FTC to Host Media Briefing Breakfast on Credit Reporting

Media Advisory

Since the enactment of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in 1970, consumer credit has expanded exponentially and today accounts for two-thirds of U.S. gross domestic product. The Federal Trade Commission will host a media briefing breakfast on Tuesday, September 9, to explore perspectives on the credit reporting system and explain the FTC's recommendations for amending the FCRA.

WHO: Howard Beales, Director
Joel Winston, Associate Director
Peggy Twohig, Assistant Director
FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection
WHEN: Tuesday, September 9, 2003
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. EDT
WHERE: FTC Conference Center
601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC
CONTACT:

Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180

Persons unable to attend the event may call in. The call-in information is as follows:

Dial-in Number: 800-923-4217
Confirmation Number: 18774031
Chairperson: Bruce Jennings
Call-in lines will open at 8:45 a.m. EDT.

Contact Information