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2018 July TCPA Compliance Summit

Join us on July 10th at the Park Hyatt in Chicago. So much has happened already this year, especially with the recent DC Circuit decision on the FCC's 2015 TCPA Declaratory Order. How will the court's ruling affect your business? What other hidden compliance dangers await you in 2018?

Strict ATDS Definition Results In TCPA Court Win

In Marshall v. The CBE Group, Inc. the plaintiff filed a TCPA lawsuit alleging that The CBE Group had called her using an ATDS. Citing the recent ACA v. FCC decision and stating that it would apply a strict definition of an ATDS, the court held that CBE's, "communications infrastructure does not constitute an ATDS."

Telemarketing Law Updates: Florida & West Virginia

States are continuing to enact telemarketing restrictions which are more stringent than their federal counterparts. The following are recent updates to the state telemarketing laws in Florida and West Virginia that you should be aware of before dialing into those states.

FCC-FTC Robocall Policy Forum Highlights

On Friday, March 23, the FCC-FTC held the first of two scheduled forums addressing illegal robocalls. This first meeting brought together telecommunications experts and officials from the FCC and FTC to discuss ways for dealing with the growing problem of illegal robocalls.

DC Circuit Issues Decision On The FCC’s 2015 TCPA Order

On Friday, March 16, 2018, the D.C. Circuit at last issued its long awaited decision on the challenge to the FCC's 2015 Omnibus Declaratory Ruling and Order. The court’s decision addressed claims that the FCC exceeded its authority in defining key elements of the TCPA.

April 2018 Holiday Call Restrictions

Calls to these states on restricted dates could result in a State violation.

  • April 2nd: Easter Monday
  • April 23rd: Confederate Memorial Day
  • April 30th: Confederate Memorial Day

Free Webinar: Deep Dive Into D.C. Circuits TCPA Decision

On March 22, join Manatt in a complimentary webinar that will delve into the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit's ruling of ACA Int’l v. FCC. The webinar will dissect the ruling and the most crucial takeaways for your company. This is one important event that your company can't afford to miss.