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What You Need to Know

Key takeaway #1: To reduce risk of litigation and regulatory exposure, companies should review, verify, and substantiate any green claims, especially claims regarding generalized corporate environmental stewardship and net zero commitments.

Last week, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against JBS USA Food Company and JBS USA Food

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Multistate

  • A multistate coalition of 26 attorneys general sent a strongly-worded letter to the Federal Communications Commission, asking it to restrict the use of artificial intelligence by telemarketers. Specifically, the coalition seeks to

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Multistate

  • A bipartisan coalition of 50 state attorneys general announced a settlement with software company Blackbaud after a 2020 ransomware attack which resulted in the exposure of highly sensitive information. The settlement requires

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Multistate

  • A bipartisan coalition of attorneys general from all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico announced a preliminary agreement with a multinational technology company, resolving one of three antitrust

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Multistate

  • A coalition of 30 state attorneys general sent comments to the Federal Trade Commission in a bipartisan effort to improve collaboration between the attorneys general and the FTC. The FTC solicited the

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Multistate

  • The Federal Trade Commission and attorneys general from all 50 states and the District of Columbia announced a new enforcement effort against illegal telemarketing. The initiative, called “Operation Stop Scam Calls,” is

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Multistate

  • A coalition of 28 state attorneys general called on the Federal Communications Commission to clarify the federal rules requiring telemarketers to obtain consent between an individual consumer and one specific seller or

March 15, 2022

Though many states have either rescinded or allowed their pandemic-related declarations of emergency to expire, state attorneys general are continuing to monitor and enforce against price gouging.

For example, several state attorneys general have recently issued press releases regarding the potential price gouging of gas and oil after President Biden announced a

At the end of 2021, the California Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling (the “Commission”) sent a letter to The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, also known as CalRecycle, and California Attorney General Rob Bonta, asking them to investigate illegal labeling of plastic bags as recyclable by retailers.

The Commission is

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021:

Consumer Protection

  • Arizona Attorney General Brnovich announced that refund checks are being sent to consumers following a $1.75 million settlement his office reached with Landmark Home Warranty in March