BAA Government & Legal Affairs Update: July 2016

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Presenting will be Melissa Steinman, Partner, Venable

This month's presentation will highlight recent developments in FTC and other federal regulatory matters; and cover federal and state state legislative developments, including legalization of daily fantasy games in certain jurisdictions; matters before NAD,CARU, and in the courts respecting False Advertising LItigation, Consumer Class Actions, Privacy and other pertinent issues.

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Start: Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

End: Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 3:00pm



Melissa Landau Steinman practices primarily in the areas of advertising and marketing, antitrust, trade regulation, and consumer protection.  She is uniquely familiar with the technology, retail, media, and hospitality industries.

Ms. Steinman assists companies advertising and marketing their products in traditional and new media: reviewing advertising and marketing materials; vetting pricing and "sales" claims; creating product warranties; advising on product safety issues; and addressing intellectual property and privacy matters. With over twenty years’ experience in the area, she has represented clients in private and government litigation, class actions, Lanham Act cases and Federal and State government investigations. Ms. Steinman wrote and edited the "Guide to Federal and State Regulation of Advertising," a comprehensive two-volume book/CD-ROM on the law of advertising and promotions, and the U.S. chapter of an upcoming treatise (exp. spring 2014) from Globe Law and Business on international advertising law.