FTC Enforcement–Consumer Data Security

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.

New “Privacy for America” Coalition Calls for Strong Data Privacy Protections for All Americans

Government Relations

Top policy experts and trade organizations today launched the new “Privacy for America” coalition, which will work with Congress to support enactment of groundbreaking comprehensive federal consumer data privacy and security legislation.

FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips to speak at 4A’s Decisions 20/20

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Originally published in Campaign US, February 11, 2019 By Oliver McAteer, Campaign US The Federal Trade Commission’s leader has confirmed he will be speaking at the 4A’s Decisions 20/20 conference as intense debates over privacy and data rumble on. Noah Phillips is at the heart of a government discussion on how the data used in marketing and […]

4A’s Submits Comments on Upcoming FTC Privacy Hearing

Marketing & Communications

4A’s recently submitted comments on the FTC’s upcoming February hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. 4A’s joined the ANA, IAB, AAF, and others to provide comments on what’s being deemed a “new paradigm” that would structure a privacy framework for the 21st century centered around the guiding principle of reasonableness. This […]

Marketing Dive: 7 trends set to shape marketing in 2019

Marketing & Communications

The next 12 months will see major pieces fall into place, with heavier investments in data and e-commerce and marketers turning to in-house teams for purposeful creative that packs a punch. Originally published in Marketing Dive, January 7, 2019 by Peter Adams, Marketing Dive Following a number of big announcements for the marketing industry in the second half […]

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

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.”

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. 

FTC Updates Endorsement Guide FAQs and Settles First-Ever Action Against Individual “Influencers”

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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz provides updates on the FTC’s guidance for social media endorsements.

The FTC’s Endorsement Guides: What People Are Asking |

Research Services

This guide from the Federal Trade Commission answers many of the questions ad ad agencies are asking about the FTC’s Endorsement Guides.