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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

What’s Next for the FTC’s Proposed Rule Banning Fake Reviews and Testimonials?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) received 105 comments from the public on its proposed trade regulation rule to prohibit marketers from using unfair or deceptive practices involving consumer reviews and...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

FTC Regulation Tracker—November 2023

A number of interesting developments out of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this month. First, the FTC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on “Junk Fees” was officially published in the Federal Register, meaning the 60-day...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Court Declares Austrian Airlines Liable for Greenwashing

An Austrian regional court found Austrian Airlines AG (AUA), a subsidiary of German airline Lufthansa, liable for greenwashing for advertisements offering carbon-neutral flights that used 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF),...more

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Takeaways from a Panel with the FTC and NAD

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In addition to legal analysis, legislative developments, and some general whimsy, in this blog we highlight commentary from regulators and industry figures in the advertising law space. We had the opportunity to hear from...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

CNIL Fines Canal+ Over Marketing and Data Security Concerns

The French Data Protection Authority announced a €600,000 fine against Groupe Canal+ over concerns with the media company’s direct marketing activities. According to the CNIL, the company sent users email marketing without...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

FTC Cautions Trade Groups, Influencers About Paid Social Media Promotions

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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is cracking down on trade associations and paid influencers regarding the adequate disclosure of paid promotions. Recently, the FTC sent warning letters to two trade groups and twelve...more

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UK Online Safety Act: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

The United Kingdom’s Online Safety Bill has recently received royal assent and become law as the Online Safety Act (OSA)....more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Update: FCC Adopts Digital Discrimination Rules in Party-Line Vote

Key Points - On November 15, 2023, the FCC adopted rules aimed at preventing discrimination in access to broadband services. The FCC vote satisfies the Commission’s obligation under the IIJA, which requires the FCC to...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Government Consults on Potential Changes to the UK’s Investment Screening Regime

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On 13 November 2023, the UK government launched a Call for Evidence in relation to the operation of the UK National Security and Investment Act 2021 (the ‘NSIA’), inviting interested stakeholders to provide feedback on the...more

Lead Generation Industry Turned Upside Down: Proposed FCC Rule Requires Consent Must be Secured From a Single Seller at a Time

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One of the key issues relating to the NPRM pertains to consent being sent directly to/obtained by one seller at a time. The FCC has now circulated its proposed rule. It has not been adopted yet but it looks like it will be...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

FCC Opens Inquiry Into AI’s Evolving Use in Robocalls and Robotexts, and Potential Consumer Impacts

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The FCC has adopted a Notice of Inquiry seeking public comment on the use of evolving AI technologies in robocall and robotext campaigns, potential consumer impacts, and associated issues surrounding TCPA compliance and the...more

Entertainment Law Update Podcast

SAG AFTRA Strike Ends; AI Roundup of Cases and Proposed Law Making; Podcasting Live from Austin, Texas

Film lawyer Gordon Firemark and music lawyer Tamera Bennett take a deep dive into artificial intelligence "AI" cases and proposed lawmaking. They discuss updates on the Thaler AI artwork case; President Biden's AI executive...more

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While generative AI seems to be getting all of the attention these days, the medical field is another area where AI is gaining traction. Axios reports about a partnership between Elsevier and OpenEvidence that’s helping...more

Wiley Rein LLP

Reminder of Post-Thanksgiving Deadlines for Broadcasters

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For many, Thanksgiving is a time for some combination of family, food, football, and deal hunting. At the risk of contributing to your heartburn, we want to remind you of three upcoming deadlines that you do not want to wait...more

Venable LLP

Influencers on Notice: FTC Issues Warning Letters for Inadequate Disclosures

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With the holiday shopping season in full swing, companies will soon begin the annual fight for every consumer dollar. But before companies can make the sale, they will face an even more daunting task: grabbing customer...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

NAAG 2023 CP Fall Conference: Fake Reviews + Generative AI

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In our final installment of our NAAG 2023 Consumer Protection Fall Conference debriefing, unsurprisingly, fake reviews and generative AI were the big topics that closed out the conference....more

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FCC and FTC Announce new AI Calling and Voice Initiatives

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On November 16th, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) and Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced new independent initiatives regarding the use and implications of AI technologies on consumers in the context of...more

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[Webinar] Going Green? An Update on the Legal and Regulatory Environment Surrounding Environmental Advertising Claims - December...

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Environmental advertising claims remain a hot area of regulator action, with the Federal Trade Commission in the process of updating the FTC Green Guides. State legislatures like California’s also remain active in the area,...more

Cooley LLP

FCC Explores Impact of AI on Robocalls and Robotexts

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a notice of inquiry (NOI) seeking comment on the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies on robocalls and robotexts. The inquiry aligns with other AI...more

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The Donation Sweepstakes (Can We Do That?)

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Tis the season. Some people like to use the phrase “Doing Well by Doing Good.” Early U.S. business magnates knew that financial benefits can come from philanthropy. In 1888, Cornealius Vanderbilt donated $250,000 (that’s six...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Recap: 2023 ANA Annual Advertising and Marketing Law Conference

If artificial intelligence is so great, why can’t it reliably predict the weather? The weekend has just closed on another very rainy Floridian ANA Masters of Advertising Law Conference (Last year we had a hurricane, so...more

Omnizant

Canceling Your Agreement with Your Current Marketing Agency – What You Should Know

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Many of the firms we work with are exiting a contract with a current website host/marketing agency. For most, there is a lot of confusion around this. What do you own? Is this allowed? Am I going to lose everything and have...more

Locke Lord LLP

FTC Takes Action Against Social ‎Media Posts for Failure to Disclose Material ‎Connections

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On November 15, 2023, the FTC announced that it had issued fourteen Warning Letters ‎to the two trade associations, the American Beverage Association (AmeriBev) and the Canadian ‎Sugar Institute (“the Associations”), as well...more

Wiley Rein LLP

Hosted Payload Episode 9: Danielle Pineres/First Man

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Somewhere in between a small step and a giant leap, Planet VP of Regulatory and Compliance Danielle Pineres joins Henry Gola to discuss the 2018 Neil Armstrong biopic First Man. Meanwhile, Jillian Quigley talks about space...more

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FCC and FTC Launch Inquiries on AI and Voice Cloning

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On November 16, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) to seek information on the implications of emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies on robocalling, and the...more

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