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State AGs in the News

Posted in Antitrust, Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Environment

HOT NEWS Data Privacy California AG Announces New Privacy Enforcement Unit California AG Kamala Harris recently announced that her office has created a new Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit which will focus on enforcing state and federal consumer privacy laws. The stated mission of the Privacy Unit is to broadly enforce laws regulating all aspects… Continue Reading

Massachusetts AG’s $750,000 Settlement With Hospital Over Data Breach Serves as a Warning to Any Business Handling Consumer Data

Posted in Consumer Protection, Data Privacy

On May 24, 2012, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced that her office has entered into a settlement agreement with South Shore Hospital over allegations that it sent hundreds of unencrypted back-up computer tapes containing the personal information of more than 800,000 consumers offsite to be erased without appropriate safeguards. The settlement agreement settles a … Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Antitrust, Consumer Protection, Environment, Pharmaceuticals

Antitrust/Consumer Protection 45 AGs, FTC Settle Deceptive Advertising Claims with Skechers over “Toning” Shoes 45 AGs and the FTC reached a settlement with shoe-maker Skechers resolving allegations that the company deceptively marketed its “toning” sneakers. The company agreed to pay a total of $50 million to resolve claims that it misled consumers with advertisements that… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Consumer Protection, Environment, Pharmaceuticals

Consumer Protection Texas AG Settles Consumer Protection Claims with Mobile Messaging Company Texas AG Greg Abbott announced a settlement with JAWA and numerous related entities resolving allegations that they improperly added expensive, unauthorized charges to consumers’ monthly mobile phone bills. The entities, which allegedly deceived consumers into subscribing to receive premium text messages on mobile… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Consumer Protection, Environment, Mortgages/Foreclosures

Hot News Recording of “A Conversation with State Attorneys General” Webcast Now Available On April 18, 2012, State AG Practice Partner Divonne Smoyer was joined by Maryland AG and National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Incoming President Doug Gansler. AG Gansler provided insightful commentary about his experience as an AG and the considerations AGs face… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Consumer Protection, Environment, Mortgages/Foreclosures

Hot News A Conversation with State Attorneys General Webcast with Maryland Attorney General Gansler Thanks to all who joined our webcast with Doug Gansler, Attorney General of Maryland and incoming president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), as part of “A Conversation with State Attorneys General,” Dickstein Shapiro’s ongoing webcast series. AG Gansler shared a… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Antitrust, Environment, Health Care, Securities

Hot News A Conversation with State Attorneys General Webcast | Wednesday, April 18, 2:00 PM (ET) Join Doug Gansler, Attorney General of Maryland and incoming president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), for the next installment of “A Conversation with State Attorneys General,” Dickstein Shapiro’s ongoing webcast series. State AG Practice Partner Divonne Smoyer will interview AG Gansler… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Consumer Protection, Energy, Environment, Health Care

Hot News A Conversation with State Attorneys General Webcast | Wednesday, April 18, 2:00 PM (ET) Join Doug Gansler, Attorney General of Maryland and incoming president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), for the next installment of “A Conversation with State Attorneys General,” Dickstein Shapiro’s ongoing webcast series. State AG Practice Partner Divonne Smoyer will interview AG Gansler… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

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Hot News A Conversation with State Attorneys General Webcast | Wednesday, April 18, 2:00 PM (ET) Join Doug Gansler, Attorney General of Maryland and incoming president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), for the next installment of “A Conversation with State Attorneys General,” Dickstein Shapiro’s ongoing webcast series. State AG Practice Partner Divonne Smoyer will interview AG Gansler… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

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Hot News Save the Date | A Conversation with State Attorneys General Webcast Wednesday, April 18, 2:00 PM (ET) Join Doug Gansler, Attorney General of Maryland and incoming president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), for the next installment of “A Conversation with State Attorneys General,” Dickstein Shapiro’s new webcast series. State AG Practice Partner Divonne Smoyer will interview General Gansler about his… Continue Reading

Dickstein Shapiro Hosts State AG Executive Briefing

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Dickstein Shapiro hosted its first State Attorneys General Executive Briefing in Washington, DC on March 5, 2012. After Bernie Nash kicked-off the afternoon’s program, Stacey Mobley welcomed Attorneys General Martha Coakley from Massachusetts, Chris Koster from Missouri, and John Suthers from Colorado who offered insight into the workings of their offices and how they view… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

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Hot News Save the Date | A Conversation with State Attorneys General Webcast Wednesday, April 18, 2:00 PM (EDT) Join Doug Gansler, Attorney General of Maryland and incoming president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), for the next installment of “A Conversation with State Attorneys General,” Dickstein Shapiro’s new webcast series. State AG Practice Partner Divonne Smoyer will interview General Gansler about his… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Mortgages/Foreclosures, State AGs in the News

Hot News State AG Executive Briefing, March 5 Please join us for Dickstein Shapiro’s State AG Executive Briefing in Washington, DC, beginning at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 5, at the Park Hyatt Washington. This complimentary briefing will feature two panels with six AGs: Massachusetts AG Martha Coakley, Missouri AG Chris Koster, Colorado AG John Suthers, Rhode Island AG Peter… Continue Reading

State AGs in the News

Posted in Antitrust, Consumer Protection, Environment, Mortgages/Foreclosures, State AGs in the News

State AG Executive Briefing, March 5 Please join us for Dickstein Shapiro’s State AG Executive Briefing in Washington, DC, beginning at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 5, at the Park Hyatt Washington. This complimentary briefing will feature two panels with six AGs: Massachusetts AG Martha Coakley, Missouri AG Chris Koster, Colorado AG John Suthers, Rhode… Continue Reading