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Carson is an associate with the firm’s Regulatory Investigations, Strategy + Enforcement Practice Group. He focuses his practice on the intersection of enforcement actions, investigations, and litigation, assisting in representing clients on dozens of cases across a wide variety of civil litigation and appellate matters. He is a member of the state attorneys general (AG) litigation team, defending companies in a variety of industries, often involving claims under state Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Practices (UDAP) statutes. Carson is also an active member of the firm’s Appellate + Supreme Court practice focusing on challenges to state election laws and redistricting plans in state and federal appellate courts throughout the U.S.

In an era where privacy, security, and artificial intelligence are at the forefront of many business operations, staying informed about the latest developments is crucial. Our 2023 Privacy Year in Review is an in-depth analysis of the past year’s significant advancements and challenges in these areas.Continue Reading Navigating the Privacy Landscape: Insights from Troutman Pepper’s 2023 Privacy Year in Review

Before being elected to the U.S. Senate, now former Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against Power Home Solar LLC — a North Carolina entity now doing business as Pink Energy — alleging that the solar company misrepresented the effectiveness and safety of its energy-generating systems for residential homes in violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act. The lawsuit seeks injunctive relief and restitution in addition to civil penalties to remedy the alleged violations of Missouri consumers’ rights.Continue Reading Missouri AG Sues Solar Company for Missouri Consumer Protection Violations

Virginia’s new Consumer Data Protection Act will take effect on January 1, 2023, adding new consumer privacy rights, a broader interpretation of “personal information,” a separate “sensitive data” category, and data protection assessment obligations into the mix with the commonwealth’s three major pre-existing privacy and data protection laws as Virginia joins the growing ranks of

Earlier this month, the Kentucky Bankers Association and its subsidiary Hope of Kentucky, LLC (Hope) sued Kentucky Attorney General (AG) Daniel Cameron in Kentucky state court to enjoin and declare unlawful Cameron’s recent efforts to investigate the use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data in financial decision-making.

The association is a nonprofit trade association

Texas Attorney General (AG) Ken Paxton co-signed two letters to Morningstar, Inc. and its subsidiary Sustainalytics, joining multistate investigations into the credit ratings giant, as part of a growing trend among attorneys general and state legislatures to target the use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data in financial decision-making.

The lone star state’s AG