October 6, 2016, New York, N.Y. - The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance ("GALA") announced today it will hold an advertising law seminar in Cape Town, South Africa, on October 17, 2016.  The seminar, "What's Hot in Advertising Law around the Globe," is co-sponsored by GALA's South African member, Adams & Adams. This is this first GALA event ever held on the African continent.
"We are thrilled to bring together in Cape Town advertising law experts from around the world to help guide global marketers on best practices for marketing in South Africa and across borders," said Jennifer Pienaar, GALA EMEA Vice President and Partner at Adams & Adams in South Africa.
The seminar agenda includes: 
  • "The 'Likes' and 'Unlikes' of Social Media Advertising in the USA," presented by Jeffrey A. Greenbaum, GALA Chairman and Managing Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit (United States)
  • "Advertising Law Lessons from Holland and the EU," presented by Ebba Hoogenraad, Partner, Hoogenraad & Haak (Netherlands)
  • "Native Advertising and Gender Issues in Advertising, A UK Perspective," presented by Brinsley Dresden, GALA Treasurer & Secretary & Partner, Lewis Silkin (United Kingdom)
  • "Navigating the Pitfalls of Promotional Competitions in South Africa" presented by Danie Strachan, Partner, Adams & Adams (South Africa)

  • "Is the ASA a lame duck?   The Future of Advertising Regulation in South Africa," presented by CharnĂ© le Roux, Partner, Adams & Adams (South Africa)
"This seminar is a great opportunity for marketing lawyers from Africa and around the world to explore together the challenges of managing advertising compliance in rapidly changing advertising landscape," said GALA Chairman Jeffrey A. Greenbaum. 
The seminar will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016, starting at 2:00 p.m., at the Inner City Ideas Cartel.  After the event, Adams & Adams is hosting a cocktail reception for attendees.  For more information about attending the seminar, contact GALA's Executive Director, Stacy Bess at
With firms representing more than 90 countries, each GALA member has the local expertise and experience in advertising, marketing and promotion law that will help your campaign achieve its objectives, and navigate the legal minefield successfully. GALA is a uniquely sensitive global resource whose members maintain frequent contact with each other to maximize the effectiveness of their collaborative efforts for their shared clients. GALA provides the premier worldwide resource to advertisers and agencies seeking solutions to problems involving the complex legal issues affecting today's marketplace.
For More Information Contact: 

Stacy Bess

Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)

+1 212 705 4895