Consent Too Varied to Certify TCPA Class, Court Rules -
Hilton Worldwide Inc. scored a victory in California federal court when a judge declined to certify a class of millions of consumers in a TCPA suit.
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 USC 227, et. seq. (“TCPA”) and the accompanying Federal Communications Commission rules (47 CFR 64.100, et. seq.) ban many phone calls and text messages that are sent to a...more
Complying with the TCPA just keeps getting more and more challenging, even as the risk of noncompliance continues to rise; but, FCC, take note: if you don’t provide unambiguous guidance soon regarding what constitutes an...more
In 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) revised its regulations under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"). On October 16, 2013, the final amendments to these regulations requiring prior express written...more
The following information concerning new rule amendments just approved yesterday by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allows companies to engage in general solicitation of investors in private placement offerings....more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) took long-awaited action on July 10, 2013, to finalize and adopt new rules that eliminate the current prohibition against general solicitation and advertising in certain Rule 506...more
Our March 15, 2012 advisory below described how the FCC revised its telemarketing rules in an attempt to reconcile them with parallel FTC regulations, but in doing so exceeded what the FTC did in a couple of key areas. The...more