Government of India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) signs MoU with ASCI to address misleading advertisements in the F&B sector
ASC has been asked to provide an important new advertising review service for the Government of Canada. Effective immediately, ASC will review the Government of Canada’s advertising to ensure that it is “non-partisan.”
ASC will assess the government’s advertising against their definition of “non-partisan”. According to the government’s definition, “non-partisan” means that the advertising is:
After a successful first year of engagement, the Indian Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) extends the Memorandum of Understanding with ASCI for another year.
Last year DoCA had appointed the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) to monitor the web portal www.gama.gov.in – GAMA being an acronym for “Grievances Against Misleading Advertisements”.
ASASA is preparing a new code in pursuit of the SRO’s application accreditation with regard to the Consumer Protection Act. Consultations with members and the public about the new Code will follow. The SRO approached and is currently having discussions with the Minister of Trade and Industry and the Deputy-Minister of Communications, as well as the Director of the Department of Trade and Industry. The Code Review Committee meeting is scheduled for the 14th of July 2016.
BNAOPCS includes local and multinational producers and traders of essential oils, perfumery and cosmetics, as well as companies related to the industry - producers and traders of raw materials, packaging, and equipment.
All its members now pledge to apply the Guiding Principles on Responsible Advertising and Marketing Communication of Cosmetics Europe, in addition to the Bulgarian National Ethical Code.
Commission Suisse pour la Loyauté (CSL) is celebrating its 50-year anniversary in 2016.
Ever since 1966, CSL promotes effective self-regulation and truthful and fair advertising.
To mark the 50 years’ anniversary, CSL organized a series of events that started in March and will continue until the end of the year, including the anniversary event and several seminars and discussions on Advertising and the role of Self-Regulation.
The signing ceremony of the new "Code of Ethics on Advertising in Cinema" subscribed by the main film advertising exclusive agencies in Spain (Movierecord, Discine and 014) and AUTOCONTROL, took place On May 30th in Madrid.
According to the agreement, AUTOCONTROL has been entrusted with the control and application of the Code through its Advertising Jury.
On May 23rd, AUTOCONTROL celebrated its 21st Ordinary General Assembly at Caixaforum Museum. AUTOCONTROL’s President, Almudena Román, and its Director General, José Domingo Gómez Castallo, presented the balance of activity in 2015, with 21,716 advertising campaigns supervised before being released and 5,555 legal consultations attended, which makes a total of 27,271 queries resolved in 2015 (10% increase in comparison to 2014).
A total of 305 cases were handled by the Advertising Jury in 2015.
New “Image and respect of the person” Code
As part of the review of all ethical rules adopted for advertising in France, the ARPP continues to update its “Image and respect of the person” Code. Being historically very involved in this issue (the first recommendation BVP dating from 1975), ARPP and its members (advertisers, agencies, media and advertising media) have regularly updated their rules to be in sync with the development of society.
ARPP welcomes 17 new members
As of June 1st 2016, ARPP has 17 new paying members bringing the number of companies that joined the ARPP since the beginning of the year to 43.
Thus, ARPP welcomes among its almost 800 professional members, companies from all sectors, representing advertisers, agencies, media, and other relevant stakeholders, which adhere to legal, honest, and truthful advertising.