Ad Law News and Views-September 21, 2016
September 21, 2016
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The Team | Recent Awards | Follow the Practice
Recent News
Beyond “Clear and Conspicuous”: FTC Workshop Highlights Issues Related to Testing of Consumer Disclosures​

Casino Patron Out of Luck On Her New Jersey TCCWNA Claim​

Groups Urge FTC to Act on Influencer Campaigns
TCPA Quarterly: Fall 2016

In this podcast, partner Alysa Hutnik starts off by discussing two recent FCC orders related to calls made by government contractors or for the purposes of collecting debts owed to the federal government. The panel then reviews a declaratory ruling issued this summer that loosened TCPA restrictions on calls placed by schools and utility companies. The podcast concludes with an overview of TCPA-related things to watch out for over the next few months.​ This podcast is the first in what will be a regular series devoted to covering noteworthy developments relating to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This series will cover decisions from the FCC and federal courts, as well as any TCPA-related activity on Capitol Hill. Listen here...

Unnecessary Roughness: FTC Sacking Claims About Brain Health

Partner Kristi L. Wolff authored the Concussion Litigation Reporter article “Unnecessary Roughness: FTC Sacking Claims About Brain Health.” The article notes that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made brain health and cognitive function products an enforcement priority. Ms. Wolff discusses what companies marketing products with brain health or cognition benefits need to know about the FTC’s enforcement in this area and the strength of evidence required to support product claims. Read more…
Upcoming Events and Speeches 
Ethics & Lawyers’ Use of Social Media: #AD – Advertising or Solicitation? 
September 26, 2016 |NEW YORK, NY
NAD Conference 2016: Hot Topics & Best Practices in Advertising Law, Claim Substantiation and Self-Regulation 
Christie Grymes Thompson
Big Data, Big Decisions: Key Legal Considerations for the Collection and Use of Big Data
September 28, 2016 |NEW YORK, NY
Strata + Hadoop World 2016  
Kristi L. Wolff
Developing and Substantiating Product Claims
October 5, 2016 |LAS VEGAS, NV
2016 SupplySide West Global Conference
Federal and State AG Enforcement on Cyber Security, Data Privacy, and Protection
October 13, 2016 |  SAN FRANCISCO, CA
20th Advanced Global Legal and Compliance Forum on Privacy & Security of Consumer and Employee Information
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik
Privacy and Security Lessons from the FTC’s 100-Year History and Activities in Other Areas​
October 26, 2016 |WASHINGTON, DC
HB Litigation Conferences Privacy + Security Forum 

Dana B. Rosenfeld
Food Law, Regulations and Agency Fundamentals: An Essential Primer on Applicable Laws and Key Agencies Having Authority Over Food​
November 16 2016 |CHICAGO, IL
American Conference Institute's Food Law and Regulation Boot Camp