What is Telemarketing Law?
Understanding the complexities of telemarketing law is challenging. Under federal law, telemarketing is defined as “the initiation of a telephone call or message for the purpose of encouraging the purchase or rental of, or investment in, property, goods, or services, which is transmitted to any person.” 47 C.F.R. § 64.1200(f)(12). The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) has deemed informational calls and messages, as well as calls and messages for non-commercial purposes, exempt from most telemarketing regulations. Complying with state and federal telemarketing law requires constant attention to the evolving regulatory and litigation landscape.[Read More]