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In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2012

On November 1, 2012, United States District Courts in Florida and Arizona granted the FTC’s applications for temporary restraining orders (TROs) against a host of companies alleged to have engaged in a fraudulent robocalling scheme in violation of the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule and Trade Regulation Rule


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On August 1, 2012, Comcast filed an appeal with the D.C. Circuit challenging the recent FCC ruling that Comcast improperly refused to carry the Tennis Channel on the same package that Comcast offers on its own affiliated sports network


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

On June 29, 2012, the Supreme Court declined to review the Third Circuit’s reinstatement of the $550,000 fine imposed by the FCC on CBS for the Janet Jackson “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Superbowl Halftime show


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

On November 14, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a Pennsylvania district court’s dismissal of a shareholder fraud suit brought against Verizon Communications and JP Morgan Chase Bank for their respective roles in the Idearc spinoff


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2012

On June 21, 2012, the Supreme Court vacated the fines levied by the FCC against Fox and ABC for “fleeting expletives” that occurred during live broadcasts


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

On October 17, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a Washington federal trial court’s dismissal of the putative class action against Best Buy alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

The FTC announced that the deadline for its decision on whether to oppose the merger of Google and AdMob Inc. has been extended by two weeks to May 24, 2010


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

The House Judiciary Committee will hold a field hearing on the proposed NBC Universal-Comcast merger today, June 7, 2010, at 9:00 am Pacific in Los Angeles


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

On July 7, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the FCC must revisit its 2008 order that lifted a ban on companies owning newspaper and broadcast stations in the same market


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

On June 21, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a 2008 California federal district court order affirming a 2006 California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) decision that AT&T Communications of California, a LEC, must pay tariffed access charges to Pac-West Telecomm for termination of traffic to Internet Service Providers