May 12, 2017

RECENT NEWS

Indiana Amends Telemarketing Law, Bringing New Disclosure Requirements and DNC Vicarious Liability

Ninth Circuit Grants FTC Request for Rehearing En Banc of AT&T Throttling Case, Setting Aside Earlier Opinion
 
Senate Expected to Vote on Gottlieb Nomination Next Week

FDA Commissioner Nominee Gottlieb’s Written Responses Signal Support for Food Safety and Science-Based Approach to Consumer Communications

Judge Upholds FTC Staff Opinion that Avatar Calls are Prerecorded Messages under TSR
 

ANALYSIS

TCPA Update Spring 2017

This podcast episode is the second in our Kelley Drye Full Spectrum series devoted to covering noteworthy developments relating to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This series covers decisions from the FCC and federal courts, as well as any TCPA-related activity on Capitol Hill. In this episode, partner Steve Augustino and associate Jennifer Wainwright start off by discussing the 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order. Second, they provide an update on the exemption from the TCPA for Federal debt collectors. Third, they examine Chairman Pai and his likely approach to robocalls. Fourth, they discuss the pending appeal of disclosure rules on "solicited" faxes and finally, they look at two recent TCPA petitions.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND SPEECHES

Impact of the 2016 Election on Antitrust and Consumer Protection Class Actions
April 27, 2017 |SEATTLE, WA
Law Seminars International's Litigating Class Actions 
Jeffrey S. Jacobson

Global Private Litigation Conference
May 7-8, 2017 | AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law
William C. MacLeod

Buy American and Hire American: Is Your (Or Your Competitor’s) Product Really “Made in the USA”?
May 17, 2017 | WEBINAR
Kelley Drye Webinar
Kristi L. Wolff, Dustin Painter

The Food Industry and the New Administration: Developing New Regulatory Strategies and Recognizing New Opportunities
May 24, 2017 | NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
America Conference Institute’s Inaugural Food Law & Regulation Forum
Laura Siegel Rabinowitz

Antitrust in the Americas IV
June 1-2, 2017 | MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law
William C. MacLeod

Kelley Drye LGBT Pride Reception 
June 15, 2017 | NEW YORK, NY
Kelley Drye Seminar
Damon W. Suden, Givonna St. Clair Long