagle, The National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC, 6:00 p.m. EDT
Sep 23

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at the 43rd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy

Commissioner Ohlhausen will speak at the Fordham Competition Law Institute’s 43rd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy at the panel “China Antitrust Enforcement Today and in the Future,” Fordham Law School, New York, NY, 10:20 a.m. EDT
Sep 26

Closed Commission Meeting

Closed to the Public: Consideration of a nonpublic Part II matter, 3:00 p.m. EDT
Sep 27

Chwn. Ramirez, Cmrs. Ohlhausen and McSweeny testimony before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Chairwoman Ramirez, Commissioners Ohlhausen and McSweeny will testify before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation at a hearing entitled: Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission, Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253, Washington, DC, 10 a.m. EDT
Sep 27

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

Commissioner Ohlhausen will speak at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) Commissioner Panel, Cohen Milstein, 1100 New York Ave. NW, #500, Washington, DC, 6 p.m. EDT
Sep 29

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at Big Data Conference sponsored by EDPS

Commissioner McSweeny will deliver the keynote address at the Big Data Conference sponsored by the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Robert Schuman Conference Room, Berlaymont, Rue de la Loi 200, Brussels, 3:50 p.m. Brussels Time
Sep 29

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at ABA 2016 Antitrust Masters Course VIII Conference

Commissioner Ohlhausen will participate in a panel on Effective Agency Presentation at the American Bar Association 2016 Antitrust Masters Course VIII Conference, Williamsburg, VA, 4:00 p.m. EDT
Sep 29

Cmr. Ohlhausen speech at ABA 2016 Antitrust Masters Course VIII Conference

Commissioner Ohlhausen will speak at the reception dinner for the American Bar Association 2016 Antitrust Masters Course VIII Conference, Williamsburg, VA, 6:30 p.m. EDT