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former FTC Conference Center
601 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

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Event Description

For nearly two decades, the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice have actively promoted market competition around the world by providing technical assistance, initially with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development and now increasingly with its own funds, to new antitrust agencies and to countries in the process of reforming their markets and adopting antitrust laws. The Federal Trade Commission has also provided assistance on consumer protection issues. Since 1991, the agencies have conducted approximately 400 missions to scores of countries on short-term trips and multi-month advisory missions.

During this workshop, Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice officials described how their programs have worked and discussed ideas for maximizing their future effectiveness. Through interactive panels, the agencies also obtained the perspectives of other aid providers in the field, academics, and private practitioners, with a view toward making improvements and charting a course for the future.

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Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s comprehensive Privacy Policy.

This event is open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded. By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.