Tag Archives: Association of National Advertisers (ANA)

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

Status of Legislative, Regulatory and Legal Issues Affecting Advertising – A Report from the ANA

This post was written by Dan Jaffe. Adlaw by Request is pleased to present you with the Association of National Advertisers’ recently released Study, entitled “Status of Legislative, Regulatory and Legal Issues Affecting Advertising“. This is an important read that covers a very broad range of contemporary issues affecting almost every sector of industry. If … Continue Reading

Congressman Kucinich to Introduce Ad Tax Bill

To:              ANA Washington Reps and Legal Affairs Reps From:         Dan Jaffe Subject:    Congressman Kucinich to Introduce Ad Tax Bill Date:          October 29, 2009   We have learned that Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich plans soon to introduce legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for certain food advertising directed to children. This comes on top of the … Continue Reading

The Impact of the CFPA Act on the FTC

To:  ANA Washington and Legal Representatives From:  Dan Jaffe  Re:  The Impact of the CFPA Act on the FTC Date:  October 28, 2009   We sent out a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee regarding the CFPA Act last night. A markup in that Committee has been scheduled for tomorrow. We hope that … Continue Reading

Markup on FTC provisions in the CFPA legislation

To:  ANA Washington and Legal Representatives From:  Dan Jaffe RE:  Markup on FTC provisions in the CFPA legislation Date:  October 27, 2009   The markup is expected on the CFPA bill imminently. Apparently, Chairman Waxman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee appears poised to give the FTC its complete wish list as described in … Continue Reading

Maine Children’s Privacy Law Update

This post was written by Dan Jaffe. The business community has won an important victory in a lawsuit challenging a Maine law that severely restricts the collection, transfer and use of “personal information” or “health-related information” from minors.  The Maine Attorney General has publicly committed not to enforce the law, which was scheduled to take … Continue Reading

Why Be a JPC Authorizer?

Few people are aware that the union collective bargaining agreements that govern the employment of performers and musicians in commercials in traditional and non-traditional media are collectively the largest union agreements in the entertainment business. Under these agreements, advertisers pay union performers and musicians nearly $1 billion a year. In the collective bargaining process, the … Continue Reading

ANA Advertising Law Conference, March 17-18, 2010

Save the Date ANA Advertising Law Conference, March 17-18, 2010 Park Hyatt, Washington, DC   Change has come to Washington and to ANA’s Advertising Law Conference! Our fifth annual Advertising Law Conference is now scheduled for March 17-18, 2010 at the Park Hyatt in Washington, DC for ANA’s 100th anniversary. We’ve moved the conference to … Continue Reading

SAG and AFTRA 2009 TV and Radio Agreements – Revised Rate Charts

Revised SAG 2009 TV Commercials and AFTRA 2009 RADIO Commercials rate charts are available. These rate charts have been revised to reflect minor rounding corrections to the previously issued documents. You will also find some additional explanations/clarifications based on questions we have been receiving from members. The AFTRA TV 2009 Rate Charts are identical to … Continue Reading

FAQ on Timing for New SAG/AFTRA Contract

Q: What timetable now applies to implementing the new Contract? The new Contract began April 1, 2009, but is not officially approved until the SAG and AFTRA Boards and members vote favorably on its ratification. The union voting process should be completed by May 15, 2009. Since the new Contract was unanimously approved by the SAG and … Continue Reading

2009 ANA Advertising Law & Business Affairs Conference

Please mark your calendars for the ANA’s 2009 Advertising Law and Business Affairs Conference on March 10-11, 2009 at The Grand Hyatt New York @ Grand Central Station. The theme of this year’s conference, as with this year’s Presidential election, is “change.” We’re putting together the most dynamic and exciting agenda for this conference to … Continue Reading