The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) maximum civil fine for violating the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) has increased from $40,654 to $41,484. The change is a result of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation ...More About "An Increase in Do-Not-Call Violations & Fines"
Please be aware that due to the federal government shutdown the Federal Trade Commission’s website is currently unavailable, and the National Do Not Call Registry is not available for download or subscription...More About "Client Alert (US): National DNC Registry Unavailable Due to Government Shut-Down"
According to a report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), complaints regarding automated telemarketing calls increased dramatically in 2017. The FTC’s December 2017 Biennial Report to Congress under the Do...More About "FTC: Robocalls Increased in 2017"
Pivotal Payments Inc. is set to pay $9 million to resolve a putative class action suit resulting from a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In the case Abante Rooter and Plumbing v. Pivot...More About "Payment Processing Company Settles TCPA Suit With $9 Million"
The Solar Energy Industry, Telemarketing Lead Gen & FTC Do-Not-Call Violations: Brothers Francisco and Julio Salvat and their companies have been accused of running a telemarketing operation and making mill...More About "FTC Settles Solar Energy Company’s Do-Not-Call Violations"
ACE American Insurance will pay a $9.8 million settlement in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action lawsuit after the company was accused of using contact lists given to them by two banks to ca...More About "ACE American Insurance to Pay $9.8 Million in TCPA Settlement"
The FTC is Serious About Do-Not-Call Compliance There are numerous compliance laws and regulations at the state and federal level that you could be violating and not even know it. This is why it is imperative y...More About "10 Do-Not-Call Compliance Facts You Need to Know Before Picking Up the Phone"
Please be aware that in anticipation of Wisconsin eliminating its separately maintained Do-Not-Call list and designating the National Do-Not-Call (DNC) Registry as the state DNC list. The state is requiring all...More About "Wisconsin Requires Proof of Subscription to National Do-Not-Call Registry"
Wisconsin’s assembly and senate have passed a bill that would combine the Wisconsin No Call List with the National Do Not Call Registry. Senate Bill 155 would transfer all telephone numbers currently on the W...More About "Wisconsin Legislature Passes Bill to Eliminate State Do-Not-Call List"
While it is certainly possible to build in-house a Do Not Call compliance solution, there are several reasons why doing so is not in the best interest of your business. In the first place, Do Not Call regulatio...More About "4 Reasons Your In-House Do Not Call Compliance Solution Can’t Protect Your Business Sufficiently"
There’s no doubt about it: regulators are ramping up Do Not Call enforcement, and non-compliant outbound telemarketers are paying a lot of money for violations. In 2012, we saw three multi-million dollar ...More About "Largest Do Not Call Violations and Multi-million Dollar Fines of 2012"
BOSTON–Gryphon Networks’ Melissa Fitzgerald, General Counsel, will be headlining the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE) Compliance & Regulatory Webinar Series – Operational C...More About "GRYPHON’S FITZGERALD TO HEADLINE B2B MARKETING WEBINAR"