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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...
Sep 19

Working Together to Protect Midwest Consumers: A Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission, Minnesota Attorney General’s Office, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at the 2019 Midwest Common...
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 28

Cmr. Phillips participates on Sedona Conference panel on Standard Essential Patents and Antitrust

FTC Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips will participate on a Sedona Conference panel on Standard Essential Patents and Antitrust. Covington, One City Center, 850 Tenth Street, NW, Washington, DC
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 26

Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in Southern California

Join the Federal Trade Commission on June 26 at 11:00 am PT for “Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in Southern California,” a free, one-hour webinar.You'll learn about:The top scams reported in Southern CaliforniaTips to help people recognize and avoid scamsFree resources you...
Jun 20

Chmn. Simons speaks at American Antitrust Institute’s 20th Annual Policy Conference

FTC Chairman Joseph Simons will speak at the American Antitrust Institute’s 20th Annual Policy Conference. National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC
Jun 20

Cmr. Slaughter panelist at American Antitrust Institute’s 20th Annual Policy Conference

FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will be a panelist on, Should Enforcers Presume that Mergers are Pro-Competitive? Factoring Unenforceable and Undelivered Efficiencies Claims into Merger Review, at the American Antitrust Institute’s 20th Annual Policy Conference. National...
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 hosted 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 18

Chmn. Simons opening remarks at FTC’s A Health Check on COPAs

FTC Chairman Joseph Simons will give opening remarks at the FTC’s A Health Check on COPAs: Assessing the Impact of Certificates of Public Advantage in Healthcare Markets workshop. Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC
Jun 12

OPP Director Bilal Sayyed moderates the Revisiting “The Limits of Antitrust” panel at FTC Hearing #14

Bilal Sayyed, Director of the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning, will moderate the Revisiting “The Limits of Antitrust” panel at the FTC Hearing #14: Roundtable with State Attorneys General. Mike and Josie Harper Center, Hixson-Lied Auditorium, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Jun 12

BCP Director Andrew Smith participates on Consumer Protection Enforcement and Policy panels at the FTC Hearing #14

Andrew Smith, Director of FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection will participate on the Consumer Protection Enforcement and Policy panels at the FTC Hearing #14: Roundtable with State Attorneys General. Mike and Josie Harper Center, Hixson-Lied Auditorium, Creighton University, Omaha,...
Jun 12

FTC Hearing #14: Roundtable with State Attorneys General

The Federal Trade Commission held the 14th session of its Hearings Initiative with Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska on June 12, 2019. This concluded the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.
Jun 11

Cmr. Slaughter opening remarks at FTC’s Online Event Tickets Workshop

FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will deliver opening remarks at the FTC’s Online Event Tickets Workshop. Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC
Jun 11

Online Event Tickets Workshop

The workshop, first announced in October, was originally set to take place in March, but was rescheduled due to the extended government shutdown. It was live tweeted using the hashtag #FTCticket.The workshop explored consumer protection issues in the online ticket marketplace for...
Jun 7

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Benco Dental Supply

Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will hear closing arguments in the matter of Benco Dental et al., Docket No. 9379. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC
Jun 4

Cmr. Chopra fireside chat at TACD “Consumer Protection in the Digital Sphere” public forum

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra will participate in a fireside chat at the 19th TACD public forum. For more information, please visit https://tacd.org/events/19th-tacd-public-forum/. The Pew Charitable Trusts, 901 E St., NW, 10th floor, Washington, DC 20004, 9:00 a.m. EDT.

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