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The Telemarketer’s Guide: Consumer Disclosures

To help you understand how to sell to consumers through telemarketing, while complying with the law, we have created this guide for every telemarketer in order to understand consumer disclosures. The guide introduces the regulations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule. If you are an advertiser who wants to reach consumers through a telemarketing campaign, you …

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Virginia’s Amended Telemarketing Regulations Go into Effect on July 1

On April 2, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed a bill into law that amends the State’s Telephone Privacy Protection Act (the “Act”). The amendments to Virginia’s telemarketing regulations are intended to curb caller ID spoofing and broaden the definition of what a “telephone solicitation call” is within the meaning of the statute. Additionally, the …

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Cruise Company Defendants Settle FTC-Alleged TSR Violations

Cruise Company Defendants Settle FTC-Alleged TSR Violations

A call center and three (3) individuals associated with a telemarketing effort on behalf of Grand Bahama Cruise Line LLC (“GBCL”) recently settled alleged TSR violations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”) with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).  The FTC intends to litigate this matter against the remaining seven (7) defendants in federal court, including …

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TRACED Act Contains New TCPA Penalties

December 10th, 2019 The US House of Representatives recently passed the “Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act,” or “TRACED Act.”  If written into law, the TRACED Act would implement a number of changes to the TCPA landscape, such as the creation of a new Interagency Working Group and new anti-spoofing requirements.  Most …

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New York Enacts New Telemarketing Law

December 6, 2019 This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill enacting the Nuisance Call Act, a telemarketing law aimed at curbing the receipt of unwanted commercial telephone calls by New York residents.  The law is intended to build upon the State’s Do-Not-Call Law, which went into effect in 2001. How does the new telemarketing …

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New Mobile Operating System Targets Unsolicited Telemarketing Calls   

September 27, 2019 Apple Inc. has released a new operating system for its mobile devices that is likely to have a significant effect on the telemarketing industry.  Among the features included in the new operating system, iOS 13, is one that is intended to provide users with the ability to effectively eliminate their receipt of …

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