Live Webcast: FTC Roundtable on Protecting Consumers in Debt Collection Arbitration and Litigation

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

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

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.

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