Regulatory Compliance

We have extensive experience in federal, state and local compliance before the Federal Communications Commission, state commissions and local government authorities.

We represent clients in the following areas:

  • Universal Service Fund reporting and payments.
  • Domestic and international entry.
  • Rate regulation.
  • Financing.
  • Administrative matters.
  • Interconnection negotiations.
  • Tariff and service guide preparation.
  • Complex dispute resolution, settlement negotiations and complaint proceedings before the FCC, state commissions, and other forums.
  • Wireless.
  • Data.
  • Local and Long Distance.
  • Shared Tenant Services and Building Access.
  • Pole Attachments, Municipal Rights-of-Way and Private Easements.
  • Cable.
  • Satellite.
  • International services.
  • Integrated Computer/Communications Services.
  • State regulatory pleadings and proceedings.
  • Complaint proceedings.
  • Interconnection arbitration (47 U.S.C. § 252).
  • Federal and state entry, rate and finance regulation.
  • Tariff preparation and federal “detariffing” compliance.
  • Federal and state utility commission entry regulation.
  • Federal and state telecommunications reporting, taxation and regulatory payment obligations.
  • Municipal franchise applications and fees.
  • Utility facility protection requirements.
  • Regulatory approval for M&A and financing transactions.
  • International Resale, Settlements, and (Foreign Carrier) Special Concessions.
  • FCC Assignment/Transfer of Radio Broadcast Licenses.