At a recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) workshop, the focus was squarely on how advertisers and marketers should ensure the effectiveness of consumer disclosures, particularly on new digital platforms.
Earlier today Margarethe Vestager, the European Competition Commissioner, delivered a speech about Big Data and Competition law.
Non-standard accounting practices have been gaining in popularity among Canadian publicly traded companies.
It is generally difficult to convince a website to remove defamatory third-party content without a court order.
Bars and Restaurants, to make their businesses more attractive to customers, often feature music or video, often broadcast radio or TV.
When listeners turn on the radio these days—terrestrial, digital, or satellite—they can tune in to precisely the content they want to hear: country music, sports talk, alt rock, or whatever their tastes call for.
Skating On Thin Ice? European Commission Challenges Compatibility of ISU Eligibility Rules with EU Competition Rules
The European Commission announced on 27 September 2016 that it had sent a formal “statement of objections” to the International Skating Union, alleging that the ISU’s rule banning skaters from taking part in unauthorised speed skating events and subject to a lifetime ban sanction, infringes the prohibition of anticompetitive agreements in Article 101(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).
Not many people will remember this but in 2008, Richard Thomas, the former UK Information Commissioner caused a fairly dramatic stir in the privacy world – at least among policy makers and fellow regulators – by unashamedly proclaiming that European data protection law was outdated and ineffective to address the technological and privacy challenges of the 21st century.
While advertising off-label claims for medical devices and pharmaceuticals may be like sailing into stormy waters, companies might assume that advertising their products based on FDA-vetted labeling is, if not a safe harbor, at least a reasonably sheltered cove.