The FTC and CFPB will hold a media only call on Monday, November 19, at 12:00 pm ET, to announce “a coordinated effort to protect consumers.”  Those present on the call will include Kent Markus, CFPB Assistant Director of Enforcement, and Thomas B. Pahl, Assistant Director in the FTC’s Division of Financial Practices.  A discussion

Expecting a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) examination?  Think again.  The first time you might hear from the CFPB is during an investigation.  The CFPB has investigations underway that span the full breadth of the Bureau’s enforcement authority over providers of financial products and services and their vendors.  The CFPB has authority over large banks

The ABA Antitrust Section is sponsoring two terrific free panels. One on Friday, October 12 at 2 p.m.  with Jim Kohm from the FTC reviewing the final Green Guides. Another on Monday, October 15 will focus on the FTC’s recent cases involving “up to” or maximum performance claims. Amy Mudge will be moderating both panels.