• 10.08.19

    NAD Recommends Animal Welfare Claims Be Discontinued

    Animal welfare claims on packaging for Hatfield pork products should be discontinued, the National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended to Hatfield Quality Meats in a recent decision.  

  • 10.08.19

    Self-Made ‘No GMO’ Label Fails Court Scrutiny

    A California judge allowed a false advertising class action against Nestlé to move forward, denying the defendant’s motion to dismiss.

  • 10.08.19

    FTC Considers Updating Regs for Negative Option Marketing

    Negative option marketing is a common form of marketing whereby the absence of affirmative consumer action constitutes consent to be charged for goods or services.

  • 10.01.19

    IAB Proposes Technical Solution for CCPA Compliance

    Concerned about the impending effective date of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

  • 10.01.19

    California Court Finds Inaccurate Picture of Beans on Label Actionable

    A California court denied Arizona Canning Company’s motion to dismiss an action challenging the depiction of its canned beans, moving forward a false advertising suit brought by a pair of consumers in the state.

  • 10.01.19

    Organic Marketer Settles for $1.76M With FTC

    To settle charges of falsely advertising its bath and beauty products as organic and vegan, a Miami-based company and its owner agreed to a $1.76 million deal with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

  • 10.01.19

    Looking Ahead to Tokyo 2020

    Summer 2020 may seem like a long way off, but advertisers are starting to consider the opportunities—and challenges—presented by the upcoming Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  • 09.24.19

    Online Accountability Program Update: Enhanced Focus on Enhanced Notice

    Continuing its efforts to have app and website operators provide users with enhanced notice about third-party data collection, the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Online Accountability Program recently issued a pair of new decisions.

  • 09.24.19

    CEOs Call for National Privacy Law

    A coalition of chief executive officers (CEOs) representing 51 businesses urged congressional leaders to enact a federal privacy law that would preempt state laws and provide a uniform national framework.

  • 09.24.19

    Mercedes Drives Suits Against Artists Forward

    Four street artists can’t avoid a ride with Mercedes-Benz (“Mercedes”) in the auto manufacturer’s actions seeking a declaration that Mercedes’ posting of photographs on social media that depict the artists’ murals painted on public buildings did not violate their ...

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