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Daily Digest – August 15. Getting to Know Alan Clayton of Frost-Arnett; Appeals Court Overturns Lower Court’s MSJ in TCPA Case

GETTING TO KNOW ALAN CLAYTON OF FROST-ARNETT

  • While he may have been unable to hit a curve ball at one time, Alan Clayton definitely has learned to handle all the twists and turns that the accounts receivable management industry can throw at someone. Alan, the chief operating officer at Frost-Arnett Company, likes to get into the office early, loves “Star Wars”, and long walks on the beach. Read on to learn more about him and what he would do if he could go back in time and start his career all over again.

APPEALS COURT OVERTURNS LOWER COURT’S MSJ IN TCPA CASE

  • The First Circuit Court of Appeals has waded into technical waters and determined that calls made to individuals who have smartphones that offer a hybrid of Voiceover Internet Protocol service and cellular service are subject to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and overturned a lower court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of the defendant.

N.J. JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER DISPUTE NOTICE IN LETTER

  • A District Court judge in New Jersey has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by sending a letter to the plaintiff that allegedly misled the plaintiff into thinking that the debt could be disputed orally, instead of in writing.

AT&T, T-MOBILE ANNOUNCE DEPLOYMENT OF SHAKEN/STIR PROTOCOLS

  • AT&T and T-Mobile announced yesterday that they are rolling out call authentication technology for calls placed between their two networks, which marks the latest step in a mandate from the Federal Communications Commission for carriers to deploy the technology, known as SHAKEN/STIR, by the end of this year.

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