HANOVER, Md. – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a series of roundtables around the country to gather information on consumers’ experiences when buying or leasing motor vehicles. The Roundtables will explore consumer protection issues related to the sale, financing, and leasing of cars, SUVs, and light trucks. 

The first Roundtable will take place on April 12 at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit. Wayne State is serving as the co-host of the event.

Tom Hudson and Michael Benoit, attorneys with the firm and the magazine's Legal columnists, have been invited to participate in the first roundtable event. Hudson will serve on a panel discussing how dealer financing works, while Benoit will contribute to a discussion on the use of GPS and starter-interrupt devices in vehicle finance.

Those interested in submitting comments for the April 12 event can do so by going to clicking here. The deadline to submit a comment is March 28. Additionally, those who would like to attend a roundtable can pre-register by e-mailing a name and affiliation to [email protected].