Regulatory Rumblings Archive

June 2018

A Good Outcome at the Supreme Court

Posted: Jun 28, 2018 3:15pm ET

The U.S. Supreme Court today reached a decision in an important case affecting the advertising and marketing community by vacating the Ninth Circuit’s ruling in CTIA-The Wireless Association v. City of Berkeley and sending it back for further review.


For Better or Worse

Posted: Jun 27, 2018 10:45am ET

For several months, ANA and our industry partners have been gearing up to fight a sweeping privacy ballot initiative this November in California. Late last week, we learned that the author of that proposal, real estate developer Alastair Mactaggart, had reached a deal with two key members of the California State Legislature, Assemblymember Ed Chau and Senator Bob Hertzberg.


RIP to the ROP - For Now

Posted: Jun 25, 2018 10:45am ET

In an important victory for the marketing community, the New York State Legislature adjourned last week without passing legislation making major changes to the state’s right of publicity (ROP) laws.


ANA to Department of Commerce: Don’t Ask About Citizenship

Posted: Jun 12, 2018 2:20pm ET

In late March 2018, the Commerce Department announced that they would include a question in regard to citizenship status in the 2020 U.S. Census for the first time since 1950.


Right of Publicity Redux

Posted: Jun 8, 2018 1:00pm ET

The New York state legislature is considering major changes to the state’s right of privacy and right of publicity statutes.


EU & Canada Focus Spotlight on Food Advertising

Posted: Jun 5, 2018 11:30am ET

For the past several months, ANA has focused much of its advocacy efforts on new European regulations dealing with online privacy – namely the GDPR.