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The CommLaw Group believes that an “informed” client is the very best client. Knowledge is power – the power to predict regulatory trends, to anticipate risks, and to use your knowledge to make adjustments that will help keep your company out of harm’s way. And when our Firm has important or exciting news to announce about developments at our organization, including awards, achievements, hirings and various presentations & webinars, we will share information through News announcements.

Latest News, Webinars, and Advisories

FCC Investigations & Enforcement Actions: What Should I Do?

This Advisory may be considered Attorney Advertising in certain jurisdictions. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. Through the

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EU Court Ends Data Privacy Safe Harbor

The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”), the highest court in the European Union, struck down the US-EU Safe Harbor process this week in a decision that will require companies to re-evaluate their compliance with laws governing cross border data

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Guide to VoIP Taxation and Regulatory Compliance

DOWNLOAD OUR FREE GUIDE TO VOIP TAX AND REGULATORY FEE COMPLIANCE: Overview of Operational Systems  and Professional Services Requirements Necessary  to Ensure Compliance with Communications  & VoIP Taxation and Regulatory Fees In 2014 there were estimated to be over 300

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Tax Amnesty Programs Announced in Alabama and New Hampshire

This month, Alabama and New Hampshire enacted tax amnesty programs for 2016.  These programs provide a time-sensitive opportunity for taxpayers to pay outstanding tax liabilities in exchange for reduced interest and penalty charges and protection from future legal action. Alabama

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3 Critical Steps to Enter the Market in Compliance

Fresh off this week’s Cloud Channel Partners show in Boston, now you can download a free copy of Jonathan Marashlian’s presentation detailing the 3 critical steps all businesses should evaluate prior to entering the SIP, Mobility and UCaaS/ VoIP/ Cloud Communications markets

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Cloud Computing: Taxing the Cloud

Cloud Computing: Taxing the Cloud* By Jonathan S. Marashlian and Allison D. Rule *article originally published April 2013 in TechNet Magazine   There are myriad state and local tax implications surrounding cloud communications services. Whether for cost savings or more efficient

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FCC Remands Two Important USF Contribution Rule Matters to USAC

This past week, the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) Wireline Competition Bureau (“WCB”) remanded two requests for review of 2008 and 2009 Universal Service Administrative Company (“USAC”) audit decisions to USAC to address wholesale-resale issues.  This decision comes nearly eight years after the

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Electronic/Internet Faxes Same As Faxes Under TCPA, According to FCC

Keep Track of TCPA Developments at the FCC by Downloading Our September 2015 TCPA Compliance Monitoring Report On August 28, 2015, the Federal Communication Commission’s (“FCC”) Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (“CGB”) released a declaratory ruling clarifying that an electronic/internet fax is subject to

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