Hot Topics in Federal Law-Celesq® Announces New February 16 CLE re Telephone Consumer Protection Act
January 24, 2017–The federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act governs when and under what conditions a company or non-profit organization may call a person’s telephone number using an automated telephone dialing system or a prerecorded message. The damages for violation of the TCPA can be substantial. In The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: What Every Counsel Should Know to Avoid Surprise Liability (2703), Daniel Prywes and Joshua Mize discuss the requirements for obtaining consent to call a person using an automated dialing system or prerecorded message; recent case law on automated dialing systems; specific regulations pertaining to telemarketers; industry-specific regulations and exemptions; common issues that arise in TCPA litigation; and best practices to avoid litigation.
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