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What Schools Need To Know About CFPB's Prepaid Accounts Regulation
Counsel at schools and universities understandably don't follow legal developments in financial services very closely, but recent changes in regulations affecting prepaid accounts
United States
12 Apr 2019
Hidden In Plain Sight: California Consumer Privacy Act Of 2018 Signals A Path Forward For Data Collection
Much has been made of California Governor Gavin Newsom's recent endorsement of "data dividends": payments to consumers for the use of their personal data.
United States
4 Mar 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
Carri Bennet Co-Authors Morning Consult Op-Ed On Potential Downsides Of Sprint/T-Mobile Merger
They also say the proposed merger will not help—and could harm—rural customers.
United States
3 Jan 2019
BCFP Proposal Would Expand "Sandbox" For Testing Innovative Disclosure Methods
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is seeking comments on proposed changes to its Trial Disclosure Program which provides a safe harbor ...
United States
28 Sep 2018
Where To Next? ACA International Decision Prompts FCC Request For Comment On Interpretation And Implementation Of The TCPA
Less than a week after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its mandate following the ACA Int'l v. FCC Decision, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the FCC has released...
United States
21 May 2018
Marty Stern & Artin Betpera In Radio Ink: Is Your Texting Promotion Legal?
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
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
Womble Bond Dickinson Launches TCPALand, A New Website Focusing On All Things Telephone Consumer Protection Act Related
Welcome to TCPALand! The new website, powered by Womble Bond Dickinson, aims to be the internet's top destination for all the news and views surrounding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
16 May 2018
Marty Stern Talks TCPA With Radio World, Advises Caution For Radio Stations Conducting Texting Campaigns
Providing local news and community information always has been strengths of the radio industry. Now, stations are supplementing these services with texting campaigns, reaching out directly to listeners...
United States
27 Nov 2017
FTC Takes Hard Line On Social Media Endorsements: Disclose, Disclose, Disclose... (It Matters Given Growing Reliance On Social Media)
The FTC has unequivocally signaled this month that compliant endorsements on social media remain a high priority for this US consumer protection agency because endorsements carry weight...
United States
19 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
Federal TCPA Case Illustrates Exemptions Offered To Healthcare Providers
A federal court has ruled that pharmacies are within their rights under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) to place pre-recorded calls to some customers reminding them to get flu shots.
United States
9 Jun 2017
The Value of a Life: Standing to Sue Your Company in a Gamified World
No matter how small it seems to you, if your company offers a reward to consumers as encouragement to market your goods or services, then your company should not remove or expire...
United States
2 Jun 2017
Ultrasonic Cross-Device Tracking: A Consumer Management Tool with FTC Warnings
A consumer's television or computer may be emitting silent signals that her smartphone can hear, recognize and answer back, but the consumer can't sense them at all.
United States
25 May 2017
California Adopts New "Clear And Reasonable Warning Requirements" For Proposition 65
If you're modifying packaging or introducing a new product, it may be a good time to update your Proposition 65 warnings.
United States
9 Sep 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
Top Twelve TCPA DOs And DON'Ts For Businesses Doing Outbound Automated Or Prerecorded Calling
We have assembled our "Top 12 TCPA Dos and Don'ts". We're certain others exist that could be added to this list, but this is an introductory sanity check for a company's outbound calling practices under TCPA laws and regulations.
United States
31 Mar 2016
FCC Seeks Comment On Small Business Exemption From Open Internet Enhanced Transparency Requirements
The FCC's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau is seeking comment on the "Small Business Exemption from the enhanced transparency requirements adopted in the 2015 Open Internet Order.
United States
9 Jul 2015
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