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Florida Tightens Telemarketing Restrictions In Wake of Duguid Ruling

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Restrictions on telemarketing to Florida residents are about to get tighter. Just a few months ago, in Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid, 592 U.S. ___ (2021), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that for the purposes of the Telephone...more

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CFPB Bites of the Month - July Top 10

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So what happened at the CFPB in the past month? Bite #10 - The CFPB released its Spring 2021 rulemaking Agenda. The CFPB published its Spring 2021 rulemaking Agenda, which outlines the current plans for the CFPB...more

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The State AG Report - Volume 7, Issue 29 | July 2021

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The State AG Report – 7.22.2021 Here are last week’s curated AG and federal regulatory news stories highlighting key areas in which state and federal regulators’ decisions are having an impact across the US: Drug...more

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First Class Action Filed under New Florida Telemarketing Rules

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On June 29, 2021, Florida Governor DeSantis signed SB1120 into law updating provisions of the Florida Consumer Protection Statutes related to telemarketing. Among the key updates to the Florida calling rules includes a...more

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Septic Tank Cleaning Products Company Settles Over Millions Of Alleged Illegal Robocalls

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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) reached a settlement with septic tank cleaning products company Environmental Safety International, Inc. and related individuals (collectively “ESI”) to resolve allegations that it made...more

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Robocalling is dangerous business

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“We’ve been trying to reach you about your extended car warranty.” Click - Robocalls are such a nuisance. Everyone gets robocalls. Everyone hates robocalls. No matter what you do — ignore the calls, ask to be taken off...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Florida Expands Telemarketing Laws

Florida recently amended its existing telemarketing laws, the Florida Do Not Call Act and the Florida Telemarketing Act. SB 1120, which went into effect July 1, 2021, imposes significant additional restrictions (and...more

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Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - July 2021 #3

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CYBERSECURITY - White House Focused on Combating Ransomware - Ransomware attacks are frequent and escalating as we speak. Double extortion scams are hitting companies at a dizzying pace, and catching companies, large...more

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New York Adds Text Messaging to its Definition of Telemarketing

This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that added text messaging to the state of New York’s definition of telemarketing communication for purposes of its no-call registry. The legislation, S.3941/A.6040, closes...more

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Florida’s “Mini-TCPA” May Be More Broad and More Severe Than Its Federal Telemarketing Counterpart

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On July 1, 2021, Florida enacted a comprehensive new telemarketing law that arguably goes beyond the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). Referred to as Florida’s “Mini-TCPA,” this new law, CS/SB 1120, updates...more

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Florida's New Mini-TCPA: What You Need to Know

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Florida's Senate Bill 1120 became effective on July 1, 2021, and has striking similarities to the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227., et. seq. The statute, referred to as Florida's "Mini-TCPA,"...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Plaintiff’s Agency Claims Insufficient, Resulting in Dismissal

Granting dismissal of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) suit against a health insurance company, a Tennessee federal court determined that the company was neither directly nor vicariously liable for the calls...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Third, Fifth Circuits Weigh In on Standing—With Different Results

Two different federal appellate panels recently reached diverging conclusions on the question of whether a single phone call or a single text provides a sufficient injury in fact for an individual to establish standing to sue...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Amendments to Florida Statutes Impose More Stringent Requirements for Telemarketing Activity

On June 29, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS for SB 1120 into law, which amends and significantly expands Florida’s existing telemarketing laws. Specifically, the law amends both the Florida Do Not Call Act and...more

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CPFB Settles with Debt-Relief and Credit-Repair Company for Deceptive Services

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia recently entered a stipulated final judgment and order between the CFPB and a debt-relief and credit-repair company and its owners, for soliciting customers with...more

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Florida Makes Significant Changes to State Telemarketing Laws

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Florida law now provides a private right of action for violations of various telemarketing rules, allows the use of certain automated telemarketing methods with prior express written consent, and imposes certain restrictions...more

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CFPB and Georgia AG Settle With Debt-Relief Company

On June 29, the CFPB and the Georgia Attorney General’s Office settled with a debt-relief and credit-repair company and its owners for allegedly deceiving consumers into hiring the company to lower or eliminate credit-card...more

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Florida Enacts Mini-TCPA

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On June 29, 2021, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Senate Bill 1120, which amends the Florida Telemarketing Act and creates a state-law analog to the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)....more

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Florida Governor Signs “Mini-TCPA” Bill That Becomes Effective TODAY

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On June 29, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law CS for SB 1120 (2021) (Florida Bill), a bill that some have referred to as Florida’s “mini-TCPA.” This bill not only expands Florida’s preexisting telemarketing...more

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Florida Telemarketing Alert: Florida Likely Has Adopted Strict Rules on Marketing Phone Calls, Text Messages, and Voicemails

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On April 28, 2021, both houses of the Florida legislature unanimously voted to amend Florida’s Telemarketing Act with CS/SB 1120 (the “Act”). The Act was presented to Florida Governor Ron Desantis on June 28, and approved by...more

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Florida Governor Signs SB 1120

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New Telemarketing Rules Go Into Effect July 1, 2021 - Governor DeSantis has signed SB 1120 into law. This bill updates Florida calling rules and may have a significant impact on calling efforts into the state. The law adds a...more

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CF on Cyber: An Update on the Changes to the Florida Telemarketing Act

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On June 29, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill enacting substantial changes to the Florida Telemarketing Act, which are effective July 1, 2021. In this podcast, Carlton Fields shareholders Aaron Weiss and Charles...more

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Florida “Mini-TCPA” Signed Into Law, Impacts Autodialed Telemarketing Calls and Text Messages

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It is official: effective July 1, 2021, Florida is set to amend its existing telemarketing laws to add significant teeth, via SB 1120. The statutory amendments of SB 1120 greatly expand liability for marketing calls and text...more

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[Webinar] TCPA Challenges After Facebook – What’s on the Regulatory Horizon? - June 30th, 2:00 pm ET

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The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Facebook in its recent case regarding the legality of sending text messages without consent. This ruling has fundamentally changed the telemarketing landscape but there is a still a lot of...more

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Recently Passed Florida Bill Aims to Create State-Specific Version of Federal TCPA

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By unanimous vote, the Florida State Legislature recently passed CS/SB 1120. This Bill updates the Florida Telemarketing Act and the Florida Do Not Call Act, creating a Florida-specific version of the Federal TCPA. ...more

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