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Nov 15

Twelfth Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics and the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale will host a two-day conference to bring together scholars working in areas related to the FTC's antitrust, consumer protection, and public policy missions. Those fields include...
Nov 14

Twelfth Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics and the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale will host a two-day conference to bring together scholars working in areas related to the FTC's antitrust, consumer protection, and public policy missions. Those fields include...
Jul 16

Nixing the Fix: A Workshop on Repair Restrictions

Staff of the Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop on July 16, 2019 to examine ways in which manufacturers may limit third-party repairs and is seeking research focused on such limitations.
Jun 27

PrivacyCon 2019

The FTC will be hosting its fourth annual PrivacyCon on June 27, 2019.?For PrivacyCon 2019, the FTC is seeking research presentations on a wide range of consumer privacy and security issues, with a particular focus on the economics driving those issues. The call for presentations?...
Jun 11

Online Event Tickets Workshop

The workshop, first announced in October, was originally set to take place in March, but has been rescheduled due to the extended government shutdown.The workshop will explore consumer protection issues in the online ticket marketplace for events, such as concerts and sporting events...
May 8

Strictly Business: An FTC Forum on Small Business Financing

The Federal Trade Commission will host a forum on small business financing on May 8, 2019, to examine trends and consumer protection issues in this marketplace, including the recent proliferation of online loans and alternative financing products.
Apr 12

FTC Hearing #14: Merger Retrospectives

The Federal Trade Commission will hold the fourteenth session of its Hearings Initiative, focused on the agency’s merger retrospective program, on April 12, 2019, at FTC Headquarters in Room 432.
Apr 10

FTC Hearing #13: The FTC’s Approach to Consumer Privacy

This hearing? was originally set to take place on? February 12 -13 but has been?rescheduled for April 9-10, 2019 due to the government shutdown.
Apr 9

FTC Hearing #13: The FTC’s Approach to Consumer Privacy

This hearing? was originally set to take place on? February 12 -13 but has been?rescheduled for April 9-10, 2019 due to the government shutdown.
Mar 26

FTC Hearing #11: The FTC’s Role in a Changing World

The 11th session of the Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings Initiative, “The FTC’s Role in a Changing World,” will focus on the agency’s international work. The hearing will take place in Washington, D.C. on March 25-26, 2019.
Mar 25

FTC Hearing #11: The FTC’s Role in a Changing World

The 11th session of the Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings Initiative, “The FTC’s Role in a Changing World,” will focus on the agency’s international work. The hearing will take place in Washington, D.C. on March 25-26, 2019.
Mar 22

Cmr. Chopra remarks at conference on Consumer Protection in an Age of Uncertainty

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra will deliver remarks at an event hosted by the University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law, and Policy. For more information, please visit http://financelawpolicy.umich.edu/consumer-protection-age-uncertainty. University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford...
Mar 20

Cmr. Phillips keynote at the ACT | The App Association: 2019 Patents in Telecoms and the Internet of Things Symposium

FTC Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips ?will be the keynote at the ACT | The App Association: 2019 Patents in Telecoms and the Internet of Things Symposium. GWU Law School, Jack Morton Auditorium, 805 21st Street NW, Washington, DC, 12:00 pm ET
Mar 20
Mar 20, 2019 10:00AM

Closed Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting Closed to the Public: Consideration of a nonpublic law enforcement matter, 10:00 AM EST at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20580. The vote to close the meeting for the law enforcement matter was 5-0. Expected to attend the closed meeting are the...
Mar 20

Chmn. Simons keynote at ANA’s Legal Affairs Conference

FTC Chairman Joe Simons will be the keynote speaker at ANA’s (Assn. of National Advertisers) Legal Affairs Conference. The Ritz Carlton, 1150 22nd St., NW, Washington, DC
Mar 20

FTC Hearing #10: Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in U.S. Broadband Markets

This hearing was originally scheduled for January 16 but was rescheduled to March 20, 2019?due to the government shutdown.?The Federal Trade Commission will hold the tenth session of its Hearings Initiative, focused on competition and consumer protection issues in broadband markets,...
Mar 14

Cmr. Phillips fireside chat at the Brookings Institution

FTC Commissioner Phillips Fireside Chat at the Brookings Institution: Regulating online consumer privacy and emerging technologies. Brookings Institution, Saul/Zilkha rooms, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue N.W., Washington, DC, 11:00 am ET
Mar 12

Webinar: Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in New Jersey

Join the Federal Trade Commission on March 12 at 1:00 PM for “Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in New Jersey,” a free, one-hour webinar.(This webinar was originally scheduled for January 14, 2019.)You'll learn about:The top scams reported in New JerseyTips to help people...
Mar 8

Twitter chat with Identity Theft Resource Center

Join @FTC and @ITRCSD on Twitter for a chat about how you can protect yourself against tax identity theft this tax season. Follow along using the #NCPW2019 hashtag.
Mar 7

Facebook Live with Social Security Administration

We’ll join our colleagues from the Social Security Administration (SSA) to discuss scams that involve people pretending to be SSA officials. Learn about these imposter scams and how to avoid them.

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