FTC Announces New Sessions of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

Hearings in March and April will cover broadband markets, consumer privacy, merger retrospectives, international engagement, and will include a roundtable with State Attorneys General

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The Federal Trade Commission Hearings schedule sets new dates for the two previously scheduled sessions – broadband and consumer privacy – canceled due to the recent lapse in government funding. The Hearings will also include sessions on international issues in competition, consumer protection and privacy, and the analysis of merger retrospectives, as well as a State Attorneys General roundtable.

  • March 20, 2019
    Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in U.S. Broadband Markets
    FTC Constitution Center Auditorium
    400 7th St., SW, Washington, D.C.
     
  • March 25-26, 2019
    The FTC’s Role in a Changing World
    FTC Headquarters
    600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington D.C.
     
  • March 25, 2019
    Roundtable with the State Attorneys General
    FTC Conference Center, SW Quadrant
    Constitution Center
    400 7th St., SW, Washington, D.C.
     
  • April 9-10, 2019
    The FTC’s Approach to Consumer Privacy
    FTC Constitution Center Auditorium
    400 7th St., SW, Washington, D.C.
     
  • April 12, 2019
    Merger Retrospectives
    FTC Headquarters
    600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington D.C.

The FTC will provide the agendas and participants for these hearings in future announcements.

The FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century will accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will be limited to seating availability. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Request for accommodations should be submitted to Elizabeth Kraszewski via email at ekraszewski@ftc.gov or by phone at (202) 326-3087. Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed. Please allow at least five days advance notice for accommodation requests; last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to accommodate.

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Contact Information

MEDIA CONTACT:
Peter Kaplan
Office of Public Affairs

202-326-2334

STAFF CONTACTS:
Office of Policy Planning
CCPHearings@ftc.gov