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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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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Revised Draft Regulations Provide Additional Guidance and Raise Questions for Businesses

As many businesses may be aware by now, California recently enacted sweeping new laws governing the collection, use and management of personal information. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that went into effect on January 1, 2020 has many businesses struggling to understand the application of the law and exactly what a business needs to do to comply. In an effort to clarify some aspects of the law, California issued draft regulations in October 2019 that provided some guidance to businesses, and those draft regulations continue to be revised as late as March 11, 2020. While still not finalized, the revised CCPA draft regulations offer some clarification, and open up more questions, on certain issues. Read More ›

Legal landscape for cybersecurity risk is changing as federal government and SEC take action

Olshan Partner Andrew Lustigman and Associate Mason Barney Discuss Recent Actions for how Companies Approach Cybersecurity. Read More ›

Cyber-liability insurance: Understanding what you have and what you may need

Cyber-liability coverage cannot be addressed in a one-size-fits-all fashion. Read More ›

Lustigman Speaks on New Legal Developments in Mobile Marketing, Mobile Apps and Tracking

Andrew Lustigman spoke at the Direct Marketing Association and Mobile Marketer's 6th Annual Mobile Marketing Day. Read More ›

Legal/Privacy: Big Data, Big Brother, Big Issues

Andrew Lustigman to speak at the fourth annual Mobile FirstLook: Strategy 2015 conference on January 15. Read More ›

Privacy Groups Tells FTC That Topps’ Ring Pop Contest Violated COPPA

Complaint says Ring Pop promotion violated children’s privacy law, serves as an important reminder of COPPA. Read More ›

Arise News Features Lustigman on Google Decision in EU

Lustigman discusses the non-appealable decision recently made by the highest court in the European Union, that Google must, in some cases, honor requests from its search engine users to delete links to personal information. Read More ›

New Disclosure Requirements for Websites

Effective January 1, 2014, a modification to a California law now requires any "operator of a website or online service that collects personally identifiable information" through the Internet on California residents to include new do-not-track disclosures in its privacy policy. Read More ›

Legal Writing Part Four: Privacy Policies-Drafting Pitfalls for Clients and Lawyers

One of the drafting tasks attorneys are increasingly faced with is to create privacy policies for their clients' websites and other online resources. Read More ›

EU Calls for US to Restore Privacy Trust But Maintains Safe Harbor

On November 27th, 2013, the European Commission announced that it would not suspend the safe harbor agreement between the EU and the United States that has allowed cross-border personal data transfers between the two jurisdictions since 2000. Read More ›

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