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DLA Piper: FCC Approves Order On 21 Pending Petitions Seeking Clarification Of The TCPA: Key Points
Posted on 29 Jun 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By Lesli C. Esposito and John D. Huh In a vote of three to two, with voting falling along political party lines, the Federal Communications Commission approved an order addressing 21 pending petitions seeking clarifications of various aspects of the... Read More

FCC’s TCPA Order Immediately Challenged in Court
Posted on 31 Jul 2015 by Troutman Sanders

by Justin Brandt , Alan D. Wingfield and Chad Fuller As Troutman Sanders LLP previously reported , earlier this month the Federal Communications Commission issued a sweeping 147-page Declaratory Ruling and Order expanding the definition of an automatic... Read More

FCC Issues Sweeping Order Expanding Reach of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Posted on 15 Jul 2015 by Troutman Sanders

by Justin Brandt , Alan D. Wingfield , David N. Anthony , Chad Fuller , Virginia Bell Flynn and David M. Gettings On Friday, July 10, the Federal Communications Commission enacted major changes and clarifications to the Telephone Consumer Protection... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in TCPA Mootness Dispute
Posted on 14 Oct 2015 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Once a plaintiff is offered everything that he could have secured through a federal judgment, his complaint is moot, the attorney representing a vendor that sent text messages on behalf of the U.S. Navy and was... Read More

FCC Passes New Declaratory Rule Clarifying and Interpreting TCPA Generally Unfavorably to Defendants
Posted on 26 Jun 2015 by Troutman Sanders

by David N. Anthony , Alan D. Wingfield , Chad Fuller and Tim J. St. George On June 18, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) voted 3-2 to approve an order that promises to have major and negative impacts on companies who... Read More