Bais Yaakov of Spring Valley, et al v. FCC, et al

  1. June 29, 2017

    DC Circ. Won't Stay Mandate On Junk Fax Opt-Out Rule

    The D.C. Circuit has declined to postpone the rollback of a Federal Communications Commission rule requiring opt-out notices on solicited faxes, saying it can't be stayed pending appeal to the Supreme Court.

  2. June 07, 2017

    DC Circ. Won't Reopen FCC's Junk Fax Opt-Out Rule

    The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday said it would not revisit its March decision that invalidated the Federal Communications Commission's rule requiring opt-out notices on solicited faxes.

  3. March 31, 2017

    FCC's Junk Fax Opt-Out Rule Struck Down By DC Circuit

    A split D.C. Circuit on Friday invalidated the Federal Communications Commission's decision to require opt-out notices on solicited faxes, ruling that the commission lacks the authority under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to regulate communications that were sent with the recipient's consent.

  4. July 22, 2016

    Privacy Cases To Watch In 2016: Midyear Report

    The privacy legal landscape shows no signs of cooling off this year, with the continued fallout from the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Spokeo ruling, disputes over the Federal Trade Commission's data security authority and the validity of the new trans-Atlantic data transfer Privacy Shield likely to dominate the headlines. Here, attorneys flag some of the top privacy cases and disputes they'll be keeping their eye on in the second half of 2016.

  5. March 11, 2016

    FCC Defends Junk Fax Opt-Out Rule, Enforcement Waiver

    The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday defended its decisions to require opt-out notices on certain faxes and also to waive retroactive enforcement of that regulation, saying the requirement protects consumers from unwanted faxes and that its decision not to enforce the rule retroactively serves the public interest.

  6. February 24, 2016

    FCC's Junk Fax Enforcement Takes Beating At DC Circ.

    The Federal Communications Commission sustained attacks on two fronts Wednesday over its enforcement of regulations on junk faxes, with companies telling the D.C. Circuit the FCC lacked authority to regulate solicited faxes and consumers saying it lacked authority to waive enforcement.

  7. January 26, 2016

    Targets Of TCPA Class Actions Support FCC Fax Waiver

    A group of companies fending off Telephone Consumer Protection Act class actions told the D.C. Circuit on Monday the Federal Communications Commission was right to retroactively waive an opt-out notice requirement on fax advertisements.

  8. November 17, 2015

    FCC's Fax Opt-Out Rule Hurts Small Business, DC Circ. Told

    A small business advocacy group urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to overturn a Federal Communications Commission's rule regarding opt-outs for faxed advertisements on First Amendment grounds, saying it inappropriately constricts free speech and disproportionately affects small businesses.

  9. June 08, 2015

    Telecom Cases To Watch In The 2nd Half Of 2015

    From showdowns with the Federal Communications Commission over its authority to regulate and enforce Internet-related policy to the agency’s lack of movement on issues related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the second half of 2015 is loaded with big telecommunications cases attorneys in the industry will want to watch.

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