Legal Resources

Protecting Consumers in Debt Collection Litigation and Arbitration: A Roundtable Discussion

December 4, 2009

Series of roundtables to examine consumer protection issues in debt collection proceedings against consumers.

Protecting Consumers in the New Mortgage Marketplace

May 24, 2006

Workshop exploring consumer protection issues arising from the emergence of "nontraditional" or "alternative" mortgage products in the United States residential mortgage marketplace.

Public Forum on Debt Relief Amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule

November 4, 2009

Forum about proposed debt relief amendments to the Commission’s Telemarketing Sales Rule that sought to combat deceptive and abusive telemarketing of debt relief services that claim to reduce consumer credit card debt and other unsecured debt.

Ramey Motors, Inc.

March 14, 2012

Rawlins & Rivera

January 28, 2008

RCA Credit Services

October 20, 2011

Remote Response Corporation

September 9, 2010

Rental Research Services

March 5, 2009

Repairing a Broken System: Protecting Consumers in Debt Collection Litigation and Arbitration

July 12, 2010

Report about system for resolving consumer debt collection disputes recommends significant litigation and arbitration reforms to improve efficiency and fairness to consumers.

Report on Effect of Credit-Based Insurance Scores

March 9, 2010

Study conducted by the FTC and the Federal Reserve Board regarding automobile and homeowners insurance and whether credit scores and credit-based insurance scores affect the availability and affordability of consumer credit.

Report On Emergency Technology For Use With ATMs

May 7, 2010

Report regarding emergency PIN and alarm button devices that would allow users of ATMs to electronically alert police about crimes at ATMs.

Report to the White House Council on Women and Girls

June 1, 2010

Report focuses on discrete FTC program areas that have a particular impact on women and children. Highlights five areas, describing, for each, recent FTC law enforcement actions or policy initiatives as well as available consumer and business education materials: health care for women and children; marketing to children and adolescents; consumer credit; entrepreneurship and business opportunities; and family pocketbook issues.