Celina Kirchner Discusses Social Media Advertising Laws
BakerHostetler Partner Paul Karlsgodt Discusses Privacy Class Actions
BakerHostetler Partner Alan Friel Talks Big Data and Data Collection
The TCPA: Basics, Targeted Industries, and Trends
Polsinelli Podcasts - Removing Caps on Punitive Damages: What is the Impact on Business?
Omnicom's Lawyer: Inside the Publicis-Omnicom Merger
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Polsinelli Podcast - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
New Bill Would Create Criminal Penalties for TCPA Violations -
Could telemarketers be facing jail time for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act?
The answer might be "yes" if a bill introduced by Sen....more
On August 7, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, ruling on a question that the Court determined to be one of first impression, has ruled that a cause of action for contributory false advertising can be maintained under...more
Social media can be used in a multitude of ways for savvy brands to promote their products. A popular approach is providing “celebrity bloggers” with free or discounted items in exchange for a picture, post, tweet or...more
Welcome to the newest issue of Socially Aware, our Burton Award winning guide to the law and business of social media. In this edition, we present a “grand unifying theory” of today’s leading technologies and the legal...more
Taking office amid widespread criticism surrounding Russian anti-gay legislation and the Sochi Winter Games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach began his leadership in 2013 with reform on his agenda. “It’s...more
The Belgian FSMA has launched a consultation on the new rules on marketing materials for financial products distributed to retail clients, introduced by the Transversal Royal Decree....more
It starts with an inaccurate, possibly fake, online review. Then a post appears on a consumer complaint forum. Suddenly, there is a surge of false postings about your company on social media sites. Invariably, these anonymous...more
The learned intermediary doctrine – in which a manufacturer’s duty to warn runs to the physician, not to the patient – is one of the most potent weapons in the arsenal for a pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturer faced...more
Internet Advertising and Marketing Summer Newsletter from Ifrah Law with updates you won't want to miss!...more
“We have the best mobile app on the market!” “Subscribe now and win an Apple watch!” “Download our software and we guarantee an increase in your business within 30 days!” That all sounds quite wonderful, actually. Where do I...more
Earlier today, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 along party lines to approve Commissioner Tom Wheeler's proposal to "close loopholes and strengthen consumer protection" relating to telemarketing and text...more
Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) once again demonstrated to businesses the wisdom of that old adage, “be careful what you ask for.” The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) protects consumers from...more
Legislation and Regulation -
What are the principal statutes regulating advertising generally?
The principal federal statute regulating advertising in Canada is the Competition Act, which is a law of general...more
In recent years, companies have increasingly relied on social media platforms to promote their products, often featuring testimonials and endorsements from consumers and public figures as well as other user-generated content....more
In what looks like a well executed steal, PepsiCo signed a five-year corporate sponsorship deal in April with the National Basketball Association, replacing the Coca-Cola Co. — which had a 29-year sponsorship relationship...more
DAA Mobile Privacy Code Enforcement Begins In September -
Get ready: September 1 marks the beginning of enforcement of the Digital Advertising Alliance’s mobile privacy code, the group recently announced. Companies will...more
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which generally prohibits certain calls to cell phones made with an Automatic Telephone Dialing System (ATDS), has created considerable compliance challenges for businesses, and...more
Court Orders $22M Payment in TCPA Fax Suit -
A federal court judge in New Jersey recently held that a defendant could be directly liable under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for fax ads that it did not send. As a...more
Coco Chanel said that nature gives you your face at 20, but you earn your face at 50. Perhaps that is not so different from Mark Twain’s theory that one’s wrinkles should merely be monuments to smiles. Those platitudes do...more
Grabbing and keeping the consumer's attention can be difficult, especially in the online marketplace where advertisements and surveys obscure content on the screen and distract the viewer. Most marketers know that animation...more
Here’s what happens when everyone uses the same differentiator…
One branding challenge law firms have is that they tend to say the same thing.
And when that many lookalike competitors convey the same message, it can be...more
According to a recent study by Accenture, by 2017 approximately 18 percent of the American public will purchase insurance through exchanges versus relying on traditional employer healthcare coverage or foregoing insurance...more
An inquiry commissioned by the Swedish government has proposed amendments to remove the differences between the prohibition and sanctions against the promotion of unlicensed foreign lotteries and unlicensed national...more
Spring training is underway in Florida and Arizona, and Major League Baseball has a new commissioner, new executive leadership and a persistent challenge.
MLB has the oldest and least diverse fan base of any of the...more
On 12 June 2014, the Royal Decree of 12 April 2014 regarding certain information requirements governing the commercialization of financial products to non-professional (retail) clients was published in the Belgian Official...more
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