Ad Law News and Views-December 7, 2016
December 7, 2016
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Recent News | Analysis Upcoming Events and Speeches
The Team | Recent Awards | Follow the Practice
Recent News
Avoiding the Enforcement Crosshairs of Cross-Device Tracking

Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection

Lessons from Adobe’s State AG Data Breach Settlement

Groups Renew Call for FTC to Act on Influencer Campaigns

Do You Venmo? FTC Spotlight on Peer-to-Peer Payments and Crowdfunding
The Attack On Social Media Influencer Campaigns 

Partner Gonzalo Mon authored the Law360 article “The Attack on Social Media Influencer Campaigns.” In the article, he notes that four consumer groups have sent letters to FTC encouraging the agency to investigate the use of influencers on Instagram. The combined letters include over 150 examples of campaigns that allegedly violate the FTC’s Endorsement Guides. Read more...

The NAD: A Force in Shaping Food and Dietary Supplement Advertising

Partner  John Villafranco  co-authored the  FDLI Update  article “The NAD:  A Force in Shaping Food and Dietary Supplement Advertising.” In this article, Mr. Villafranco describes the National Advertising Division (NAD) and its role in shaping advertising for a FDA-regulated products. Read more...

Client Advisory: FDA Continues FSMA Implementation, Finalizes Guidance on Voluntary Qualified Importer Program to Expedite Food Imports

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released last week a  final version of its guidance  for industry on the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP), which will provide a mechanism for eligible food importers to expedite entry of certain shipments of food into the United States.  The finalization of the guidance is the most recent in a long series of steps to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the sweeping reform of U.S. food safety laws enacted in 2011. Read more...
Upcoming Events and Speeches
Food: Consumer Class-Actions and FDA Regulated Products
December 7, 2016 |WASHINGTON, DC
Food and Drug Law Institute’s Enforcement, Litigation, and Compliance Conference for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Food, and Tobacco Industries
Enforcement, Litigation, and Compliance Conference For the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Food, and Tobacco Industries  
December 7, 2016 |WASHINGTON, DC
Food and Drug Law Institute
Mitigating Risk in Advertising Supplement Claims  
December 8, 2016 |ALEXANDRIA, VA
Dietary Supplement Regulation: Labeling and Claims Conference 
Kristi L. Wolff
TCPA/FCC Regulatory Compliance  
December 8, 2016 |SALT LAKE CITY, UT 
Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE) 
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik
Consumer Protection November Update    
December 13, 2016 |WEBINAR
American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law 
Christie Grymes ThompsonDonnelly L. McDowell
Consumer Privacy and Data Security Developments 
January 23, 2017 |WEBINAR
American Bar Association 
Dana B. Rosenfeld
Doing Data Right: Legal Best Practices for Making Your Data Work  
March 16, 2017 |SAN JOSE, CA
Strata + Hadoop World 2017 
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik