Tag Archives: Association of National Advertisers (ANA)

You’re invited to an ANA and Reed Smith Webinar: “GDPR, ePrivacy and Advertisers: Sorting out the Confusion”

As we’re now less than a year away from the GDPR taking effect, there is a lot of confusion out there over myths versus reality. Reed Smith presenters will participate in a webinar hosted by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) that will explore the practical considerations and the new thinking that brands and their … Continue Reading

Join Reed Smith at the 2017 ANA Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference

The digital world is growing and lawyers are increasingly engaged in every aspect of the process, from content creation to consumer protection. Lawyers are helping CMOs, brand managers, and creative directors in producing stellar marketing campaigns leverage a wide array of resources. Our very own Doug Wood will be moderating: TWEETING WITH WORDS For a … Continue Reading

Today: ANA Webinar – The FTC’s “Start With Security” Initiative: Where To Start?

Join John Feldman and Lesley Fair of the FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection for a webinar on the FTC’s “Start With Security” initiative, which is aimed at providing businesses with new guidance to better protect consumer information and maintain trust.  The initiative will include conferences around the country, with two scheduled in the coming months. Today’s webinar will cover why the FTC is taking … Continue Reading

ANA Webinar: Programmatic Buying – Real Time Buying, Real Time Legal Problems

As programmatic buying increases in popularity, the use of multiple data sources presents its own share of legal challenges to marketers. Join us for a free webinar led by Frederick Lah on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EST, showcasing the key legal issues to manage in a programmatic advertising environment. This webinar is part of a series of complimentary webinars from the ANA Government Relations group focused on legal and regulatory issues currently affecting the marketing community. REGISTER NOW on the ANA website.… Continue Reading

The FTC’s Operation Full Disclosure: What You Need to Know

Don't miss out on your chance to learn how the FTC's Operation Full Disclosure can affect you. Join us November 18 at 1:00 p.m. ET for the complimentary webinar, "The FTC's Operation Full Disclosure: What You Need to Know." Led by John P. Feldman, partner at Reed Smith LLP, and Michael Ostheimer, staff attorney in the FTC's Division of Advertising Practices, the webinar will cover ways to ensure all ads are complying with the FTC's standards, the latest on the commission's ongoing efforts to educate the industry on proper disclosure practices, and what to expect in the coming months with regard to enforcement. This webinar is part of a series of complimentary webinars from the ANA Government Relations group focused on legal and regulatory issues currently affecting the marketing community. For more information or to register visit http://www.ana.net/webinars/show/id/LRE-NOV14.… Continue Reading

ANA Webinar – Protecting Brands in the Event of a Data Breach

Data breaches are increasingly posing massive risks to brands. On Tuesday, September 16 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, Mark Melodia, head of our firm's Global Data Security, Privacy & Management Group will be presenting a webinar, hosted by the ANA, to discuss strategies companies must implement to mitigate risk and damage to brands. He will examine the crucial ways for brands to work effectively with outside counsel - from initial indications and preparedness to litigation, reporting and resolution. Mark also will touch upon effective management of external support vendors to maintain privilege and confidentiality and, as appropriate, how to interface with law enforcement (including the FTC), state attorneys general and others.… Continue Reading

ANA Webinar – Managing the Risk of Social Media

While social media has matured over the past decade as a marketing platform, it is still very much a legal work in progress. Join Reed Smith partner and ANA General Counsel, Douglas J. Wood, on Tuesday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m. EDT for a complimentary webinar entitled Social Media's Murky Legal Waters to hear what legal risks lie ahead for marketers operating in the social media space, and how they can work to build powerful creative while keeping those risks within reason.… Continue Reading

ANA Webinar – Bot Fraud: How to Protect Your Company and Brand

Next Tuesday, May 13, the ANA will be providing a complimentary webinar titled Bot Fraud: How to Protect Your Company and Your Brand. Bots -- computer-generated, phony visitors to a website that are designed to mimic real traffic and trick advertisers into paying for non-human traffic -- are a serious problem for digital marketers, causing damage in terms of CPM, revenue, and reputation. As this problem grows more prolific, it's imperative to learn how to protect your company and your brand. To register and learn more, visit the ANA's Webinars Page at: http://www.ana.net/webinars/index?st3=140409whiteops Date and Time: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:00 p.m. EDT… Continue Reading

ANA Webinar Make Up Session: Monday, March 31

For those of you who were unable to participate or are interested in joining the make up session of the ANA's complimentary webinar, SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract: Common Myths and Mistakes, presented by Stacy Marcus, here is the information: Monday, March 31 at 3:00 pm EDT Access the webinar using this login link: https://ana.adobeconnect.com/_a986900632/ana-lre-mar14-2/ To access the audio: Phone number: 866.302.7047 Access code: 5434704902 The information to access the audio will also be displayed once you click the link above. You will be able to access the seminar room up to one-half hour before the session. Webinar Overview: Covering public service announcements, the P&H cap, and the ever-sticky issue of B-roll, this webinar will illuminate the common legal and regulatory missteps advertisers and agencies make when producing under the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract. Also, just a reminder that Stacy Marcus will be speaking on the SAG-AFTRA commercials contract at the upcoming ANA Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference, April 23-24 in Washington, D.C.… Continue Reading

ANA Webinar: What You Should Know About SAG-AFTRA

Join presenter Stacy Marcus on March 18 at 1:00 p.m. EST for a complimentary webinar hosted by the ANA, titled SAG-AFTRA: Common Industry Mistakes. Covering public service announcements, the P&H cap, and the ever-sticky issue of B-roll, this webinar will illuminate the common legal and regulatory missteps advertisers and agencies make when producing under the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract.… Continue Reading

AFofM Contract Extension 2012-2013: Commercial Announcements Agreement

The ANA-4A's Joint Policy Committee (JPC) has successfully reached agreement with the American Federation of Musicians (AFofM) for a formal extension to the 2009-2012 Commercial Announcements Agreement. Ratification by the union membership will take place shortly and ratification is expected. The term of this extension agreement is from October 17, 2012 through December 31, 2013. Effective January 1, 2013: Contributions to the AFofM Pension Plan shall increase by one percent (1%) from 13.08% to 14.08% for new music tracks recorded on or after January 1, 2013. Attached is a copy of the fully executed Memorandum of Understanding.… Continue Reading

2012 Advertising Law and Public Policy Conference

How is Washington changing the way that you do business? Save the Date! ANA’s Advertising Law and Public Policy Conference returns March 28-29, 2012. This year’s conference will bring together the top legal minds from leading law firms, important government regulatory agencies, and the foremost client-side marketers in the business. Discussions will focus on developments … Continue Reading

Association of National Advertisers Challenges ICANN Authority to Establish New Top Level Domains

Directly impacting the operations of European companies, the prospect of new TLDs being authorized by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is being challenged. Today, in a letter to Mr. Rod Beckstrom, ICANN President, the ANA (Association of National Advertisers), the U.S. based trade association that represents over 400 international brands, detailed major flaws … Continue Reading

Association of National Advertisers Challenges ICANN Authority to Establish New Top Level Domains

Today, in a letter to Mr. Rod Beckstrom, President, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) detailed major flaws in the proposed ICANN program that would permit applicants to claim virtually any word, generic or branded, as Internet top-level domains once the application window is opened in January … Continue Reading

SAG/AFTRA: JPC BLTN#7273 Made for Internet and New Media Commercials: New Minimums April 1, 2011

To: broadcast business affairs contacts, legal counsel and other interested parties including talent payroll companies Re: SAG TV Commercials Contract, AFTRA Television Recorded Commercials Contract,AFTRA Radio Commercials Contract As you are aware, as of April 1, 2011, new minimum scale session and use fees take effect for Made for Internet and Made for New Media … Continue Reading

Advertising Law Conference: Law is a Battlefield

Advertisers and agencies are accelerating into the digital realm. Are you ready to meet the difficult legal and business challenges facing the advertising community? Join us at the 2011 ANA Advertising Law and Public Policy Conference as we address the latest developments from Washington, the regulatory agencies, and the courts. Get the tools to effectively … Continue Reading

Update: ANA 2011 Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference

What’s your next move?   Learn about the latest legal and regulatory developments.   The advertising world looks dramatically different than it did just ten years ago. The social media, mobile, and digital marketing revolution continues. Stay ahead of the game, and find out what you need to know about the law and policy changes … Continue Reading

2011 ANA Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference

Learn how the digital revolution is changing the advertising landscape. How are you coping with the new regulations in the digital revolution? Is self-regulation or governmental intervention the way of the future in online advertising? Get counseled at digital speed from experts like Edith Ramirez, commissioner of the FTC, Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson of … Continue Reading

ANA Wins Major Legislative Victory on New FTC Enforcement Powers

This post was written by Dan Jaffe. ANA and the entire marketing community won a major victory on the day after we celebrated our 100th anniversary! At 3:05 AM this morning, Senate and House conferees approved the final version of the Wall Street reform legislation. Fortunately for us, that bill does not include the sweeping … Continue Reading

2010 ANA Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference

Join top legal professionals and government regulators March 17-18, 2010 in Washington, D.C., at the 2010 Annual ANA Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference, where you will hear from Jon Leibowitz, Chairman of the FTC and Doug Gansler, Maryland attorney general, as well as leading legal experts both from law firms and client-side marketers. Connect … Continue Reading
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