Please be aware that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has just announced that it has approved rate increases for telephone solicitors to access the National Do Not Call Lis...More About "Canada Increases Fees for Do-Not-Call List"
For years, simply utilizing Do-Not-Call compliance solutions or recording customer interactions was enough to navigate regulatory waters and avoid TCPA, FCC, and CFPB lawsuits. Recently, however, regulators hav...More About "Why Regulators are Now Targeting Business “Culture”"
While businesses are facing an all-time high in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuits, more than fifteen (15) Senators this week pushed federal regulators to reject petitions that could provide exem...More About "Senators Ask FCC to Reject Petitions to Clarify TCPA Regulations"
Telemarketers, be aware: the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved a rate increase for telephone solicitors to access the National Do Not Call Registry. Effective October 1, 2014, fees will be increased f...More About "FTC Approves Fee Increases for National Do-Not-Call Registry"
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"
Please be aware that Wisconsin’s Governor has signed a new law (Senate Bill 155) eliminating Wisconsin’s separately maintained Do Not Call list and designating the National Do Not Call Registry as the state...More About "Wisconsin Continues Telemarketer Registration with FCC"
Yesterday Massachusetts-based telemarketing firm, Versatile Marketing Solutions, Inc. agreed to pay a $3.4 civil penalty to the federal government for do-not-call violations and to cease some questionable busin...More About "Recent Fines Levied Against Telemarketers: Security System Telemarketer Pays Fine of $3.4 million"
Marketing Privacy News for 2013: Big Changes to the TCPA and Effective Date Announced for Canadian Anti-Spam Law
June 27th, 2013 marked the 10th anniversary of the FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry. Marketing privacy law has changed a lot since then, and we’ve seen significant changes in just the past year as well s...More About "Marketing Privacy News for 2013: Big Changes to the TCPA and Effective Date Announced for Canadian Anti-Spam Law"
Today, there are countless regulations with which financial service firms are required to comply simply to conduct business legally in the United States. Managing marketing compliance is becoming increasingly c...More About "Compliance in the Financial Services Industry Requires Specialized Expertise"
After reviewing almost 800 submissions in its Robocall Challenge, the FTC has announced three winners in its competition for new solutions to eliminate illegal prerecorded calls to contact consumers. The FTC an...More About "Winners Announced in FTC Challenge to Eliminate Illegal Robocalls"
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"