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January 2018 Holiday Call Restrictions

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

  • January 1st: New Year's Day
  • January 2nd: New Year's Day
  • January 15th: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 15th: Robert E. Lee's Birthday

Court Dismisses Kohl’s TCPA Class Action

The New Jersey district federal court dismissed a putative class action against Kohl’s Department Stores. In its decision, the court rejected the plaintiff’s claim that sentence long opt-out replies to automated text messages were a “reasonable” method for revoking consent under the TCPA.

Senate Holds Hearing on Abusive Lawsuits

On November 8th, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a two hour hearing entitled “The Impact of Lawsuit Abuse on American Small Businesses and Job Creators”.

Dish Network’s Damages TREBLED for TCPA Violation

The federal court denied Dish Network’s motion to reduce or set aside the trebled damages awarded in Krakauer v. Dish Network. Dish ordered to pay treble damages of $61.5 million to class members in a TCPA lawsuit.

CFPB Director Richard Cordray Resigns

The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, resigned on Wednesday. As one of the last remaining Obama-era banking regulators, he will step down at the end of November.

December 2017 Holiday Call Restrictions

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

  • December 25th: Christmas Day
  • December 26th: Day After Christmas
  • December 26th: Boxing Day