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Do non-members of the Advertising Regulatory Board have to comply with its code?
Do non-members of the Advertising Regulatory Board have to comply with its code?Article

The short answer is "no...and yes". Here's the long answer...

Tammi Pretorius 15 Sep 2020

Mandatory regulations in influencer campaigns: a battle between credibility and the rules
Mandatory regulations in influencer campaigns: a battle between credibility and the rulesArticle

Influencer marketing is an industry still in its youth, because of this there are many questions which are yet to be answered - specifically in relation to the law...

Issued by R-Squared SA 14 Nov 2019

PoPI, social media and influencers
PoPI, social media and influencersArticle

What we all should know and how to make your business compliant...

Johanna McDowell 1 Apr 2019

Advertising Code of Practice Social Media Guidelines open for feedback
Advertising Code of Practice Social Media Guidelines open for feedbackArticle

The IAB SA invites the industry to submit their feedback on the Advertising Code of Practice Social Media Guidelines....

2 Nov 2018

Advertising code of conduct for social media being drafted
Advertising code of conduct for social media being draftedArticle

SA advertising industry bodies are drafting an Advertising Code of Practice Social Media guidelines...

20 Aug 2018

Andrew Allison, head of IAB SA Regulatory Affairs Council 
 (IAB SA) and Elizabeth de Stadler, consumer rights expert.
ASA in crisis - seeks industry support at AGM next weekArticle

The crisis surrounding the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has deepened since it was placed in business rescue last year and its supporters are calling on the industry to attend the AGM and ‘Save the ASA' event on Tuesday 25 April 2017 at the SAB ‘World Of Beer' 15 President Street Newtown Johannesburg...

19 Apr 2017

The price of advertising vs the VAT Act
The price of advertising vs the VAT ActArticle

When advertising the price of a product, businesses must be mindful of the provisions of the Value-Added Tax Act...

Louis Botha 28 Nov 2016

Call to revise advertising code of practiceArticle

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (the ASA) is inviting all interested parties to submit proposals for amending the Code of Advertising Practice for the year 2009. Proposals should be well motivated and must reach the ASA by 31 March 2009. The Code is revised annually to keep pace with societal changes in South Africa as well as to reflect evolving advertising practice worldwide.

17 Nov 2008

Was MTN chicken in seeking ban on Nando's ad?Article

Our readers certainly think MTN overreacted! On 19 December 2007, the advertising watchdog Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled against Nando's Yellow Hummer advertising campaign saying it had deliberately copied MTN's advertising in a manner that was unacceptable.

15 Jan 2008

Watchdog rules against Nando's ad
Watchdog rules against Nando's adArticle

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled in December that Nandos' withdraw its “Yello Hummer” advertising of the Hummer vehicle prize and that all of its print ads, in-store promotions, as well as radio commercial material be withdrawn immediately. This follows a complaint lodged by MTN against the ad parody with the ASA.

Tshepiso Seopa 21 Dec 2007

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