Date/Time: Monday, June 10, 2019, 3:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Location: TBD


3:00 – 3:05 p.m.         Welcome and Introductions
Michael Saperstein, Co-Chair, FCBA Enforcement Committee, USTelecom – The Broadband Association

3:05 – 4:00 p.m.         Robocalling Enforcement and Outlook
In this first panel, the discussion will focus on the FCC’s robocalling enforcement framework, with an emphasis on the agency’s record-setting fines against platform providers for spoofed robocalling campaigns.  The panel will review how industry and the Federal government are currently working together to improve enforcement against illegal robocallers, through mechanisms such as industry traceback.  The panel also will discuss how the implementation of call authentication tools will aid industry traceback efforts of illegal robocalling campaigns.

Bradford Currier, Associate, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Kristi Thompson, Chief, Telecommunications Consumers Division, Enforcement Bureau, FCC (invited)
Kevin Rupy, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
Other speakers TBD

4:00 – 4:10 p.m.         Break

4:10 – 5:15 p.m.         Robocalling Regulations and Reform
During this second panel, our experts will address the FCC’s changes to its regulations in the area of robocalls, to include recent adoption of rules for a reassigned number database, expansion of the ability of voice providers to block suspected illegal robocalls, and reforms to its TCPA framework.  The panel also will discuss how the FCC assesses harm to consumers and service providers from illegal spoofing, while maintaining the use of spoofing for legitimate services, and provide predictions on where the FCC may go regarding robocalling enforcement.


Mark Stone, Deputy Bureau Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, FCC (invited)
Steve Augustino, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Other speakers TBD


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