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The meteoric rise of the so-called ‘Influencer’
  • Charles Russell Speechlys
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2018

You would have to have your head buried fairly deep in the sand to not have noticed the rising influence of so-called ‘influencers.’ Celebs (in the

Ads in disguise: Brand owners and influencers beware of German consumer protection laws
  • SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
  • Germany
  • January 5 2018

sponsoredby and ad won’t help when it comes to necessary disclosure of sponsored advertising. German courts are asked to rule on content in

Influencer Marketing - Influencers Take Heed
  • Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

In January 2015, I wrote about the one thing every advertiser must know - disclosure laws. Last January, I wrote about the Federal Trade Commission’s

New version of the Danish Consumer Ombudsman’s advice to influencers on hidden advertising
  • Bech-Bruun
  • Denmark
  • December 22 2017

The Danish Consumer Ombudsman has just issued revised recommendations for influencers, such as bloggers and YouTubers, to help them comply with the

ALJ Upholds FTC Judgement of Antitrust Violations for Ad Tech Agreements Against 1-800 Contacts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2017

With the holiday marketing season upon us, marketers launch the month-long, relentless scramble for consumer visibility and coveted advertising space

Influencer-Werbung - Kammergericht urteilt zu Hashtag Ad
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • December 11 2017

Hashtags sind aus sozialen Netzwerken wie etwa Facebook, Instagram oder Twitter nicht mehr wegzudenken - sei es metoo, nofilter oder summertimes

Where a decision-maker's decision is strongly influenced by someone acting with discriminatory motives, the decision may be viewed as a joint decision and may be discriminatory
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2017

In Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v Denby the EAT upheld a Tribunal's decision that individuals who had heavily influenced the decisions of

Celebrity Influencers Now Causing Trouble With Investments?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2017

The new trend in celebrity endorsements without disclosing connections or affiliations: promoting stocks and other investments, according to a Public

Celebrity ICO Endorsements: SEC, FTC, and CFTC Oversight
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2017

Floyd Mayweather, a world famous boxing champion, recently used his Twitter and Instagram accounts to help a company raise more

SEC Issues Warning to Social Media Influencers Endorsing Cryptocurrencies
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2017

Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) issued a statement questioning the marketing practices of certain