Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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

Monday, August 16, 2021

Airlines

  • Colorado Attorney General Weiser sent a letter announcing his support for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (“USDOT”) airline refund proposal and its attempt to simplify the refund process.

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

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 21, 2021

Consumer Protection

A coalition of 21 attorneys general and two cities, led by Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro, is asking the Postal Regulatory Commission to oppose the Postmaster General’s attempt

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 14, 2021

Cybersecurity

  • Colorado Attorney General Weiser announced a settlement with mobile home park management company Impact MHC requiring it to pay $25,000 and implement security measures after information was exposed

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, April 26, 2021:

Covid-19

  • New Jersey Attorney General Grewal announced that Shamrock Beef and Ale, which was charged with violating COVID-19 restrictions on bars and restaurants, has agreed to have its license

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

Monday, April 19, 2021:

 CFPB

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued an interim final rule in support of the CDC’s eviction moratorium, requiring debt collectors to provide written notice to tenants of

Last week the Supreme Court unanimously held that §13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act does not give the Federal Trade Commission the power to seek equitable monetary relief such as disgorgement or restitution. The Court’s opinion in AMG Capital Management LLC v. Federal Trade Commission removes a powerful tool that the FTC has long relied on to pursue monetary relief for consumers in both consumer protection and competition matters.

Continue Reading The Supreme Court Limits FTC’s §13(b) Powers

On April 15, 2021, the FTC filed its first complaint under the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act (the CCP Act). The complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, alleges that an in-state chiropractor and his company violated both the CCP Act and the FTC Act by deceptively marketing Vitamin