Thursday, October 24, 2019

CAP Responds to GDPR with Amendments to the Advertising CAP Code

Until 25 May 2018, regulation of data protection issues in relation to advertising was governed by Section 10 and Appendix 3 of the CAP...

Victory for Google confirms US-style “opt-out” class actions are still beyond...

The claim The representative action was brought by campaign group 'Google You Owe Us', led by Richard Lloyd, the former executive director of Which?...

Ad & Tech Giants step up to tackle the problem of...

The Code is a response to concerns about disinformation in the run-up to the European Parliament elections due to take place in May 2019....

CAP releases a new guide for social media influencers

CAP and the CMA have teamed up to create a new guide, "An Influencer’s Guide to making clear that ads are ads", which sets...

News in This Week: European Parliament adopts revised Audiovisual Media Services...

The draft revised legislation was approved by a significant majority; 452 votes in favour with 132 against, and 65 abstentions. Headline news Under the existing AVMSD,...

Influencer marketing and endorsements: some food for thought in light of...

What is influencer marketing? Influencer marketing basically means individuals (usually bloggers and influencers) endorsing products or brands by posting photos, videos, comments or other...

ASA rules against Amazon on ‘One-Day Delivery’ promises to Amazon Prime...

Prime grounds for a complaint? The adverts at issue in the case were website pages that stated: “get unlimited One-Day Delivery with Amazon Prime”,...

New decision on German influencer marketing: Courts in Berlin require disclosure...

While the courts in Munich recently took a more liberal approach and indicated that non-sponsored social media posts do not need to be tagged...

Gender stereotyping in advertising: a warning to advertisers in Australia

On 12 July 2018 the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) issued a revised Code of Ethics Practice Note (Practice Note) in relation to...

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