The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), passed by Congress in 1991, has become a favorite for class action plaintiffs. In this practical webinar, you’ll learn about the TCPA, recent Federal Communications Commission interpretations, and practical tips for avoiding TCPA claims. Among other things, you’ll learn about:
- Why the TCPA was enacted
- What types of communications the TCPA covers – from “robocalls” to fax advertisements to texts
- What the TCPA actually prohibits
- How the law distinguishes between residential and mobile numbers
- What monetary damages are available to private litigants, including recent lawsuit examples
- The role of the FCC as an interpreter and enforcer of the statute
- Recent FCC TCPA rulings and how they impact businesses
- When prior consent is required from called parties and what consent qualifies
- How consumers can revoke consent and how to manage revocation
- Best practices for obtaining and verifying consent
- How to protect against calling a reassigned number
Michelle Cohen is a Member and Chair of the E-Commerce Practice at Ifrah PLLC, a Chambers-ranked boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. Ms. Cohen regularly counsels clients on marketing initiatives, including compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (“TCPA”) and litigation defense. Previously, Ms. Cohen was a partner at Thompson Hine and a member of the Firm’s telecommunications, corporate transactions & securities and emerging technologies groups. Ms. Cohen is a graduate of Emory University School of Law.
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