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As the world continues to settle into its new normal, regulators have so, too. Recently, State Attorneys General (AGs) are increasingly focused on several specific enforcement priorities, including (1) price gouging; (2) privacy concerns; (3) antitrust litigation; and (4) harmful substances in products and environmental issues. Many of these priorities have gained prominence in the

Oklahoma Attorney General Hunter has announced his resignation for personal reasons. Attorney General Hunter’s resignation is effective Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Following Hunter’s resignation, Oklahoma Governor Stitt will appoint his successor until a new attorney general is elected for the next term.

Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom named Rob Bonta, a Democratic state senator, to succeed Xavier Becerra as attorney general. Rob Bonta is a former Democratic Assemblymember who represented California State Assembly’s 18th District.

The nomination is subject to confirmation by the state’s Assembly and Senate within 90 days.

On January 7, 2021, Deputy Attorney General Jane Young (Nonpartisan) began serving as acting New Hampshire Attorney General after Governor Chris Sununu (R) nominated former Attorney General Gordon MacDonald (R) to the state Supreme Court. MacDonald delegated his duties to Young for the period of the nomination process, pursuant to a New Hampshire statute that

On March 8, 2021, Clay Friedman was quoted in an Automotive News article titled, “White House could shake up auto finance.” The article discusses the anticipated regulations and enforcement within the auto industry under the Biden administration. Regarding the concerns of auto dealers, Friedman noted that enforcement will focus on areas such as automotive financing,

On January 18, 2021, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy appointed Clyde “Ed” Sniffen (R) as Alaska’s new attorney general. Sniffen served as acting attorney general since the resignation of former Attorney General Kevin Clarkson in August 2020. Prior to becoming attorney general,  Sniffen began his legal career in private practice in 1988, then joined the Alaska