Federal Trade Commission December 14, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Telemarketing Sales Rule
Document Number: 2015-30761
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Commission adopts amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR'' or ``Rule''). These amendments define and prohibit the use of certain payment methods in all telemarketing transactions; expand the scope of the advance fee ban for recovery services; and clarify certain provisions of the Rule. The amendments are necessary to protect consumers from deceptive or abusive practices in telemarketing.