TeleStrategies’ annual Communications Taxation Conference brings together the nation’s top tax professionals to address the challenging and amazingly complex domain of telecommunications taxation and compliance. This year’s conference took place on May 13-15, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Over 300 tax professionals from all sectors of the industry; including wireline, mobile, IP as well as the emerging content, entertainment and cloud providers convened to discuss all aspects of telecom taxes, regulations and fees.
The global wearables market is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 35 percent over the next five years, with smartwatches leading the charge. But where is the technology headed, and what will it take for wearables to become mainstream? With the proliferation of smart devices, what are business and legal best practices for companies that create and sell wearables? To lend their insight into this burgeoning market, Kelley Drye Senior Associate Kristi Wolff will participate in a Wearable Computing panel at the upcoming Women in Technology International Summit. Continue Reading Kelley Drye Attorney Kristi Wolff Selected to Speak at Upcoming Women in Technology International Summit
Are Your Organization’s Wireless Communications Putting Your Company at Risk? Learn more during our upcoming Kelley Drye webinar on Thursday, May 28, 2015 as our attorneys discuss what you need to know about wireless enforcement at the FCC. Continue Reading Upcoming Kelley Drye Webinar on May 28 at 12 PM ET: FCC Wireless Communications Enforcement Trends and Pitfalls
On April 16, 2015, Senior Associate Michael Dover lead a “Workshop on Cloud Computing and Wireless Networks” at the 2015 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium in New York City. The presentation addressed 21st century concerns with cloud computing and its specific application to wireless networks.
Every aspect of American life today seems to involve interaction with an increasing number of digital devices, sensors, and other electronics. Estimates are that by 2020, there will be more than 50 billion devices tied into the Internet of Things. Even apart from the IoT, there are myriad opportunities in today’s market for the productive and profitable deployment of new technology and applications. The equipment that makes this possible is subject to a broad framework of FCC regulation designed to protect wireless communications from harmful interference applicable to manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors, and other parties involved in marketing, selling, and using the devices. Continue Reading Register Today for Kelley Drye’s Upcoming Equipment Authorization Webinar—April 2, 2015 at 12 PM ET
On March 12th, the FCC released its long-awaited 2015 Open Internet Order. In brief, the order reclassifies broadband Internet access service (BIAS) as a “telecommunications service” under Title II of the Communications Act, imposes three bright-line “Open Internet” rules, enhances the transparency rule, adopts a forward-looking reasonable conduct standard for service provider conduct, and forbears from applying a number of provisions of Title II. The rules apply equally to fixed and mobile BIAS providers, including resellers (e.g., MVNOs). The order is undoubtedly a landmark decision that changes dramatically, the FCC’s role with respect to consumer protection, the Internet, and the many business models that utilize the Internet in one way or another. Continue Reading Please Join Us on March 24 at 12 PM ET for a Free Webinar: What Your Company Needs to Know About the FCC’s Open Internet Order
Communications Chair and Partner, John J. Heitmann and associate, Jameson Dempsey will be speaking at “4 Years From Now” during Mobile World Congress, an annual event with over 80,00 attendees. Continue Reading John Heitmann and Jameson Dempsey Speaking at Mobile World Congress – 4 Years From Now on March 3 at 2 PM CET
Following up on our announcement earlier this month, the FTC has issued its long-awaited report entitled The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World. Continue Reading Upcoming Kelley Drye Webinar: Examining the FTC’s Report on the Internet of Things—February 23, 2015 at 1 PM
Kelley Drye’s most popular webinar is back! Register today for our 6th Annual USF Update Webinar.