February, 2017

Feb 1

Cmr. McSweeny speech at the Brookings Conference: Agenda Setting at the FCC and the FTC Under New Administration

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in a roundtable discussion with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn at the Brookings Conference: Agenda Setting at the FCC and the FTC Under New Administration, The Brookings Institution, Saul/Zilkha Rooms, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC...
Feb 1

FTC and Department of Veterans Affairs Twitter chat about tax identity theft

The FTC and the Department of Veterans Affairs co-host a Twitter chat about tax identity theft at 11 a.m. EST for service members, veterans, and their families. Learn to minimize your risk and what to do if #taxidtheft happens to you. Join the conversation on #VeteranIDTheftChat....
Feb 1

Webinar for veterans, their families, and those who serve them

The Department of Veterans Affairs hosts a webinar for VA employees and VA Hospital patients featuring the FTC and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration to discuss tax identity theft, IRS imposter scams, how to lower your risk, and what to do if you become a victim...
Feb 1

Webinar: Protecting Sensitive Business and Customer Information: Practical Identity Safety Practices

The FTC and the IRS host a free Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week webinar for small businesses on Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. EST (1 p.m. PST, 12 p.m. Alaska; 2 p.m. Mountain Time). Learn about tax identity theft, imposter scams targeting businesses, cybersecurity practices to reduce your risk...
Feb 2

Acting Chmn. Ohlhausen panelist at the ABA's Consumer Protection Conference

Acting Chairman Ohlhausen will be speaking at the American Bar Association’s Consumer Protection Conference, participating in a panel on Consumer Protection and Enforcement in Tomorrow’s Marketplace at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, GA, 8:15 a.m. EST
Feb 2

Webinar for Consumers on Tax Identity Theft

The FTC, AARP Fraud Watch Network, AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program, and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration co-host a webinar at 2:00 p.m. EST for consumers about how tax identity theft and IRS imposter scams occur and recovery steps for victims.
Feb 3

Acting Chmn. Ohlhausen keynote at the GCR Live 6th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum

Acting Chairman Ohlhausen will be delivering a keynote address at the GCR Live 6th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum in Miami, FL, 8:30 a.m. EST
Feb 3

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at Exploring the Things of the Internet of Things: Implications for Business, Consumers, and the Law

Commissioner McSweeny will deliver the keynote address at Exploring the Things of the Internet of Things: Implications for Business, Consumers, and the Law, an event sponsored by the New York Law School, 185 West Broadway New York, NY, 12:00 p.m. EST  
Feb 6

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at the Privacy Law Salon

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in the keynote Q&A interview session at the The Privacy Law Salon: Privacy Roundtable sponsored by Cambridge Forums, Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida, 1:30 p.m. EST
Feb 12

Cmr. McSweeny panelist in “Understanding Core Regulatory Goals in Context,” at The Digital Broadband Migration Conference

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in a panel, “Understanding Core Regulatory Goals in Context,” as part of the The Digital Broadband Migration Conference: Evaluating the First Principles of Information Policy sponsored by Silicon Flatirons, University of Colorado Law School,...
Feb 14

Twitter Chat: Talking to Kids About Online Safety, Security, and Privacy

The FTC will be participating in a Twitter chat hosted by STOP.THINK.CONNECT. and the National Cyber Security Alliance at 2 p.m. EST about how parents can talk to kids about online safety, security and privacy. Join the conversation using #ChatSTC and follow us @FTC. See FTC Twitter...
Feb 15

Testimony before the Senate Aging Committee on “Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors

Lois Greisman, Associate Director, Division of Marketing Practices, will deliver Commission testimony before the Senate Aging Committee on “Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors,” Dirksen Senate Office Building 562, Washington, DC, 2.30 p.m. EST...
Feb 16

Cmr. McSweeny speech at the RSA Conference USA 2017

Commissioner McSweeny and Tech Policy Fellow Aaron Alva will speak at a Sandbox Session of the RSA Conference USA 2017 entitled “Ransomware, Drones, Smart TVs, Bots: Protecting Consumers in the Age of IoT,” Marriott Marquis 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA, 8:45 a.m. PST...
Feb 16

Hearing in the matter of Impax Inc. (Docket No. 9373) before Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell

A scheduling conference will be held in the matter of Impax Inc. (Docket No. 9373) before Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Courtroom 532, Washington, DC, 2:00 p.m. EST