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Giveaway promotion oversight: What could possibly go wrong?

USA - August 15 2023 Giveaways serve as effective tools for influencers and celebrities to boost their visibility, engage with fans and expand their follower base. But…

Marketers Could Face Civil Penalties if They Don’t Substantiate: FTC Notices Issued.

USA - April 18 2023 On April 13, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) used its penalty offense authority to issue Notices to approximately 670 advertisers, warning…

California bill would help define digital accessibility and limit damages

USA - February 24 2023 A proposed amendment to California's Civil and Government Codes would limit the recovery of statutory damages in connection with certain digital…

California Commercial Co-ventures Update

USA - January 10 2023 On January 1, 2023, California’s Assembly Bill 488, The Supervision of Trustees and Fundraisers for Charitable Purposes Act (the “Act”), went into…

Pause: Texas Social Media Law on Hold as it heads to Supreme Court for Review

USA - October 18 2022 A federal appeals court has agreed to put on hold a Texas social media law, HB 20, that restricts content moderation actions on social media…

FTC on the Path to Proposed Amendments to the Endorsement Guides

USA - May 23 2022 On May 19, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) unanimously voted to publish for public comment in the Federal Register proposed changes to the…

Digital accessibility: new guidance and enforcement trends

USA - April 27 2022 The Department of Justice recently released new guidance describing how state and local governments and businesses open to the public can make sure…

CCPA’s “right to know” includes inferences drawn from personal information, according to AG Bonta

USA - April 12 2022 On March 10, 2022, the California Office of Attorney General Rob Bonta (OAG) issued an opinion (the Opinion) interpreting the California Consumer…

“Influencer” Marketing and the Potential Rise of Celebrity Liability

USA - April 7 2022 Influencers tell us to “click on the link” in their bios, “shop” via their platforms and watch their videos where they summarize the good and the bad…

Renew Without Ado: How to Avoid Automatic Renewal Subscription Violations

USA - March 4 2022 “30-day free trial,” “Cancel anytime,” “Risk-free” - if you’ve read or heard these terms associated with a subscription-based program, you may want…