WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is holding its 2021 Consumer Protection Spring Virtual Conference. The private, nonprofit, and government sectors are invited to attend the public portion of the conference on May 11.
WHAT: The agenda aims to address pressing and relevant issues specific to consumer protection. NAAG Consumer Protection Committee co-chairs will have a discussion with the leaders of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission. There will also be a panel of attorneys general discussing consumer protection issues and priorities. In addition, there will be a panel on how large companies fight scams, as well as a session on the tax treatment of payments to governmental entities under recent changes to the federal tax code and the impact on consumer protection settlements.
Attorneys general scheduled to speak include:
- Josh Stein, North Carolina Attorney General, NAAG Consumer Protection Committee Co-Chair
- Herbert H. Slatery III, Tennessee Attorney General, NAAG Consumer Protection Committee Co-Chair
- Phil Weiser, Colorado Attorney General
- Leevin T. Camacho, Guam Attorney General
- Clare E. Connors, Hawaii Attorney General
- Kwame Raoul, Illinois Attorney General
- Tom Miller, Iowa Attorney General
- Lynn Fitch, Mississippi Attorney General
- Wayne Stenehjem, North Dakota Attorney General
Federal partners scheduled to speak include:
- Jessica Rosenworcel, Acting Chairwoman, Federal Communications Commission
- Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, Acting Chair, Federal Trade Commission
- Dave Uejio, Acting Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
WHEN: May 11, 2021
1:00 p.m. ET – 5:15 p.m. ET
The private sessions of the conference, May 12-13, are closed to the press.
WHERE: Virtual. For press access, reporters can contact Ashley Wynstra, NAAG communications manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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