Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. See our State Attorneys General page for more insight. Here are this week’s updates.Continue Reading State AG Updates: June 20-26, 2024

Crowell attorneys attended the Attorney General Alliance (AGA) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado from June 12 to June 15. As usual, the conference included receptions and other networking events allowing the Crowell attorneys in attendance to engage with the over twenty attorneys general (AGs), from both political parties, as well as a host of their respective staff.

The conference included sessions focused on, among other topics, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) economy, the ethical use of AI, mental health, antitrust, Supreme Court litigation, state and federal cooperation, consumer protection and education, federal preemption, and emerging technologies. Conference speakers included: Jon Palmer, Microsoft General Counsel; Rajit Kapur, Instacart IP Counsel; Vanessa Broadhurst, Johnson & Johnson Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs; the Honorable Mark Bennett, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Stacey Friedman, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Executive Vice President and General Counsel; Maryana Zubok, Pfizer, Inc., Vice President & Chief Counsel; Harold Kim, U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President; Sue Boyett, local United Way Executive Director; and David Zapolsky, Amazon Senior Vice President for Global Public Policy & General Counsel.

Below please find some key takeaways from the conference:Continue Reading State Attorney General Bipartisan Discussions and Perspectives from the Attorney General Alliance

Last week the New Jersey State Attorney General (AG) Matthew J. Platkin announced the creation of a new division: the Antitrust Litigation and Competition Enforcement Section (ALCES) within the Division of Law (DOL). The permanent and stand-alone section is based out of the DOL’s Newark office and is intended to reinforce the state’s capacity for robust antitrust protection. This marks yet another effort by a state AG to increase antitrust resources and focus on both large and small antitrust issues to promote fair and competitive markets.Continue Reading New Jersey Bolsters Competition Enforcement with New Antitrust Section

Crowell attorneys attended the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Spring Symposium in Chicago, Illinois on April 24-26. As usual, the conference included multiple receptions and other networking events allowing the Crowell attorneys in attendance to engage with multiple attorneys general and a host of their respective staff members.  The team attended a session titled Antitrust 101: Everything you need to know about antitrust laws in the 21st century. Attorney General Letitia James moderated a dynamic Q&A with Professor Stephen Calkins Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Studies at Wayne State University Law School. Below please find some key takeaways: Continue Reading National Association of Attorneys General Spring Symposium Antitrust 101: Perspectives and Trends

Each week, Crowell & Moring’s State Attorneys General team highlights significant actions that State AGs have taken. Here are this week’s updates.Continue Reading State AG Updates: February 29-March 6, 2024