Today the Federal Trade Commission is hosting a public event on consumer protection issues in debt collection proceedings. This is the second in a series of FTC roundtable discussions on these topics.
|WHAT:||“Protecting Consumers in Debt Collection Arbitration and Litigation: A Roundtable Discussion”|
|WHEN:||September 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Registration at 8 a.m.; Seating limited
|WHERE:||San Francisco State University Downtown Campus
835 Market Street, Rooms 675 and 676
San Francisco, CA 94132
A live webcast, agenda, and information about the participants are available at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/workshops/debtcollectround/index.shtm.
Interested parties are also highly encouraged to submit written comments or original research through November 30, 2009. Comments should refer to “Debt Collection Roundtable – Comment, Project No. P094806.” To file electronically, follow the instructions and fill out the form at https://public.commentworks.com/ftc/debtcollectroundtable2.
The Federal Trade Commission works for consumers to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices and to provide information to help spot, stop, and avoid them. To file a complaint in English or Spanish, visit the FTC’s online Complaint Assistant or call 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357). The FTC enters complaints into Consumer Sentinel, a secure, online database available to more than 1,700 civil and criminal law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and abroad. The FTC’s Web site provides free information on a variety of consumer topics.