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Regulatory Rumblings

Penned by Dan Jaffe, the ANA's group executive vice president of government relations, this blog focuses on advocacy initiatives and key legal/regulatory issues that threaten national advertisers' freedom of commercial speech.

Regulatory Rumblings

Happy Birthday GDPR

1 day ago

This week marks the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). When it was launched on May 25, 2018 the GDPR was clearly the most significant privacy experiment to that point in history.

Regulatory Rumblings

ANA Strongly Opposes New HHS Ad Disclosure Rule

1 week ago

Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a new rule which would require “direct-to-consumer television advertisements for prescription pharmaceuticals covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price … if that price is equal to or greater than $35.” ANA strongly opposes this government requirement which is highly likely to be unconstitutional.

Regulatory Rumblings

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Advocate for Meaningful Federal Privacy Protections

2 weeks ago

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has been a strong advocate calling for Congress to pass broad national data privacy legislation. All Americans, regardless of where they live, deserve the same high level of data privacy protections.


Marketing Maestros

Written by our in-house citizen journalists, this varied blog draws on insights from the client-side marketing community, examines game-changing campaigns and industry research, provides actionable takeaways from ANA events, and more.

Marketing Maestros

Balancing Short- and Long-Term Goals

by Sonia David, 12 minutes ago

Toni Clayton-Hine, CMO, Americas, at Ernst & Young LLC, has spent her career driving growth for major B2B brands. We recently caught up with the marketing veteran, who will be speaking at the ANA Masters of B2B Marketing Conference.

Marketing Maestros

Does Anyone Care About Media?

by Cliff Campeau, 1 day ago

McKinsey estimated that companies across the globe could spend in excess of $2.0 trillion on media in 2019. So why haven’t advertisers stepped up their investment in building media competency?

Marketing Maestros

The War on Ad Fraud is Winnable

by Bill Duggan, 2 days ago

For the fourth time, ANA and White Ops have partnered on a study to measure bot fraud in the digital advertising ecosystem. ANA group EVP Bill Duggan provides key highlights.

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