On July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (the “FCC” or “Commission”) released its long-awaited Declaratory Ruling and Order, which was prompted by nearly two dozen petitions and letters requesting clarifications relating to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the “TCPA”).
Concerns for Telemarketers
The 2015 FCC ruling raised a number of new issues for telemarketers seeking to comply with the TCPA and its implementing regulations. Most notably:
This area of the law is nuanced and in a state of flux. We will continue to closely monitor all TCPA developments.