The Rural Utilities Service has issued a final rule to amend its regulations for Electric and Telecommunications Standards affecting the following: Specifications for Materials and… Read More »RUS Amends Standards for Timber Products
On behalf of AHC, David Cook joined with many rural telcos in “A Call to Action” to demand that broadband policymakers improve USF funding by… Read More »AHC joins rural telcos to request better USF funding
AHC attorney, David Cook, recently spoke to a group of directors of telephone cooperatives about legal risks and privacy concerns. The telephone and telecommunication utilities… Read More »Telephone Cooperative Directors: Legal Risks and Privacy Concerns
Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed an outstanding question in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The court clarified the extent of the devices… Read More »Supreme Court Addresses Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Effective January 12, 2021, the Small Business Administration and the Department of the Treasury issued an Interim Final Rule concerning the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). … Read More »Telephone and Electric Coops Qualify for PPP Round 2
Utility, telephone, and internet cooperatives are giving consumers a break during the coronavirus pandemic.
Many businesses are giving consumers a break, including many electric and telephone cooperatives. Utility cooperatives are offering free services or waiving fees and pledging not… Read More »Utility, telephone, and internet cooperatives are giving consumers a break during the coronavirus pandemic.
David Cook will be speaking at the upcoming NTCA’s RTIME conference. The conference will be held on February 16 – 19 in Phoenix, AZ. The conference will bring together more… Read More »AHC Partner Discusses Cooperatives’ Capital Credits at Telephone Cooperative Conference
David R. Cook Jr., a partner at Autry, Hall & Cook, LLP, recently spoke at the NTCA Fall Conference. The conference was held September 21… Read More »AHC Partner Speaks About Corporate Director Fiduciary Duties to Telephone Company Directors
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