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As banks seek to contact customers with COVID-19-related information, the American Bankers Association and six other financial trade groups filed a petition requesting that the Federal Communications Commission issue an expedited declaratory ruling or waiver confirming that financial institutions’ COVID-19-related calls are exempt from the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s requirements.

Compliance and Risk

As the Federal Communications Commission prepares to vote Thursday on a proposal permitting telephone companies to block unwanted calls, the American Bankers Association submitted two letters (dated May 31 and June 3) to the commission explaining how it could result in the erroneous blocking of lawful calls placed by banks.

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The American Bankers Association joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and several other industry trade groups yesterday in urging members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to ensure that banks and other businesses can communicate with their customers through calls and text messages using modern communications technology.