Ohio AG part of multistate settlement to shut down illegal robocall operation

March 4, 2021 – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 38 other states, is shutting down an illegal robocall operation that used veterans, children and first responders to deceptively solicit $110 million in donations. The money was collected through a massive robocall operation by Associated Community Services, also known as ACS. ACS made 1.3… Read more »

Biden choices for CFPB, SEC signal pivot to robust enforcement

January 18, 2021 – President-elect Joe Biden is set to nominate Rohit Chopra, the former student loan ombudsman for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to lead the consumer finance agency. And Biden will tap Gary Gensler, the former chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, to run the Securities and Exchange Commission. The choice of… Read more »

California Attorney General Leads Multistate Coalition in Friend-of-the-Court Briefs Opposing Trump Administration “Death to Asylum” Rule

December 31, 2020 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Wednesday led a coalition of 22 attorneys general in two amicus briefs in support of two separate challenges to a Trump Administration rule that guts major aspects of the existing asylum system and effectively eliminates the meaningful right to apply for protection in the United… Read more »