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District Court Decertifies TCPA Class Following Invalidation Of Solicited Fax Rule
A district court recently decertified a class of plaintiffs seeking damages after the judge ruled that recent changes in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the "TCPA") warranted decertification.
United States
28 Sep 2017
District Court Denies Class Certification In TCPA Case; Finds No Injury Possible Where Call Recipients Consented To Calls, Even If Consent Not In Writing
In ruling on defendant's motion to strike the class allegations, and plaintiffs' cross-motion to certify a proposed class, Judge Gettleman first analyzed the four requirements of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23.
United States
4 Sep 2017
District Court Set To Rule On Cross Motions For Summary Judgment In First Amendment Challenge To TCPA
Last week, a bi-partisan coalition of political groups and the federal government completed briefing cross motions for summary judgment in American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., et al. v. Sessions...
United States
23 Aug 2017
The New Electronic Communications Code - Key Signals For Landowners
The Digital Economy Act 2017 ("DEA 2017") received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017, and introduces a new Electronic Telecommunications Code (the "New Code").
15 Aug 2017
FCC Begins Rulemaking Process To Allow Blocking Of "Spoofed" Number Calls
The FCC approved both a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and a Notice of Inquiry to solicit feedback from consumers and other parties with an interest in the proposed rules.
United States
31 Jul 2017
District Court Confirms That Text Messages Completing Consumer-Initiated Transaction Are Not Telemarketing
A recent decision from the Western District of Washington, Noah Wick v. Twilio Inc., Case No. C16-00914RSL, resulted in dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, ...
United States
25 Jul 2017
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