As More States Legalize Marijuana, Advertising and Marketing Regulations Come Into Focus

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.

What Do U.S. Consumers Think About CBD-infused Products?

With the rising popularity of CBD-infused products, 4A’s Research partnered with Critical Mix to find out consumers thoughts on and usage of such products. Read the exclusive survey results now!

California Employment Law Changes You Need to Know

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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz provides a handy summary of the legislative changes affecting hiring practices, employment agreements, employee classification, training, and more in California.

Employment Laws NY Employers Need to Know in 2019

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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.

10 Trends for 2019

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Carat outlines ten trends for 2019 and what they mean for brands.

FTC Brings Action Against PR Agency and Publisher for Misleading Online Endorsements and Deceptively Formatted Advertising

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.

1-800 Contacts Unlawfully Restricted Competitors’ Trademark Use in Search Engine Marketing

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.

Global Intelligence Q3 2018

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Zenith has released its Q3 2018 issue of Global Intelligence with data and insights on the global advertising market.

Kavanaugh and Commercial Speech

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Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday, October 6, by one of the slimmest approval margins ever for a Supreme Court Justice. While the fall-out from the rancorous hearings will likely ripple-forward in expected and unexpected ways, one thing is for certain – Associate Justice Kavanaugh, just 53 years old, has decades ahead of him to shape the direction of our nation’s most powerful judicial body. A more important consideration for the advertising and marketing community – what can we expect to see from our newest Associate Justice on the topic of commercial speech?

ICC Advertising and Marketing Communications Code 2018

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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.

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 […]

New California Privacy Law Calls for Significant Changes

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