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April Compliance News Roundup

The world of marketing compliance is complex and fast-paced. Sometimes important news and developments can be missed. This post collects some of the most important news of the past month that we have not yet covered.

2022 May Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

May 4, 2022 – Rhode Island Independence Day

  • Rhode Island

May 30, 2022 – National Memorial Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi*, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah

*Also Jefferson Davis’ birthday

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

May 23, 2022 – Victoria Day

  • National, except New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

FCC Partners With States for Robocall Enforcement

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been adopting a new strategy for enforcing robocall regulations that involves signing Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with state attorneys general. In recent weeks, the FCC has announced MOUs with multiple states, usually in batches.

Webinar Recap: Facebook: 1 Year Later

Last week we held a webinar, Facebook: 1 Year Later, in which our guests, Eric J. Troutman from TCPAWorld and Squire Patton Boggs and Aaron S. Weiss from Carlton Fields, discussed the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision in Facebook v. Duguid on its first anniversary. Led by Contact Center Compliance’s Director of Compliance Services, Arvell Craig, our panel went through the background of the case and thoroughly dissected how the ruling has been interpreted in lower court decisions over the past year.

FCC Chair Asks Congress for New Robocall Legislation

The four current members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took questions from the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on March 31. As part of those discussions, FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel suggested that the FCC would benefit from legislation to give the commission additional robocall enforcement powers.