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Association News Alert

Date: Apr 12, 2007


Keller and Heckman LLP's Association News Alert is a complimentary electronic update created by the Trade and Professional Association practice group of Keller and Heckman LLP. The alert focuses on regulatory developments and commercial issues that impact associations.

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Issue #26 April 2007 (PDF)
Data Security Laws, Standards Affect Non-Profits
Update Your Website Terms to Cover User-Generated Content, Social Networking Rules

Issue #25 January 31, 2007 (PDF)
FTC Seeks Comment on Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising
FCC Reports on Do Not Fax Enforcement

Issue #24 October 31, 2006 (PDF)
Is Your Website ADA Compliant?
Be Careful! - Your Trade Association Might be Setting Standards

Issue #23 August 30, 2006 (PDF)
Standards Development and Disclosing IP Interests
Save Your Insurance Policies

Issue #22 July 28, 2006 (PDF)
Court Finds Association May Not Represent Members In Arbitration With Third Party; Suggests Ways It May
Effective Branding

Issue #21 May 31, 2006 (PDF)
Liability Insurance Targeted To Be Cut For Some Trade Associations

Issue #20 April 18, 2006 (PDF)
FCC Amends Fax Rules
Data Security Breach Notification Rules Proliferate

Issue #19 February 24, 2006 (PDF)
Is Your Website ADA Accessible
U.S. District Court Judge Extends Stay of California Fax Law

Issue #18 January 31, 2006 (PDF)
Watch Out for Aggressive Room Block Commitments
Does Your Event Cancellation Policy Cover Hidden Costs

Issue #17 December 16, 2005 (PDF)
FCC Proposes Rules Implementing Junk Fax Prevention Act

Issue #16 November 30, 2005 (PDF)
IP Basics
IP Protection Tips

Issue #15 October 31, 2005 (PDF)
California Approves Junk Fax Bill Eliminating EBR
Congress Considering National Data Security Breach Notification Measures

Issue #14 September 30, 2005 (PDF)
Associations Begin to Face Extensive Auditor Questionnaires
Bioterrorism Regulations Offer Food-Related Trade Associations a Valuable, and Potentially Lucrative, Opportunity

Issue #13 August 30, 2005 (PDF)
Data Security, Breach Notification Laws, Proliferate
Does Your Current Insurance Policy Include Coverage for Standards Setting and Certification Programs

Issue #12 July 29, 2005 (PDF)
Impact of the Junk Fax Prevention Act on Your Organization
Whistleblower Protection and Enforcement Issues

Issue #11 June 30, 2005 (PDF)
FCC Further Postpones Effective Date of New Do Not Fax Rules
Trade Association Endorsements

Issue #10 May 31, 2005 (PDF)
FTC Seeks Comment on CAN SPAM Issues
Increasing Uses of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in the Workplace

Issue #9 April 28, 2005 (PDF)
FCC Cites Non-Profit for Fax Violations
Supreme Court Rules that ADEA Allows Disparate Impact Claims

Issue #8 March 31, 2005 (PDF)
CAN-SPAM Act "Primary Purpose" Rule in Effect
Date Security Breaches Generate Hill Concern

Issue #7 Febraury 28, 2005 (PDF)
Cartels, Associations, Subpoenas and E-mail Retention
Privacy Bill Could Affect List Sales
Association Promotions HANDLE WITH CARE!

Issue #6 January 31, 2005 (PDF)
SPAM Primary Purpose Final Rule Issued
Affiliate Marketing Arrangements Under FTC Scrutiny

Issue #5 November 30, 2004 (PDF)
California's Information Security Obligations Affect Non-Profits
Charity Deductions Facing Increased Scrutiny
Employer Hiring Issues

Issue #4 October 29, 2004 (PDF)
Be Careful! - Your Trade Association Might be Setting Standards
Associations May Be Challenged for Members' Advertising

Issue #3 September 28, 2004 (PDF)
Save Your Insurance Policies
Sarbanes-Oxley Applies To More Than Public Companies
Effective Branding

Issue #2 August 19, 2004 (PDF)
FTC Seeks Comment on CAN SPAM Definition
FCC Issues Rules on Wireless SPAM
Coalition Petitions FCC for Further Stay of Fax Rules

Issue #1 July 19, 2004 (PDF)
Congress Considering Relief From Fax Regulations
New Antitrust Protection for Standards Development Organizations
Department of Labor's New White Collar Overtime Regulations Set to Go Into Effect