Remarks by FTC Chairman to Open Debt Collection Workshop October 10-11

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras will provide opening remarks to begin the FTC’s two-day public workshop to explore changes in the debt collection industry and examine their impact on consumers and businesses. Consumer advocates, industry representatives, state and federal regulators, and others with relevant expertise will provide information on a range of issues, including the effects of technological, economic, and legal changes on the industry and whether the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and other laws have kept pace with developments. There is no charge and no pre-registration. All attendees must show a valid form of photo identification, such as a driver’s license.

WHEN: October 10 – 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
October 11 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: FTC’s Satellite Building Conference Center
601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Webcast Information

Reporters and others interested in this event can see the agenda and view the conference via Webcast by accessing the following link:

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