Advertising News & Analysis - April 24, 2014

In this issue:

- FDA Unveils Long-Awaited E-Cig Regs

- Keep Tabs on TCPA Litigation…Or Face Your Own

- The Stomach-Turning Fight Over NAD Jurisdiction

- Bitcoin Creates Buzz, as Well as Tax and Compliance Issues

- Upcoming Events

- Excerpt from Keep Tabs on TCPA Litigation…Or Face Your Own:

With all of the recent litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), marketers know that telemarketing compliance can be tricky. The Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) October 2013 changes to the TCPA rule were intended to harmonize the FCC’s rule with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR). However, many, including FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, have pointed out that businesses need additional guidance from the FCC to clearly understand the legal standard and avoid potential litigation.

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Topics:  Advertising, Bitcoins, Compliance, E-Cigarettes, FDA, NAD, TCPA, Virtual Currency

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Finance & Banking Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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