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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Magellan Terminals Holdings LP settled Texas Clean Air Act violations claims, resulting from an alleged explosion and fire at the company’s Corpus Christi bulk petroleum facility. Magellan agreed to pay Texas $588,000 in civil penalties and $12,000 in attorney’s fees as part of the settlement.

On December 5, 2020

On January 27, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced an “investigative sweep” of businesses with mobile applications for allegedly failing to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This ongoing sweep targets popular mobile applications in the retail, travel, and food service industries that fail to offer a mechanism for consumers to opt out

In January 2023, New York Attorney General Letitia James sent a letter to Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corporation (MSG), seeking information about its use of facial recognitional technology to prohibit ticketholders from entering its venues, such as Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall. New York’s biometric identifier law requires companies using facial recognition

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NEW YORK – Troutman Pepper’s nationally recognized State Attorneys General practice celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The practice has become a go-to for clients seeking assistance with state attorneys general enforcement, litigation, and compliance matters, and is one of only five ranked nationwide by

In recognition of National Human Trafficking Month, state attorneys general nationwide took steps in January to raise awareness about human trafficking, educate the public about how to identify and prevent this crime, and utilize their offices’ resources and expertise to prosecute and prevent human trafficking. While numerous state and U.S. AGs take action year-round

On January 26, Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita issued a press release, endorsing Indiana House Bill 1008, which codifies Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS) policy to prioritize the financial returns of public retirement funds ahead of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) corporate policies. While still in the House, legislators expect the bill to pass by

On January 24, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced an investigation of California-based title security company Home Title Lock for potential violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. In its civil investigative demand (CID), the AG alleged the company may have misled consumers by making deceptive statements regarding its “home title monitoring and/or home title

As discussed here, on December 7, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) made a preliminary conclusion that a New York commercial financing law was not preempted by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). The Bureau indicated it was also considering whether to make a preemption determination regarding similar state laws in

New York Attorney General Letitia James led a bipartisan multistate coalition to reach a $24 million settlement with cryptocurrency company Nexo for allegedly offering and selling unregistered securities and commodities. As noted in AG James’s press release, each of the 53 U.S. jurisdictional North American Securities Administration Association (NASAA) members will be eligible to claim