Regulatory Rumblings

An Explosion of Activity in the States

Posted: Dec 6, 2018 2:00pm ET

The 2018 elections brought major changes in state houses and legislatures across the country.


ANA Opposes Onerous Data Breach Bill in Massachusetts

Posted: Dec 4, 2018 12:00pm ET

On Tuesday December 3rd ANA filed a letter outlining its strong opposition to HB 4873, a significant data breach bill that is moving quickly through the Massachusetts Legislature.


Change is Coming to Washington, D.C.

Posted: Nov 29, 2018 10:30am ET

Congress has returned for a “lame duck” session. We will keep a close eye on the Hill as they work to resolve several critical issues, including seven spending bills to keep the entire government open past a December 7 deadline and possible funding of the president’s border wall.


The Price is Wrong

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 12:00pm ET

In a period of contentious, partisan, and now divided government the search for potential areas of political and legislative consensus has become significantly more difficult.


What the Election Means for Marketers

Posted: Nov 7, 2018 4:30pm ET

The midterm Congressional elections generated enough political heat and hot air to threaten to accelerate global warming.


NTIA Should Consider New Privacy Paradigm

Posted: Nov 6, 2018 3:30pm ET

ANA has urged the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to consider a new privacy paradigm to be enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as a single national standard for the reasonable collection and use of consumer data.


ANA Files Comment Opposing Changes to Marketing Mail Content Proposed by U.S. Postal Service

Posted: Oct 22, 2018 12:00pm ET

On Monday the Association of National Advertisers distributed a press release regarding it’s filing of comments in opposition to proposed changes to marketing mail content proposed by the U.S. Postal Service.


Prescription Drug Ad Proposal Threatens to Violate the First Amendment

Posted: Oct 19, 2018 11:50am ET

We are now once again facing a major mandatory advertising disclosure proposal, this time from the federal government.


Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Important Commercial Speech Case

Posted: Oct 16, 2018 9:00am ET

We were concerned to learn today that the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from the Sherwin-Williams Company and others regarding a key case on advertising and nuisance law.


Privacy Hearings Raise More Questions Than Answers

Posted: Oct 15, 2018 12:00am ET

On October 10th the Senate Commerce Committee convened the second in a series of hearings entitled “Consumer Data Privacy: Examining Lessons From the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act.”