Ad Law News and Views-January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017
In this issue
Recent News | Analysis  Upcoming Events and Speeches
The Team | Recent Awards | Follow the Practice
Recent News
FTC Chairwoman Ramirez Announces Resignation Effective February 10

California Choice of Law Provision Defeats Claim Under NJ Consumer Protection Law

May Old Memoranda Be Forgot: White House Issues New Memorandum on Breach Response Plan

FTC Files Lawsuit Against Taiwanese Manufacturer for Alleged Lax Security in Wireless Routers and Cameras and Related Marketing Claims

New Jersey’s TCCWNA: New Year, Same Uncertainty

The Ninth Circuit’s Briseno Decision Is Not As Bad As It Looks for Consumer Class Action Defendants

One Less (Regulator) Affair for AshleyMadison.com: Site Operators Agree to Settle U.S. Charges Stemming from 2015 Breach

FTC Settles with Turn Over Alleged Privacy Policy Misrepresentations
Analysis 
Self-Regulation of Interest-Based Advertising and Cross-Device Tracking

Partner Dana Rosenfeld co-authored the What’s In Store article “Self-Regulation of Interest-Based Advertising and Cross-Device Tracking.” In this article they discuss the organizations working to balance the benefits of interest-based advertising with privacy concerns. Read more...

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...
Upcoming Events and Speeches
 
  Consumer Privacy and Data Security Developments 
January 23, 2017 |WEBINAR
American Bar Association 
Dana B. Rosenfeld, Sharon Kim SchiavettiIlunga L. Kalala, Crystal N. Skelton
     
  Marketing in a Multi-Device World: Update on Cross Device Tracking 
January 25, 2017 |WEBINAR
Dana B. Rosenfeld
     
  PRIS/CP/ADL Networking Event  
January 25, 2017 |WASHINGTON, DC
American Bar Association 
Dana B. Rosenfeld
     
  2017 Consumer Protection Conference  
February 2, 2017 |ATLANTA, GA
American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law  
William C. MacLeod
     
  Toys for Sale: IoT Devices and Connected Kids
February 15, 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, Crystal N. Skelton
     
  Multi-State Privacy/Security Investigations: Expert Roundtable   
April 20, 2017 |WASHINGTON, DC
Global Privacy Summit 2017 
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik
     
  Impact of the 2016 Election on Antitrust and Consumer Protection Class Actions 
April 27, 2017 |SEATTLE, WA
Law Seminars International's Litigating Class Actions 
Jeffrey S. Jacobson