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

Monday, July 19, 2021

Bankruptcy

  • Nine attorneys general filed a formal objection to Purdue Pharma’s proposed bankruptcy plan, which shields the Sackler family from legal liability. The attorneys general are arguing that bankruptcy

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

Monday, July 12, 2021

CFPB

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a consent order against fintech company GreenSky, LLC for allowing contractors and other sellers to take out unauthorized loans on consumers’

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

Monday, June 28, 2021

CFPB 

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued amendments to the federal mortgage servicing regulations to reinforce economic recovery as foreclosure moratoria expire. The rules, which become effective on

Monday, June 7, 2021:

Antitrust

  • June 7, 2021, the New York Senate passed the 21st Century Antitrust Act, S.933-A, which, if passed by the Assembly and signed by the governor, would be New York’s first major antitrust law update in the past century, and which reports indicate would be the strongest antitrust law

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

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

Monday, May 24, 2021:

Covid-19

  • Colorado Attorney General Weiser announced that he asked the Colorado legislature to invest its American Rescue Act funds into Colorado water projects as well as into prosecuting unemployment

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

Monday, May 17, 2021:

CFPB

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) asked a Massachusetts federal district court to enter a final judgment and order that would require DMB Financial, LLC to pay consumers

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

Monday, May 10, 2021: 

Antitrust

  • A bipartisan coalition of 45 attorneys general sent a letter to Congress asking the federal government to provide support for state antitrust enforcement. The attorneys general explain that

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

Monday, May 3, 2021:

CFPB

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Uejio and Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairwoman Slaughter sent notification letters to the U.S.’s largest apartment landlords reminding them of federal protections

Companies who make ambitious marketing claims about purported clean energy efforts may find that they are exposed to litigation under the District of Columbia Consumer Protection Procedures Act (DCCPPA). The DCCPPA is an expansive consumer protection law that confers standing on any person, or nonprofit organization, to sue either on behalf of herself or “in the public interest” for false advertising. A recent DCCPPA lawsuit against energy giant, Exxon Mobil Corporation, serves as the latest example of a swelling risk to corporate defendants who may be subject to suit in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Companies should thus carefully advertise their clean energy efforts, or other forward-leaning activities, in a manner that closely and accurately reflects the steps it is taking to achieve those goals.

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