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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.

Violator of TSR and DNC Fined $45 Million by FTC

Three Utah-based firms and their owner have agreed to a proposed court order settling the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) charges against them. The proposed court order imposes a $45.5 million civil penalty judgment, of which all but $487,735 is conditionally suspended, provided certain conditions are met.

FTC-FCC Agenda For March 2018 Joint Policy Forum

The FTC and FCC have announced the agenda for their first of two joint Robocall forums. The topic at the March 23 event will cover the regulatory challenges posed by illegal robocalls and what the two agencies are doing to protect consumers and encourage the development of private-sector solutions.

FTC and FCC to Co-host Two Robocall Policy Forums

The two federal agencies that affect the telemarketing industry the most, the FTC and the FCC, have announced that they will be co-hosting two events aimed at reducing Illegal Robocalls and Caller ID spoofing.