Ad Law News and Views-February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016
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Recent News | Honors & Awards AnalysisUpcoming Events and Speeches 
The Team | Recent Awards | Follow the Practice
Recent News
FTC Files Lawsuit Over “Made in USA” Claims

Kohl’s Kicks Putative Class Action Suit Alleging Deceptive Sale Prices

The Regulatory Landscape for Indirect Auto Lenders After Ally

In America Documentary Series Spotlights Kelley Drye’s Diversity Efforts
 
 Honors & Awards
Washingtonian Magazine Names Dana B. Rosenfeld to “Top Lawyers” List

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Partner Dana B. Rosenfeld was named to Washingtonian's "Top Lawyers" list in its December 2015 issue. In compiling its guide to the capital area's "best legal minds," the magazine selected 1,000 attorneys across 30 practice areas from the region's "some 80,000 lawyers." The "Top Lawyers" list was developed though lawyer surveys and independent research and reporting by the magazine. Read more…


Kelley Drye Recognized for Outstanding Client Service

Kelley Drye is included in the 2016 BTI Client Service A-Team report, an honor designated for a select group of law firms that deliver outstanding client service. Clients recognize the firm as a leader in client service based on in-depth interviews with corporate counsel, including more than 315 legal decision makers at Fortune 1000 companies and other world leading organizations. Read more…

 

Analysis 

FTC Reviews Video Game Reviews: Settlement Holds Important Lessons for companies Who Use Influencers

Partner Gonzalo E. Mon authored the Communications Lawyer article “FTC Reviews Video Game Reviews: Settlement Holds Important Lessons for companies Who Use Influencers.” In the Fall, the Federal Trade Commission announced that an online entertainment network had agreed to settle charges that it engaged in deceptive advertising by paying “influencers” — individuals with large social media followings — to post YouTube videos endorsing Microsoft’s Xbox One system and several games. Read more…

US Sees Rise in Cases Alleging Website Accessibility Violations

Partner Gonzalo E. Mon and associate Crystal N. Skelton recently co-authored three articles about the growing list of retailers, restaurants, hotels and other companies that have been hit with proposed class actions alleging that their websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because they are not accessible to the blind. Mr. Mon and Ms. Skelton's articles have been featured in E-Commerce Law & Policy (“US Sees Rise in Cases Alleging Website Accessibility Violations”), Sports Litigation Alert (Playing Offense on Website Accessibility”) and Law360 (“Plaintiffs Drive Website Accessibility As DOJ Delays Rule”).

Understanding the CFPB’s Risk Prioritization

Senior associate Sharon Kim Schiavetti authored the Exchange article “Understanding the CFPB’s Risk Prioritization,” for the American Bar Association’s Insurance and Financial Services Newsletter. In the exercise of its examination authority, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB” or the “Bureau”) prioritizes those financial activities that present the greatest risk to consumers.  The CFPB refers to this approach as risk prioritization.  The Bureau applies this risk model in deciding whether to examine an institution, and whether to resolve a matter through informal supervisory measures or through a public enforcement action. Read more…

Upcoming Events and Speeches 
 
Privacy and Information Security Monthly Update
February 25, 2016 | WEBINAR
American Bar Association
Dana B. Rosenfeld
 
It’s a brave new world: Avoiding legal privacy and security snafus with big data and the IoT 
March 30, 2016 | SAN JOSE, CA
Strata + Hadoop World 2016 
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik
 
Self-Regulation in Practice?: Case Studies 
April 21, 2016 |WASHINGTON, DC
Better Business Conference 2016 

Dana B. Rosenfeld