If you’ve operated in the telecom industry at any time over the past decade or so, it’s a safe assumption your company has experienced its fair share of frustrations regarding
Keep up with legal & regulatory developments impacting your business.
FCC Strengthens and Beefs Up Enforcement of Rural Call Completion Rules; Least Cost Routing Carriers BEWARE!
By Robert H. Jackson and Laura A. Saracina In an earlier Client Advisory on the FCC’s Rural Call Completion (“RCC”) rules, we discussed the FCC’s proposed stricter rules to ensure calls made
In February, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will begin enforcing more stringent backup power rules. Providers of facilities-based, fixed residential voice service, including fixed applications of wireless service offered as
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The CCPA is the nation’s strictest consumer privacy and data protection measure, becoming effective
The California Public Utilities Commission’s new resolution authorizes the Communication Division Staff to implement a citation program to enforce compliance by telecommunications carriers. This not only makes it easier to
Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its much-anticipated decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. The case challenges South Dakota’s imposition of its sales tax on Internet retailers who sell
Join The CommLaw Group for our upcoming free half hour webinar to address common misconceptions and frequently asked questions about GDPR compliance for U.S. organizations. At the conclusion of the webinar,
The National Telecommunication and Information Association (NTIA) is accepting comments on its internet policies for 2018 and beyond. The comments will be used by the agency in setting policy and priorities. The
Yesterday, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks to eliminate “access arbitrage” in the intercarrier compensation regime. The NPRM will be voted on at the FCC’s June 7,
Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC, through its affiliation with Puerto Rico-based telecom attorney, Walter Arroyo, is available to companies seeking to enter the Puerto Rican market in order to help restore, rebuild and
Business entities doing business in Connecticut without registering with the Secretary of the State beware! Under Connecticut law, corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships and statutory trusts formed
When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to dismantle the Obama-era net neutrality regulatory framework, the agency nevertheless recommitted to enforcing its existing transparency rule, albeit a modified version. First imposed
The Global Reach of the European Union’s New Privacy Rules: Implications of the GDPR for Non-European Union Businesses
This Friday May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) takes effect in all member states of the European Union. The GDPR will affect a significant number of
On June 11, 2018, Marashlian & Donahue’s Internet of Things and Connected Devices practice will team up with Achievion Solutions to present a 90 minute webinar/workshop on blockchain technologies and legal issues. Attendance is free and open to all. Topic: Blockchain Implementation & Legal
FCC Strengthens and Beefs Up Enforcement of Rural Call Completion Rules – Least Cost Routing Providers Be Aware
ATTENTION!!! IF YOUR COMPANY CONTRACTS WITH OUTBOUND CALL TERMINATING CARRIERS AND, IN PARTICULAR, FOCUS ON “LEAST COST ROUTING” METHODOLOGIES, PLEASE PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE ISSUES RAISED IN THIS ADVISORY.