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CPNI Compliance Report Due at the FCC on March 1, 2018.

The annual report required from telecommunications carriers and VoIP providers has been reinstated at the FCC, and reports are due March 1, 2018.  The CPNI Reporting Requirement was eliminated by the FCC in its 2016 Privacy Order dated November 2, 2016.  However, that FCC order was repealed by the Congressional Review Act in April, 2017. Because the […]

Hearings Before the State Office of Administrative Hearings

After a licensing board begins an investigation and has issued formal charges/held an informal settlement conference, it will subsequently set the case for a hearing. The overwhelming majority of state agencies hold their hearings at the State Office of Administrative Hearings (or “SOAH”). SOAH is an independent agency that conducts independent hearings for other agencies. […]

A professional license pointing true north after an agency investigation grants someone their license back

When an Agency Investigates Your License: Formal Charges and Informal Settlement Conferences

After a licensing board begins an investigation, it will subsequently file formal charges and invite the licensee to speak at an informal settlement conference (or “ISC”). This post will discuss these stages, but please note that these procedural rules are described generally: there might be variations between different boards. Some are minor, such as referring […]