The Brand Activation Association (BAA), a division of the ANA, has filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of the Commission’s proposed amendment to Section 73.1216 of the Rules Related to Broadcast Licensee-Conducted Contests (“Contest Rule”).
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) today announced major updates to the BBB Code of Advertising to reflect changes in the ways advertisers reach consumers, including online and in social media.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) has reintroduced the bipartisan Innovation Reform Act of 2015.
On January 30, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that POM Wonderful LLC’s claims that its pomegranate products combat heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction aren’t adequately backed by research.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on January 15 that he intends to propose legislation to rewrite the state’s data security law.
The 2014 ANA Compendium of Legislative, Regulatory, and Legal Issues Affecting Advertising is now available.
Yesterday, ANA sent letters to the members of the Nevada Delegation to Congress marking the start of the annual International Consumer Electronics Show which begins today with over 150,000 attendees in Las Vegas.
The 2015 ominbus spending bill retains the requirement that the Federal Trade Commission must complete a cost/benefit analysis before completing the Interagency Working Group for Food Marketed to Children (IWG) report.
This morning, ANA filed comments to ICANN regarding the proposal from the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) Sub-Group on Geographic Names to expand GAC control over the assignment of geo-based names through the creation of ill-defined new sources of GAC and local government objections.
Earlier this month, the FDA announced its plans to undertake three new studies relating to direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising.
Early in his successful campaign, Bruce Rauner, the Republican governor-elect in Illinois, proposed extending the sales tax to a number of services, including advertising on billboards, radio and television as well as ad agency services.
A political tidal wave swept through our nation’s capital on Tuesday night.
It was recently announced that Vox Populi Registry, an affiliate of Momentous Corp., beat out two other competitors to win the new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) .sucks contention set, paying over $3 million for the string.
Today, ANA sent a letter to all members of the Illinois delegation to Congress urging them to protect the tax deductibility of advertising.
The Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) of ICANN, which consists of over 100 countries, is considering a proposal sponsored by the GAC Sub-Group on Geographic Names to significantly expand the power of GAC to review new gTLD domain name applications in the proposed second round for domain names which may have some geographic significance, whether they are trademarks, generic names, or corporate names.
This morning, ANA sent a letter to all members of the New York delegation to Congress urging them to protect the tax deductibility of advertising.
Today, ANA joined with other industry groups to file an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief with the U.S. Supreme Court.
ANA has filed comments in opposition to the recent proposal from the ICANN Board to dramatically increase the amount of influence the Government Advisory Committee (GAC) has within ICANN.
The Government Accountability Committee (GAC) within ICANN has recently proposed a major amendment to its bylaws that would force ICANN to adopt all GAC advice unless two-thirds of ICANN's non-conflicted board members vote to oppose the advice.
In response to a hearing held on Wednesday, July 30th by the House Ways & Means Committee’s Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, the ANA, as a part of The Advertising Coalition (TAC), has submitted a statement to be included in the record for that hearing.