Chris Cole, co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s Advertising & Media Group and chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Committee on Advertising Disputes and Litigation, recently joined the ABA antitrust section’s podcast, “Our Curious Amalgam,” to provide insights into how advertising disputes and investigations are triggered.

In this episode, “Who is Watching the Ads? The Biggest Mistakes Advertisers Make that Trigger Investigations,hosts John Roberti and Ricardo Woolery asked Chris to cover some of the key questions regarding this area of law, including some common mistakes advertisers make – and how to avoid them. The interview covered a range of topics including:

  • How advertising disputes relate to antitrust law
  • Today’s multi-faceted advertising campaigns, which include online video, social media, and influencers
  • Types of advertising risks
  • Enforcement activity at the State AG and federal levels, including the FTC and NAD

Click here to listen to the episode.

About the Podcast

Our Curious Amalgam explores topics in antitrust, competition, consumer protection, data protection, and privacy law around the world with leading experts in those areas. It is an amalgam because it is a group of diverse topics all in one place. It is curious because it gets the experts and asks them in-depth questions.