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Post-Brexit Equipment Authorization Processes For Electronic Products – What US Companies Need To Know
While uncertainty remains about the terms and indeed the exact date by which the UK will leave the European Union, US companies that export electronic products to the EU and the UK marked
30 Apr 2019
What To Do When The Government Shutdown Leaves Your Company Without Access To The National DNC Registry
On December 22, 2018, due to the lapse in government appropriations, a partial federal government shutdown went into effect. With no end in sight, this partial shutdown
United States
17 Jan 2019
AT&T/TIME Warner DOJ Smack Down: You Don't Need A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blows
In his recent opinion in the latest incarnation of U.S. v. AT&T, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon rejected, in no uncertain terms, the U.S. Justice Department's efforts to block AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner.
United States
23 Aug 2018
NDAA Includes Prohibitions On Certain Telecom, Video Surveillance Equipment
Congress yesterday passed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes a section on prohibitions ofcertain telecommunications and video surveillance equipment (Sec. 889).
United States
8 Aug 2018
FCC Chairman Gives Industry SHAKEN/STIR Solution "License To Kill" Spoofed Robocalls
In a Press Release earlier this week, FCC Chaiman Pai gave his blessing to a report of the North American Numbering Council on "SHAKEN/STIR", an industry-developed set of protocols and operational procedures...
United States
21 May 2018
Womble Bond Dickinson's Marty Stern, Artin Betpara Write On TCPA Texting Issues For Radio Ink
A federal court in Louisiana ruled that Marketron Broadcast Solutions did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by texting a radio listener about an upcoming concert.
United States
18 May 2018
FCC Initiates Proceeding To Speed Launch Of Innovative Technologies And Services
The introduction of new and innovative communications and consumer electronics technologies typically requires years-long FCC proceedings to change service rules ...
United States
13 Mar 2018
Net Neutrality Order Deep-Dive: Open Internet Rules Repealed, Transparency Requirements Remain
In this Client Alert, we provide a deep dive on the FCC's recent Declaratory Ruling, Report and Order, and Order, that largely repeals the so-called "Open Internet" regulatory framework implemented by the prior FCC Chairman in 2015.
United States
7 Feb 2018
Womble Carlyle's Allen O'Rourke, Marty Stern to Take Part in Privacy + Security Forum
The Privacy + Security Forum is a can't-miss event for professionals in the cybersecurity field, and this year, Womble Carlyle's Allen O'Rourke and Marty Stern will be among the thought leaders...
United States
22 Sep 2017
FCC Slams Serial Robocaller With $120 Million Proposed Fine For "Spoofing" Numbers
We all get them. Repeated marketing calls to our mobile and home phones with the incoming phone number altered to make it appear that it's a local call, when in fact, the call is from a robo-scammer....
United States
3 Jul 2017
Second Circuit: You Agreed To Be Called When They Loaned You The Money, So Now Live With It
In a case of first impression, the Second Circuit recently ruled that the TCPA does not permit a consumer to unilaterally revoke bargained-for consent to be contacted by autodialer and pre-recorded...
United States
3 Jul 2017
Womble Carlyle Team Takes Part In SHLB Coalition Annual Conference; Rebecca Jacobs Moderates Panel Discussion
In addition, Womble Carlyle attorneys Doug Bonner, Mark Palchick and Marty Stern all attended the SHLB Conference...
United States
13 Jun 2017
Hot-Button Issues Facing The FCC—More Than Net Neutrality
While Net Neutrality remains the highest profile issue involving the Federal Communications Commission, the FCC continues to receive a significant volume of comments from industry officials....
United States
9 Jun 2017
Reading The Tea Leaves: What Lies Ahead For Broadband Privacy Regulation?
On April 3, 2017, President Trump signed into law a rare Joint Resolution of Congress under the Congressional Review Act ("CRA"), which disapproved the Broadband Privacy Rules adopted late last year...
United States
26 Apr 2017
Broadband Privacy Rules Published, FCC Stakes Out Role As Privacy Cop
On December 2, 2016, the FCC's Broadband Privacy Report and Order ("Order") was published in the Federal Register, triggering the 30-day deadline for petitions for reconsideration...
United States
15 Dec 2016
Sixth Circuit Says FCC Can't Preempt State Limits On Municipal Broadband
In an August 10, 2016 ruling, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the FCC's preemption of state laws in Tennessee and North Carolina which prevented municipal broadband providers from expanding their networks beyond their territorial boundaries.
United States
17 Aug 2016
FCC OKs Certain Informational Calling And Texts By Schools And Utilities To Wireless Phones Under TCPA
The ruling also made clear that it does not cover calls related to energy savings programs.
United States
17 Aug 2016
Proposed FCC Rules For Team Telecom Review Of Applications With Foreign Ownership, Shorten Timeframes, Add Burdens
The FCC recently adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing reforms to the Executive Branch "Team Telecom" review process for certain FCC applications and petitions involving foreign ownership.
United States
1 Jul 2016
FCC Issues Tariff Investigation Order And NPRM Which Proposes To Substantially Revise And Expand The Regulation Of Business Data Services
In May, 2016, the FCC moved forward with its decade-overdue reform of the $45 Billion per year dedicated business data services ("BDS") market.
United States
27 May 2016
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