Telephonic Outreach During Coronavirus

By: Christine M. Reilly | John W. McGuinness | Danielle C. Newman
– Law360

Manatt’s consumer protection, advertising and competition practice leader Christine Reilly, financial services partner John McGuinness and litigation associate Danielle Newman authored an article for Law360 summarizing how TCPA compliance is being impacted by various state of emergency declarations around the nation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a recent declaratory ruling made by the FCC. The authors also discuss possible exceptions as well as offer suggestions on how to mitigate risk during this period of uncertainly. In particular, they note that “standard telemarketing calling practices may be affected by declared states of emergency while certain coronavirus-related emergency messages may be exempt from the TCPA’s purview.”

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