Monthly Archives: October 2017

Deutsche Bank to Pay $220 Million in U.S. Libor Probe

October 25, 2017 – Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay $220 million to settle U.S. regulatory charges that it defrauded government and nonprofit entities by manipulating Libor and other benchmark interest rates. The settlement with the German bank was announced on Wednesday by the attorneys general of New York and California, Eric Schneiderman and… Read more »

Maryland Attorney General, 48 Others Reach Settlement with General Motors

October 19, 2017 – Attorneys general in Maryland and 48 other states have reached a settlement with General Motors resolving claims that the automaker concealed ignition-switch defects. The settlement concludes a multi-state investigation into the manufacturer’s failure to disclose defects in several models and model years of GM vehicles, Attorney General Brian Frosh said Thursday…. Read more »

California Sues Trump Over Rollback of Birth Control Rules

October 7, 2017 – California’s attorney general sued the Trump administration Friday over new rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming moral or religious objections, joining a flurry of lawsuits by other states and birth control advocacy groups. Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued in federal… Read more »

State Attorneys General Seek More Beds for Drug Treatment

October 2, 2017 – A bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general on Monday called on Congress to allow Medicaid funding to flow to larger drug treatment centers, potentially expanding the number of addicts who can get help as the nation grapples with an overdose crisis. The government lawyers for 38 states and Washington, D.C., sent… Read more »