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Political advertising - independent of the rules?

21 July 2014

As the referendum on Scottish independence approaches we’re reminding everyone why we can’t look into complaints about political ads - they’re not subject to the Advertising Code.

Our commitment to good regulation

14 July 2014

Today the ASA and CAP have published their commitment to good regulation.

New ASA research forms part of consumer protection drive around copycat websites

08 July 2014

We've today published the findings of research, conducted on our behalf by Ipsos MORI, into the public’s experience of ‘copycat websites’. 

Guidance and Code amendment on 'disrepute' rule

19 June 2014

Following a recent ASA ruling that an ad had brought advertising into disrepute, CAP has issued some updated advice and amended the Advertising Code.

ASA orders immediate removal of irresponsible alcohol ad

13 June 2014

We have ordered that an ad by a company called Koosday, a club promoter, be withdrawn with immediate effect pending the outcome of our investigation.

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