Regulatory Rumblings

  • Don’t Slow Digital’s Growth

    Posted: Apr 18, 2018 1:45pm ET

    Newsflash: the digital economy is growing extraordinarily rapidly! Not surprisingly, this reality is something most people already understand and take for granted.

  • Not On Our Watch: Guarding the Pharma Ad Tax Deduction

    Posted: Apr 5, 2018 9:00am ET

    Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has introduced a new bill – S. 2478, the End Taxpayer Subsidies for Drug Ads Act – to change the tax code for prescription drugs, effectively eliminating the advertising costs deduction for direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising produced by pharmaceutical companies.

  • SCOTUS, Please Clear Up the Mandatory Ad Disclosure Muddle!

    Posted: Feb 27, 2018 12:30pm ET

    ANA has filed an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court” brief, with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of CTIA-The Wireless Association’s case against government mandated radiation warnings for cell phones.

  • Navigating Web 3.0: Data Security and Privacy in the Age of GDPR

    Posted: Feb 1, 2018 12:00pm ET

    This May, companies on both sides of the pond will see what is arguably the largest overhaul of personal data privacy rules in the Internet Era, otherwise known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  • New Commissioners on the way for the FTC

    Posted: Jan 26, 2018 10:45am ET

    Yesterday, the White House announced that it has sent the nominations of four new Commissioners for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to the Senate for approval.

  • GDPR Tightens Key Consent and Profiling Rules for Advertisers

    Posted: Jan 11, 2018 2:30pm ET

    Traps abound for marketers responsible for EU-related activities as the May 2018 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline approaches. Recent EU guidance about consent for personal data collection and use and guidance on using data for profiling purposes reinforce the belief that EU regulators will be prone to broadly apply GDPR to marketing activities.

  • New Year, New Legislative Challenges ANA Is Ready to Tackle

    Posted: Jan 4, 2018 2:00pm ET

    As we reflect upon the past year, ANA is very proud to have ended 2017 on a high note with an important victory for the advertising industry, the preservation of advertising deductions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.


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