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

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.

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

March 15, 2021

Elder Fraud and Abuse 

  • California Attorney General Becerra announced a lawsuit against Brookdale Senior Living, Inc., the largest senior living operator in the U.S., for allegedly giving false information to

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

Monday, March 8, 2021

 Consumer Protection

  • Washington Attorney General Ferguson announced that after a lawsuit, ticketing company Brown Paper Tickets must pay about $9 million to consumers who purchased tickets to events 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, March 1, 2021:

Immigration

  • Illinois Attorney General Raoul joined District of Columbia Attorney General Racine in leading a coalition of 20 attorneys general in urging the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and

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

February 15, 2021

Consumer Protection

  • Oklahoma Attorney General Hunter reminded businesses that the price gouging statute is in effect statewide due to winter weather. As part of the announcement, Attorney General Hunter stated,

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

Monday, January 25, 2021

Civil Rights

  • California Attorney General Becerra announced the creation of a Bureau of Disability Rights within the Civil Rights Enforcement Section of the California Department of Justice. The Bureau

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

Monday, January 4, 2021:

Federal Matters

  • The Washington and Oregon attorneys general, 29 federally recognized tribes, tribal entities, and communities, and nine community organizations, historical preservation societies, and museums filed a lawsuit against

On August 14, 2020, California Attorney General Becerra announced that the Office of Administrative Law approved final regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The approved regulations, which became effective immediately, guide businesses and consumers on the CCPA.  The final regulations can be found here.

Even before final approval of the regulations, the

On July 7, 2020, the Maine Attorney General’s Office obtained a victory for consumers in the United States District Court for the District of Maine in the area of broadband privacy law. This ruling, which among other findings held that a Maine statute guarding consumers’ private data from internet service providers is not preempted by