Georgetown Law Hosts Attorney General Eric Holder

March 8, 2012 —

Who

Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States
Consumer Protection Working Group Co-Chairs:

Tony West, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division
Lanny Breuer, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division
Andre Birotte, U.S. Attorney General for the Central District of California
David Vladeck, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, U.S. Federal Trade Commission; Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Kent Markus, Director of Enforcement for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

What

Consumer Protection Summit

When

Friday, March 9, 2012

Where

Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Schedule

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Opening Remarks
Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States
Consumer Protection Working Group Co-Chairs

2:30 - 3:20 p.m.
Panel: Fraud on the Elderly
Moderator: Michael Blume, Director of the Consumer Protection Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice
David Vladeck, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, U.S. Federal Trade Commission; Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Elizabeth R. Costle, Director of Consumer and State Affairs, AARP
Naomi Karp, Policy Advisor, Office of Older Americans, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Jonathan J. Rusch, Deputy Chief for Strategy and Policy, Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Jeffrey Steger, Senior Litigation Counsel, Consumer Protection Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Abby Kuzma, Director of Consumer Protection, Office of the Indiana Attorney General

3:20 - 3:40 p.m.
Presentation: Common Tax Scams
Carol Ide, Civil-Criminal Coordinator, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Sallie Cooper, Director of Operations, Criminal Investigation, U.S. Internal Revenue Service

3:40 - 4:30 p.m.
Panel: Business Opportunity Fraud Schemes
Moderator: Charles Harwood, Deputy Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Lois Greisman, Associate Director, Division of Marketing Practices, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Andre Birotte, U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California
Richard Goldberg, Assistant Director, Consumer Protection Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Ed Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group
Peggy Shanks, Senior Examiner, Office of the Maryland Attorney General

Note

All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver's license) as well as valid media credentials.