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News

Welcome to the ASA's latest news. This section contains the latest news, announcements and developments.

We also have a Frequently Asked Questions page which answers popular questions about the ASA and how the system works.

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Research into consumer's understanding of broadband speed claims in ads

27 May 2016

We're announcing that we'll be conducting research into consumers’ understanding of broadband speed claims made in ads.

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ASA and CAP Annual Report 2015: The balance is shifting

26 May 2016

Figures published today, as part of our Annual Report, show the changing landscape of advertising regulation continues to be dominated by online ads.

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Political advertising complaints

26 May 2016

With the EU Referendum around the corner, we’re reminding everyone that political adverts are outside the remit of the ASA.

Our online remit

We confirm tougher approach to broadband price claims in ads

04 May 2016

We have announced we’re strengthening our approach to advertised fixed broadband price claims to avoid customers being misled.

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Online remit extension: Five years on

03 May 2016

In March 2011 our online remit was extended to cover claims on company websites and in social media spaces under their control. We look back on five years of regulating in this space.

News archive

ASA Rulings

View our latest weekly ASA Rulings or search for rulings from the last five years.

Dealing with complaints - FAQs

We work hard to ensure our complaints procedures are transparent. Here we answer some commonly asked questions about how we handle complaints.

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Non-compliant online advertisers

Check the list of online advertisers who remain in breach of our rulings.

Press Zone

This section is for journalists only. Here you will be able to access embargoed material, breaking news and briefing papers as well as profile details for the ASA press office.