Retail & Consumer Products

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 41 attorneys general called on Meta Platforms, Inc. to address the risk of scammers taking over user accounts on Facebook and Instagram. The letter sent by the attorneys general

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Though many states have either rescinded or allowed their pandemic-related declarations of emergency to expire, state attorneys general are continuing to monitor and enforce against price gouging.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

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), which went into full effect on January 1, 2020, has seen robust enforcement efforts by the office of the California Department of Justice. In late January, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced an investigative sweep of businesses operating loyalty programs in California and sent notices alleging noncompliance with the

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.

Monday, September 13, 2021

Disability Discrimination Protections

  • A coalition of 18 attorneys general led by Washington D.C. Attorney General Racine filed an amicus brief in U.S. Supreme Court case CVS Pharmacy v. Doe

Earlier this year, the Attorney General Alliance (AGA) conducted an important webinar highlighting the risks of organized retail crime (ORC) to retail organizations, employees, and customers. ORC presents substantial dangers in both the online and brick-and-mortar settings, necessitating cooperative efforts between businesses and government actors to combat this illicit activity. Retail clients should be aware