Enforcement Priorities in Advertising Law

58th Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law

April 21 – 23, 2010

Partner Christie Grymes Thompson served as session chair and moderator at the 58th Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, in Washington, D.C. The conference was a comprehensive review of developments in antitrust and consumer protection law. The meeting addressed antitrust and consumer protection issues, featuring a faculty that included leading antitrust lawyers from the U.S. and non-U.S. enforcement agencies, corporate law departments and law firms, as well as economists and academics.

Ms. Thompson participated in a panel titled Enforcement Priorities in Advertising Law.” The session included representatives from the FTC, a state Attorney General, and the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus for a discussion of current enforcement initiatives in false-advertising law as expressed in recent cases.