Ad Law News and Views-January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016
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Recent News | Honors & Awards AnalysisUpcoming Events and Speeches 
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Recent News
App Developers Settle COPPA Violations Relating to Third-Party Ad Network Practices

Wyndham Agrees to Settle FTC Data Security Case

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel Interviews Special Counsel Richard Cohen Regarding Innovations in Technology Affecting Big Data
 
 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 

Playing Offense on Website Accessibility 

Partner Gonzalo E. Mon and associate Crystal N. Skelton co-authored the Sports Litigation Alert article “Playing Offense on Website Accessibility.” The National Basketball Association was recently hit with a proposed class action alleging that the league’s website violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because it is not accessible to the blind.  Read more…

Selling Hoverboards? Avoid The Legal Risks 

Partner Christie Grymes Thompson authored the LawFuel article “Selling Hoverboards? Avoid The Legal Risks.” Hoverboards have skyrocketed as a top gift this holiday season, dominating retail shelves and website banners. The article warns that if your company is selling these Segway-esque self-balancing boards, think closely about potential safety issues.  Read more…

Plaintiffs Drive Website Accessibility As DOJ Delays Rule

Partner Gonzalo E. Mon and associate Crystal N. Skelton co-authored the Law360article “Plaintiffs Drive Website Accessibility As DOJ Delays Rule.” The NBA and the NCAA have recently joined a 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. Read more…

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. The European Union (EU) adopted legislation which came into force in June 2015 that will govern interchange (“swipe”) fees going forward. The article discussed the impact this legislation will have on individual antitrust enforcement actions by national regulators and the European Commission. Read more…

Upcoming Events and Speeches 
The American Position on OBA and Protecting Privacy — What Canadians Can Learn 
January 19, 2016 | TORONTO, CANADA 
The Canadian Institute's 22nd Annual Advertising & Marketing Law Conference 
Dana B. Rosenfeld
 
In Fashion
January 21, 2016 | NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Kelley Drye's Fashion and Retail Law Summit 
Gonzalo E. MonDana B. Rosenfeld, Christie Grymes Thompson, Kristi L. Wolff
 
Legal Implications of Successful Wearables
January 26, 2016 | FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 
Wearable Tech Expo
Kristi L. Wolff