FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ March 2016

By | March 31st, 2016|Legal News|

Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: Noncommercial FM Broadcaster Fined $10,000 for Public Inspection File Violations TV Licensee Faces $20,000 Fine for Untimely Filing of 16 Children’s TV Programming Reports Man […]

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FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ February 2016

By | February 26th, 2016|Legal News|

Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: FCC Fines Radio Licensee $10,500 Despite Claims of Public File Sabotage Unlocked Gate Costs AM Licensee $7,000 Class A Licensee Faces Hobson’s Choice: Pay $12,000 […]

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The FCC Has Written Good Contest Rules, Now You Should Too

By | February 15th, 2016|Legal News|

The FCC’s new Licensee-Conducted Contest Rule became effective this past Friday.  Under the new rule, a broadcast licensee conducting a contest still has the obligation to disclose the material terms of the contest “fully and accurately” and to conduct the contest substantially as announced.  However, as we wrote last September, the new rule allows broadcasters to […]

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FCC Enforcement Monitor

By | January 31st, 2016|Legal News|

January 2016 Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: TV Licensee Agrees to Pay $18,000 for Public Inspection File Violations FM Translator Licensee Faces $9,000 Fine for False Certification and Unauthorized Operation […]

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FCC Enforcement Monitor

By | December 30th, 2015|Legal News|

December 2015 Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: FM Licensee and Prospective Buyer Agree to Jointly Pay $8,000 for Unauthorized Transfer of Control TV Licensee Faces $13,000 Fine for Children’s Programming […]

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FCC Enforcement Monitor

By | November 30th, 2015|Legal News|

November 2015 Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: FCC Admonishes TV Licensee for Prior Station Owner’s Failure to Timely File Children’s Television Programming Reports Inadequate Antenna Fencing and Signage Result in […]

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FCC Enforcement Monitor

By | October 29th, 2015|Legal News|

October 2015 Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: Time Brokerage Agreement Costs Station and Broker/Buyer $10,000 Telecom Provider Agrees to Pay $620,500 to Resolve Investigation of Cell Tower Registration and Lighting […]

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FCC Enforcement Monitor

By | September 30th, 2015|Legal News|

September 2015 Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: FCC Admonishes TV Station Licensees for Violating Commercial Limits in Children’s Programming Telecommunications Provider Agrees to $1.175 Million Payment to Resolve Investigation of […]

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[UPDATED] FCC Permits Online Contest Disclosures

By | September 17th, 2015|Legal News|

[UPDATE:  The FCC just released its Report and Order defining the requirements for stations wishing to meet their contest disclosure obligations by posting their contest rules online.  The revised FCC rule requires a licensee to (i) broadcast the relevant website address periodically with information making it easy for a consumer to find the material contest terms […]

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