Davis & Gilbert discusses the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) recently announced settlements with operators of two websites claiming that the sites failed to take reasonable steps to protect consumer data, which resulted in the sites being accessed by hackers.
April highlights from Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz’s Advertising Law Blog. Topics include cannabis marketing, SAG-AFTRA contract, using competitor trademarks in hashtags, and much more.
IAB reveals highlights of its survey of 950 European brands and their in-housing programmatic operations. The report includes information on adoption rates, ad spending, in-housing drivers and challenges, outsourcing and partnership ad executions, and recommendations when considering in-housing programmatic.
Davis & Gilbert discuss the latest rules California has set in regulating the advertising, promotion, and marketing of recreational marijuana, and how these rules could impact other states.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz provides a handy summary of the legislative changes affecting hiring practices, employment agreements, employee classification, training, and more in California.
New York employers may still be reeling from all of the employment law changes in 2018. Moses & Singer discusses ten important changes in the law employers want to make sure they are implementing in 2019.
Davis & Gilbert discuss the FTC’s settlement with a public relations agency and its CEO, as well as a magazine publisher and its sole owner, alleging claims that they misrepresented paid endorsements as independent consumer opinions and commercial advertising as independent journalistic content.
Davis & Gilbert highlights the FTC’s recent decision that agreements reached by 1-800 Contacts, Inc. with a number of its competitors unlawfully restricted the competitors’ ability to engage in search engine marketing, to the detriment of both consumers and search engines.
The International Chamber of Commerce’s Advertising and Marketing Communications Code is a global self-regulatory framework that seeks to identify the do’s and don’ts for responsible marketing. The code gives best practices to follow to ensure legal, honest, decent and truthful communications.
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 the economy, evolving business practices, new technologies, or international developments might require adjustments to competition and consumer protection, enforcement law, enforcement priorities and policy.”
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz highlight key provisions of 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.