Ad Law News and Views-July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016
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Recent News | AnalysisUpcoming Events and Speeches 
Practice Group Spotlight | The Team | Recent Awards | Follow the Practice
Recent News
Connected Toys, Augmented Reality as the Next Big (Io)Thing​

NY Attorney General Announces Infomercial Settlements​

Clarity Coming Soon About What New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (“TCCWNA”) Actually Requires​

Congress Passes National GMO Disclosure Law​

What You Need to Know About Privacy Shield: An Overview of the New Transatlantic Framework​

Australian Court Imposes $3 Million Penalty for Product Safety Violations​

Despite Early Challenges, European Commission Adopts EU-U.S. Privacy Shield​
Analysis 
Federal Trade Commission v. Amazon.com Inc.

Partner Dana Rosenfeld and associate Crystal Skelton co-authored the E-Commerce Law Reports article “Federal Trade Commission v. Amazon.com Inc.” The article discusses a recent federal ruling in favor of the FTC, finding that Amazon was liable for children’s unauthorized in-app purchases. The article covers the background of the Amazon case, the court’s order, and key takeaways. It highlights that the Amazon decision, in addition to other recent FTC actions in the mobile marketplace, identifies key compliance obligations and considerations for app developers and providers.  Read more…

FTC Data Security Enforcement: Analyzing the Past, Present, and Future  

Associate Crystal Skelton authored the Competition Journal article “FTC Data Security Enforcement: Analyzing The Past, Present, And Future.” In this article, Ms. Skelton explains the current legal landscape on data security, the Federal Trade Commission’s legal authority to regulate data security practices, efforts to increase enforcement, and predictions for the future Read more…

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Upcoming Events and Speeches 
 
Hot Topics in the International Sales, Franchising and Products Law Section
September 19, 2016 |WASHINGTON, DC
Annual Conference of the International Bar Association  
Sarah Roller
 
Big Data, Big Decisions: Key Legal Considerations for the Collection and Use of Big Data
September 27, 2016 |NEW YORK, NY
Strata + Hadoop World 2016  
Kristi L. Wolff , Crystal N. Skelton
 
Developing and Substantiating Product Claims
October 5, 2016 |LAS VEGAS, NV
2016 SupplySide West Global Conference
Katie Bond
  
Federal and State AG Enforcement on Cyber Security, Data Privacy, and Protection
October 13, 2016 | CHICAGO, IL
20th Advanced Global Legal and Compliance Forum on Privacy & Security of Consumer and Employee Information
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik
 
Privacy & Security Forum
October 24, 2016 |WASHINGTON, DC
HB Litigation Conferences

Dana B. Rosenfeld