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Advertising Law Blog

The Advertising Law Blog provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. This blog is sponsored by the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions group at Olshan. The practice is geared to servicing the needs of the advertising, promotional marketing, and digital industries with a commitment to providing personal, efficient and effective legal service.

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Bloomberg BNA Quotes Andrew Lustigman on Google’s Privacy Policy

Andrew Lustigman is quoted by Bloomberg BNA on Google's privacy policy Read More ›

UPDATE: Influencers Continue to Post Sponsored Content to Social Media Without Adequately Disclosing that the Post Is a Paid Advertisement

In April, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent out 90+ letters to brands and influencers, notifying the parties of their obligations to disclose material connections in sponsored social media posts. Read More ›

Kokesh v. SEC: Potential Impact of Supreme Court Decision on FTC’s Restitution Practices

The FTC has increasingly relied on equitable monetary remedies (such as disgorgement based on gross revenues less returns) to avoid the applicability of an analogous statute of limitations defense.  The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Kokesh v. SEC  may change that practice. Read More ›

FTC Updates COPPA Compliance Plan

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently updated its compliance plan for businesses regarding the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Read More ›

Fireside Chat with FTC Acting Bureau of Consumer Protection Director, Tom Pahl

On June 29, 2017, the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Economics Committee hosted a Fireside Chat with FTC Acting Bureau of Consumer Protection Director, Tom Pahl.  The program offered an insightful behind the scenes view of the Bureau’s priorities now and in the future.   Read More ›

FTC Settlement with Trampoline Marketer Shows Risk in Using Fake Review Sites

The FTC considers review sites to be advertising and will hold marketers responsible for their content Read More ›

FTC Awarded A Lien On The Home Of Florida Fraudster

Ruling shows that fraud can trump homestead protection laws Read More ›

FTC Continues Scrutiny of Influencer Campaigns

The FTC is increasing its scrutiny of brands' use of social media influencers who fail to disclose to a material connection between the brand and the influencer. Read More ›

FTC’s Opinion on Soundboards Upheld by Court

Federal court rules that telemarketers may not use soundboard technology to avoid robocalling restrictions. Read More ›