Learn How to Keep Your Online Marketing Efforts From Treading on Shaky Legal Grounds

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AffCon Miami Announces Legal Insights Workshop. Presented by Venable & the Internet Law Center.


With the Obama Era bringing increased enforcement and attention to the internet and even a new regulatory agency –the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) - there have been significant changes to how companies can legally advertise in the online space. AffCon Miami, a conference geared towards the online marketing and affiliate marketing industries, announced today that a special workshop dedicated to this topic has been added to the conference agenda.

Enforcement Storm Warning 2011: How to Navigate Your Company Away From Liability ($$$)!” which will be led by Bennet Kelley of the Internet Law Center and Venable’s Lisa Jose Fales and Ari Rothman has been added to the first day of the conference on December 8th, 2010. The panel’s lawyers have been involved in the major cases dealing with CAN-SPAM as well as FTC and state Attorney General investigations and many other legal issues surrounding the online digital market place. In this workshop attendees will be able to tap into their incredible bank of wisdom and experience regarding these legal concerns.

“This is an excellent opportunity for any online marketer to prepare themselves for what’s coming next year in regards to keeping your company safe from legal scrutiny, “ commented conference chief Daron Babin, “not many conferences are tackling these very important issues let alone offering a one day workshop dedicated to this crucial topic.”

Attendees will also be able discuss the hot-button issues the FTC and state AGs are examining that affect online marketing. These include updates on product claims (weight loss, green products and more), blogger guidelines, CAN-SPAM and privacy and what to expect from the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that will begin operations in 2011.

The cost of the workshop is just $595.00 and offers a wealth of legal insights and input into how companies should approach their online marketing tactics in the upcoming year. Interested attendees can register at the AffCon site for this session or the entire conference.

About AffCon
AffCon bases its conference and tradeshow series on the idea that actionable information, business building and networking opportunities should be freely available to everyone in the affiliate marketing industry, especially to working affiliate marketers. Featuring line-up of thought leaders in the affiliate and search engine marketing sectors, AffCon is a unique opportunity to meet and share ideas with the brightest business people in the affiliate marketing industry. AffCon s the only event in the affiliate marketing industry which gives affiliate marketers free access to the movers and shakers in the sector.

The Internet Law Center
The Internet Law Center is dedicated to helping businesses navigate the evolving legal standards for today's digital economy. The professionals of the Internet Law Center possess years of practical experience as both lawyers and entrepreneurs with internet companies and have played a leading role in shaping Internet law and policy. The firm, which is based in Santa Monica, California, publishes the award winning Cyber Report which was named one of the top 100 Internet Law Resources.

Venable LLP
An American Lawyer top 100 law firm, Venable LLP has attorneys practicing in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property and government affairs. Venable serves corporate, institutional, governmental, nonprofit and individual clients throughout the U.S. and around the world from its headquarters in Washington, D.C. and offices in California, Maryland, New York and Virginia.

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