A one-day “back to basics” workshop on complying with truth-in-advertising laws is being presented in Dallas, Texas, on Thursday, May 29, 2008, by the Federal Trade Commission and Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Dallas. Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC-BBB Rules of the Road for Advertisers features a roster of national experts discussing the latest developments in advertising law for business owners, marketing executives, and attorneys.
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Green Lights & Red Flags is presented in partnership with Southern Methodist University’s Temerlin Advertising Institute and Dedman School of Law, and the Dallas Bar Association’s Franchise & Distribution Law Section. The workshop runs from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cityplace Conference Center Amphitheater, 2711 North Haskell Avenue, in Dallas.
The admission fee of $90 ($100 for walk-in registration and $45 for students), payable to the BBB of Metropolitan Dallas, includes continental breakfast, lunch, and a CD of all workshop materials. Green Lights & Red Flags has been approved for 5.5 hours of Texas CLE credit. For more information, visit www.dallas.bbb.org/greenlights or call the BBB at (214) 740-0306.
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