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FTC Advertising Guidelines Series #1 - If You Can’t Prove It, Don’t Say It

By Karl S. Kronenberger  |  Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Running afoul of Federal Trade Commission advertising guidelines can have significant negative consequences for a business. It’s not uncommon for FTC enforcement actions to run into millions of…


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BASF Executive Committee Appointment - Liana Chen

By Karl S. Kronenberger  |  Friday, February 22, 2019

Liana W. Chen has been selected for the Executive Committee of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) Barristers Litigation Section. The Section’s mission is to develop and maintain a strong…


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FTC Advertising Law Compliance

Alert - Immediate Action Needed Under California’s New Privacy Law (1-Year Look Back Provision)

By Karl S. Kronenberger  |  Thursday, February 07, 2019

While 2018 was all about GDPR Compliance, 2019 will be the year of the California Consumer Privacy Act, or "CCPA." If you haven’t heard, the CCPA is consumer privacy legislation that…


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FTC Advertising Law Compliance

Recent Enforcement by California District Attorney’s Offices

By Liana Chen  |  Friday, January 25, 2019

Over twenty District Attorney’s Offices in California are joining together on key enforcement issues. These “task forces” have been sending letters to companies to collectively provide…


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FTC Advertising Law Compliance

California’s “Bot Labeling” Law

By Liana Chen  |  Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Companies using “bots” should know that California’s “bot labeling” law becomes operative later this year on July 1, 2019. The law requires clear disclosures of use of…


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