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SAG-AFTRA And JPC Reach Tentative Agreement On New Commercials Contract
Last night, SAG-AFTRA and the Joint Policy Committee announced that they reached a tentative deal on a new commercials contract.
United States
5 Apr 2019
No Agreement Yet On New SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract
The parties said that they are continuing to negotiate.
United States
3 Apr 2019
From The ANA Conference -- Update On The SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract Negotiations
Today, at the ANA's Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., representatives from the advertising industry's Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Relations and SAG-AFTRA spoke about the ongoing negotiations ...
United States
21 Mar 2019
SEC Says New Advertising Rules Are Coming
In a speech at the Investment Adviser Association Conference, the Director of the Securities & Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management, Dalia Blass, said that new SEC advertising rules are coming ...
United States
19 Mar 2019
Does "100% Natural" Always Mean That The Product Is All Natural?
Friends of the Earth and the Center for Food Safety sued chicken manufacturer Sanderson Farms over advertising claims that its chicken is "100% natural."
United States
12 Dec 2018
SEC Charges Celebrities With Posting Misleading Endorsements In Social Media
Yesterday, the Securities & Exchange Commission announced that it had reached settlements with music producer DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. over charges that they improperly promoted securities in social media.
United States
5 Dec 2018
What's Puffery When Advertising Dog Treats?
IMS Pet Industries makes duck jerky dog treats. When a woman's dog got sick after eating the treats, she sued, alleging that IMS made various misrepresentations in the packaging and marketing of the treats.
United States
25 Sep 2018
Can You Turn A Claim Into Puffery By Adding "Up To"?
In April 2015, plaintiff Jeff Young bought some expensive LED light bulbs at Walmart made by Cree. He alleged that, within three months, the bulbs had all burned out.
United States
15 Aug 2018
NYAG Announces Settlement With Scam Veterans' Charity
The New York Attorney General's Office settled with the Wounded Warriors Foundation of Orange County over allegations that the charity illegally sold thousands of dollars of raffle tickets ...
United States
31 May 2018
"Free The Bid" Encourages Hiring Of Female Directors
According to recent media reports, an increasing number of companies and advertising agencies are signing on to the "Free the Bid" pledge ...
United States
26 Feb 2018
FTC Announces Reforms To Its Investigative Process
Recently, the FTC announced a set of internal reforms intended to improve the process by which the Commission investigates unfair, deceptive and fraudulent business practices.
United States
11 Sep 2017
FTC Challenges Consumer Gag Clauses As Unfair Practices
In two recent matters, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") challenged so-called gag clauses or non-disparagement provisions incorporated in contracts between marketers and consumers...
United States
14 Oct 2015
Steps To Consider As SAG-AFTRA Contract Expiration Nears
Due to their merger last year, SAG-AFTRA will be bargaining these contracts as one union.
United States
25 Jan 2013
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