Telephone Sales

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Watch Out! Telephone Scams Targeting Foreign Nationals on the Rise

In recent weeks there has been an increase in telephone scams that are designed to fraudulently elicit money and personal information from foreign nationals. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has warned...more

TCPA Litigation Explosion Leads to Rule Clarifications

Congress enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing, fax marketing, and prerecorded/auto-dialed phone calls. Recently, there has been an explosion in TCPA...more

Telephone Negotiations Not Enough to Obtain Personal Jurisdiction

Originally published on the ABA Section of Litigation Pretrial & Discovery Website on 1/2/2013. In a decision that came out just after Christmas, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. v. Bassett & Walker International, Inc.,...more

Nexus Not Established Merely by Sporadic Sales Call

The Administrative Law Division of the Alabama Department of Revenue has ruled that one sales call by a single salesman in a local taxing jurisdiction does not establish nexus with the local jurisdiction for purposes of...more

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