New Regulations For Insurance Telemarketers

Law360, New York (April 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission’s (the “FTC”) recent amendment to its Telemarketing Sales Rules (“TSR”)[1] significantly impacts the right of insurance carriers and their direct marketers and other insurance agents to deliver prerecorded telemarketing calls to sell insurance products and services.

The Prerecorded Telemarketing Call Amendment (the “Amendment”) to the TSR applies not only to consumers who have not registered their telephone numbers on the federal Do-Not-Call List and, with respect to a particular seller, its company specific do-not-call list for the seller or insurer whose products...
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