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Legal Guidance Notes

These guidance notes are intended to provide general information about developments which may be of interest in relation to English and European advertising law and regulation.

The IPA Legal Guidance Notes and Alerts are intended to provide general information about developments which may be of interest in relation to English and European advertising law and regulation.

Although we aim to keep them up-to-date, we do not guarantee their accuracy. They are not intended as statements of law and their contents do not constitute specific legal advice and should not be acted or relied upon as doing so.

Members should always obtain professional advice from the IPA Legal Team.

Good tidings for compliant Christmas ads we bring - August 2017
IPA Media Agency Client Audit Guidance - April 2017

Beginner’s Guide to Data Protection - March 2017

Data Protection for Advertising - May 2016

Get ready for Rio 2016 - Jan 2016
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 - Sep 2015
Rugby World Cup 2015 - July 2015

Advertising and the Birth of the Royal Baby - March 2015


Legal Guidance on Clearance Issues:
The Use of Flags - Aug 2014
The Use of Currency - Aug 2014
The Use of Buildings and Public Monuments - Aug 2014

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil - March 2014
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - Feb 2014
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics - Feb 2014
Changes to Consumer Rights Regime - Feb 2014

ICO Direct Marketing Guide 2013 - Dec 2013

Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013 - July 2013
Advertising and the Birth of the Royal Baby - July 2013
CAP Code Compliance Issues for Marcomms in Twitter - July 2012

London Olympics 2012 - January 2012
Legal risks associated with using Social Media in advertising campaigns - September 2011
Top Level Guidelines on Privacy/Cookie Policies - June 2011
New Cookie Law - May 2011
The Bribery Act 2010 - updated April 2011
Employment Legislation - What is in and what is out? - April 2011
Advertising and the Royal Wedding - March 2011  
Bribery Act 2010 - detailed advice aimed at in-house lawyers - January 2011
Bribery Act 2010 - general advice - January 2011
Update on the New Immigration Rules for Visiting Film Crew - July 2008
Rolled up holiday pay - 2003

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