On February 9, Tim Lay participated in a panel of speakers in an online seminar sponsored by National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). Entitled “What are the Implications of Over The Top (OTT) for Cable Franchising?,” the program explored into the ramifications of content providers offering video service over the broadband connection directly to the home. Tim’s presentation is linked (http://spiegelnew2018.live-website.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Implications-of-OTT_2015_02_13_04_10_56-1.pdf).
On February 13, Tim discussed the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on cell tower siting in an online seminar. “Denying Cell Tower Siting Applications Post T-Mobile v. City of Roswell” was produced by International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA). Tim, along with firm attorneys Katharine Mapes and Jessica Bell, had filed an amicus brief in this case on behalf of the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties, the United States Conference of Mayors, IMLA, the International City/County Management Association, and the American Planning Association. Tim’s presentation is linked (http://spiegelnew2018.live-website.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Denying-Cell-Tower-Applications_2015_02_13_04_11_53-1.pdf). The firm’s memo on the case is linked (http://spiegelnew2018.live-website.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Memo-on-Supreme-Court-Issues-Decision-in-T-Mobile-South-LLC-v.-City-of-Roswell_2015_02_13_04_13_28-1.pdf).