Regulatory Rumblings

The Gathering Storm

Posted: Jul 20, 2020 9:00am ET

Advertisers now face the most serious threats from state and local ad taxes in more than a decade.


Constitutional Concerns Remain as CCPA Enforcement is Set to Begin

Posted: Jun 26, 2020 9:00am ET

When it comes to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the day of reckoning is nearly upon us.


ANA Files Endorsement and Testimonial Comments with the FTC

Posted: Jun 22, 2020 4:30pm ET

ANA has filed comments on the FTC's review of its endorsement and testimonial guides.


Politics and the Pandemic

Posted: Jun 15, 2020 1:00am ET

The coronavirus has dramatically transformed U.S. politics. We are witnessing decades old traditions, at least for the time being, becoming obsolete or at least significantly altered.


Key Word Blocking, Ad Blocking and COVID-19

Posted: May 21, 2020 9:39am ET

Recently, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-28) sent a letter to ANA and several other advertising-oriented associations raising concerns about the placement of advertising in light of the coronavirus pandemic.


California’s Privacy Patchwork Demonstrates the Challenges of Multiple Laws

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:45am ET

The potential disruptive impact of multiple state privacy laws creating a patchwork quilt of inconsistent or conflicting restrictions has been spotlighted for some time.


Black Swans, The Coronavirus, and Digital Advertising

Posted: Apr 23, 2020 9:30am ET

The coronavirus pandemic is that extraordinary Black Swan event everyone fears, yet for which no one can be fully prepared.


ANA Calls on Michigan Governor to Rescind Advertising Restrictions

Posted: Apr 10, 2020 2:50pm ET

Today, the ANA called on Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to rescind a misguided executive order which imposed a ban on “the advertising or promotion of goods that are not groceries, medical supplies, or items that are necessary to maintain the safety, sanitation, and basic operation of residences,” and on ads for certain rental properties.


California Office of Administrative Law Review Could Impact CCPA Regulations’ Effective Date

Posted: Apr 10, 2020 9:00am ET

Despite the extraordinary almost unprecedented challenges facing our nation and the world due to the dire public health and economic hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Attorney General (AG) continues to indicate that there will be no delay by his office in the enforcement of the CCPA regulations.


New Executive Order Significantly Impacts CCPA Rulemaking

Posted: Apr 6, 2020 2:30pm ET

Last week California Governor Gavin Newsom took an important step to respond to the major disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic on government and business entities.