Tim Bauer to Participate in FTC Debt Collection Dialogue Panel

The Federal Trade Commission will hold the third of its Debt Collection Dialogues in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 18, 2015. Tim Bauer, President of insideARM and co-Executive Director of the Consumer Relations Consortium, will participate. The Office of Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens will co-host the event, and Attorney General Olens will deliver opening remarks. Earlier Dialogues were in Buffalo and Dallas.

In Atlanta, representatives from the FTC and other federal and state law enforcement agencies will talk with debt collection industry leaders about the agencies’ debt collection enforcement actions, consumer complaints about collection practices, debt collection compliance issues, and industry best practices. The federal and state representatives will also answer questions from industry members and others who attend, including questions about how regulatory enforcement actions are investigated and pursued.

The event will begin at 1 p.m. at the Latin American Association, 2750 Buford Highway. It will be free and open to the public. More information, including how to pre-register and submit questions for the panelists in advance, is posted at www.ftc.gov/debtcollectiondialogue-atlanta.

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