After two and a half years, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a highly anticipated ruling reviewing the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC” or “Commission”) July 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order (“2015 Order”) in which the FCC issued interpretative guidance on several aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (”TCPA”). Over
FCC Releases TCPA Omnibus Declaratory Ruling
As anticipated, on July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Omnibus Declaratory Ruling which had previously been approved on June 18, 2015. The Declaratory Ruling takes effect immediately.
In short, the Declaratory Ruling provides numerous rulings including:
- Dialing equipment that simply has the capacity to store
NJ Amends Do Not Call Law
Last week, New Jersey’s Governor, Chris Christie (R), signed a bill which will allow telemarketing companies to make sales calls to mobile devices when the call is made to a customer with whom an existing relationship exists or in response to the customer’s written request.
While many companies focus on complying with the Telephone…