M&S in the News

February 21, 2020
Columbus Bar Association Legal Connections

Think California’s New Privacy Law Doesn’t Apply to Your Business? Think Again.

Associate Adam Steele discusses the impact the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is having on Ohio’s businesses.

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January 21, 2020
ACA News

The California Consumer Privacy Act: What’s Next?

As the landmark California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect this month, Senior Attorney Josh Stevens shares his thoughts on growing privacy regulation at the federal and state level.

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January 21, 2020
Ohio Automobile Dealers Association

The Auto Dealership Guide to Calling and Texting Cell Phones

What every auto dealer needs to know about contacting consumers via cell phone! Adam Steele shares the ins and outs of ensuring your sales, marketing, and service communications comply with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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December 21, 2019
Superlawyers Magazine

Across the Aisle

From former government prosecutor to current defense attorney, Partner Helen Mac Murray shares her experiences and perspectives through a legal career spanning both sides of the aisle.

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December 20, 2019
Columbus Bar Association Legal Connections

Cannabis Law in Columbus: Reconciling What’s Legal and What’s Not

Three years into Ohio’s legalization of medical cannabis, Associate Chad Blackham shares insight into several challenges continuing to plague the system.

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December 4, 2019
morningconsult.com

Consumer Groups Eye FCC, Courts to Fill Robocall Bill’s Gaps

M&S Partner Michele Shuster offers insight on the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, and the impact of its failure to provide the definition of an ATDS.

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Upcoming Events

April 2, 2020 1:00 pm EDT
M&S Thirsty (For Knowledge) Thursdays

Now’s a Good Time To…

Work disruptions are leaving many of you with free time that the normal work day did not. This is a good time to dust off (SANITIZE) policies, procedures, and compliance manuals. We will guide you through the review process and highlight substantive areas that warrant extra attention.

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April 9, 2020 1:00 pm EDT
M&S Thirsty (For Knowledge) Thursdays

Advertising Laws Implicated by COVID-19

The downturn in sales for most businesses will necessitate a focus on creative advertising. However, during government declared emergencies and other crisis situations, regulators heighten focus on certain types of advertising – including cessation of telemarketing, imposing registration for certain industries, and increased scrutiny on disaster related products or services and price gouging. Before you finalize your marketing copy, take time to refresh your advertising do’s and don’ts.

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