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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...
Aug 7

Inside the Game: Unlocking the Consumer Issues Surrounding Loot Boxes

The staff of the Federal Trade Commission will examine consumer protection issues related to video game loot boxes at a public workshop on August 7, 2019, in Washington, DC. Loot boxes are in-game rewards that contain a random assortment of virtual items (loot) to assist a player...
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 18

A Health Check on COPAs: Assessing the Impact of Certificates of Public Advantage in Healthcare Markets

On June 18, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop to assess the impact of certificates of public advantage (“COPAs”) on prices, quality, access, and innovation for healthcare services. This workshop is part of a broader COPA Assessment Project announced in...
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 25

Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in Nebraska

Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar on April 25 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM CT to learn what types of fraud Nebraskans reported.You'll also:
Apr 12

FTC Hearing #13: Merger Retrospectives

The Federal Trade Commission held the thirteenth session of its Hearings Initiative, focused on the agency’s merger retrospective program, on April 12, 2019, at FTC Headquarters in Room 432.
Apr 11
Apr 11, 2019 2:00PM

Closed Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting Closed to the Public: Consideration of a nonpublic law enforcement matter, 2:00 PM EDT at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. The vote to close the meeting for the law enforcement matter was 5-0. Expected to attend the closed meeting are the...
Apr 10

FTC Hearing #12: 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 #12: 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 4

Cmr. Chopra remarks at Truth About Tech conference

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra will deliver remarks at the second annual Truth About Tech conference. For more information, please visit commonsensemedia.org/truth-about-tech-2019. Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, 640 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. ...
Apr 3

Cmr. Wilson speech at American Enterprise Institute luncheon

FTC Commissioner Christine S. Wilson will speak at the American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) “Perspectives on Data Privacy from the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice” luncheon. AEI, 1789 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 12:40 p.m. ET
Apr 2

Cmr. Wilson panelist at CIPL Executive Retreat

FTC Commissioner Christine S. Wilson will participate in a panel discussion, “What should a US Privacy Law Look Like?” at CIPL Executive Retreat, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, 2200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Apr 2

Cmr. Phillips speech at The Atlantic's “The Future of Tech Regulation” event

FTC Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips will be speaking at The Atlantic's “The Future of Tech Regulation” event. 1234 9th St., NW, Washington, DC
Mar 29

Chmn. Simons participates in Enforcers Roundtable at 2019 ABA Spring Meeting

FTC Chairman Joe Simons will participate in the Enforcers Roundtable, at the 2019 ABA Spring Meeting. Marriott Marquis Hotel, 901 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Mar 29

OIA Director Randolph Tritell moderates panel discussion at 2019 ABA Spring Meeting

Randolph Tritell, Director of the FTC’s Office of International Affairs, will moderate a panel discussion on, ‘Agency Updates With Asean Enforcers,’ at the 2019 ABA Spring Meeting. Marriott Marquis Hotel, 901 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Mar 29

BCP Director Andrew Smith and BC Director Bruce Hoffman participate in Agency Update at 2019 ABA Spring Meeting

Andrew Smith, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and Bruce Hoffman, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition, will participate in the Agency Update with the FTC Bureau Directors, at the 2019 ABA Spring Meeting. Marriott Marquis Hotel, 901 Massachusetts Ave., NW,...

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