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Malini Mithal

Malini Mithal

Federal Trade Commission
Acting Associate Director, Division of Financial Practices
Washington, DC, USA


MALINI MITHAL is the Acting Associate Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Financial Practices.  In this capacity, she supervises investigations and enforcement actions challenging unfair or deceptive practices in the provision of non-bank financial services, including in the areas of FinTech, lead generation, short-term loans, debt collection, student loan debt relief, mortgage relief, and automobile advertising and financing.  Under her leadership, the Division has also engaged in significant policy initiatives, including hosting workshops or issuing reports on marketplace lending, blockchain, artificial intelligence, peer-to-peer payments, crowdfunding, lead generation, mobile payments, and mobile cramming.  

Ms. Mithal has held numerous positions at the Commission, including Counsel to the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection.  Prior to joining the FTC in 2005, Ms. Mithal served as a law clerk for the Honorable Alan S. Gold of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She received her law degree from Columbia Law School and her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.
Malini Mithal is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination - Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination, Thursday, March 30, 2017
Consumer Financial Enforcement - Consumer Financial Enforcement, Monday, December 04, 2017
Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination - Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination - Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination, Thursday, March 30, 2017
Consumer Financial Enforcement - Consumer Financial Enforcement, Monday, December 04, 2017
Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination - Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Consumer Financial Enforcement - Banking Law Institute 2017, Monday, December 04, 2017
Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Consumer Financial Enforcement - Consumer Financial Enforcement, Monday, December 04, 2017
Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination - Federal Regulators Speak: Priorities & Coordination, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Banking Law Institute 2017, Friday, December 08, 2017, New York, NY
23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, April 02, 2018, New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Press Release, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, State Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Student Loan Debt Relief Scams (October 13, 2017) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Federal Trade Commission, Privacy & Data Security Update: 2016 - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Chart, Federal Trade Commission, Operation Game of Loans: Federal Trade Commission Law Enforcement Actions (2017) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Memorandum from Attorney General to All Component Heads and U.S. Attorneys, Prohibition on Settlement Payments to Third Parties (June 5, 2017) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Default Judgment, Federal Trade Commission v. Tucker, et al., No. 2:16-cv-02816 (D. Kan. Sept. 20, 2017) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Complaint for Permanent Injunction and Other Equitable Relief, Federal Trade Commission v. Blue Global, LLC, No. 2:17-cv-02117-ESW (D. Ariz. July 3, 2017) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Decision and Order, Federal Trade Commission, In re: Cowboy AG LLC, No. 172 3009 (Maureen K. Ohlhausen, et al. drft., 2017) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Complaint for Permanent Injunction and Other Equitable Relief, Federal Trade Commission v. Tucker, et al., No. 2:16-cv-02816 (D. Kan. Dec. 16, 2016) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Complaint, Federal Trade Commission, In re: Cowboy AG LLC, No. 172 3009 (Maureen K. Ohlhausen, et al. drft., 2017) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
Stipulated Order for Permanent Injunction and Monetary Judgment, Federal Trade Commission v. Blue Global, LLC, No. 2:17-cv-02117-ESW (D. Ariz. July 5, 2017) - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018
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