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FTC Announces Plans to Hold Hearings On Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

FTC Announces Plans to Hold A Series Of Hearings On “Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century” In late June the FTC announced plans to hold a series of hearings examining competition and consumer protection in the 21st Century. The Commission has indicated that the hearings will seek to discover “whether broad-based changes in […]

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New California Privacy Law Calls for Significant Changes

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz highlight key provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.

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The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

California has enacted a law that, similar to the EU’s GDPR, provides consumers greater control over how their personal data is collected and processed.

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Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Attorneys from Davis & Gilbert’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group share practical and helpful insights to guide businesses and agencies as they navigate new trends and developments. 

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The Price of Personal Data

SYZYGY surveyed consumers from the U.S., United Kingdom, and Germany to find out at what price they would sell their personal data and attitudes toward sharing data for more personalized experiences.

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Video Seminar: GDPR Town Hall

 We encourage you to download the following presentations and follow along with the discussions. Slide numbers have been provided for your reference in the above Table of Contents.

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Understanding Inventory Quality-Thinking Beyond Bots

Research Services

PubMatic provides insights for media buyers and publishers on how to successfully operate in the new programmatic environment. This paper focuses on fraud prevention and practices that encompass inventory quality control.

Transparency in the Programmatic Supply Chain

Research Services

Read this white paper from R3 Worldwide to get a better handle on programmatic media buying transparency.

FTC Announces Plans to Hold Hearings On Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

FTC Announces Plans to Hold A Series Of Hearings On “Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century” In late June the FTC announced plans to hold a series of hearings examining competition and consumer protection in the 21st Century. The Commission has indicated that the hearings will seek to discover “whether broad-based changes in […]

Connected Living: Smart Home and Integrated Devices in Canada

Mintel looks into the connected home market in Canada with information on consumer interest levels and knowledge seekers of in-home devices, as well as attitudes toward affordability, data privacy, and trust in hardware and tech brands.

California Passes Nation’s Strictest Privacy Law

Government Relations

Following in the wake of the recent GDPR compliance deadline, California has now passed the nation’s strictest privacy law. On June 28th the California Legislature passed AB 375, or the “California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.” Our 4A’s Washington, D.C. office has been working closely with our partners and allies to determine next steps.

New California Privacy Law Calls for Significant Changes

Management Services

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz highlight key provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Management Services

California has enacted a law that, similar to the EU’s GDPR, provides consumers greater control over how their personal data is collected and processed.

2018 Edelman Trust Barometer: Brands and Social Media

Research Services

Edelman surveyed consumers in nine countries to measure their attitudes toward social media and brands. In this paper, discover the consumer trust level in social media, top concerns, and the benefits and risks of using the medium. Edelman also recommends three actions for brands to take to build trust with consumers.

Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Management Services

Attorneys from Davis & Gilbert’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group share practical and helpful insights to guide businesses and agencies as they navigate new trends and developments.