Law360 Quotes Partner Steve Augustino on the FCC Response to Recent Hurricanes
October 6, 2017
Partner Steve Augustino was quoted in the Law360 article “3 Telecom Takeaways From The 2017 Hurricane Season.” After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the Federal Communications Commission changed several regulations to help Texas, Florida, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico deal with the disaster effects. “The moves are characteristic of the FCC under Pai. He's been steering the commission to recognize where its rules may be hindering instead of helping and has been willing to make changes accordingly,” Steve noted. “We see this commission as being a lot more proactive than they have in the past, and I think that’s a good trend. We will probably see more because of the extent of the devastation,” he said.

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