Ellison announces lawsuit against ExxonMobil, Koch Industries, American Petroleum

June 24, 2020 – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced on Wednesday he had filed a consumer protection lawsuit against oil companies that he claims defrauded Minnesotans about climate change. The lawsuit against ExxonMobil, Koch Industries and the American Petroleum Institute includes claims for fraud, failure to warn and separate violations of Minnesota statutes that… Read more »

CCPA: California Attorney General Releases Final Proposed Regulations

June 18, 2020 – On June 1, 2020, the California Attorney General’s office released the third and final set of CCPA proposed regulations (available here). Below, we provide information about the final proposed regulations and enforcement actions. The CCPA, or the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, gives California consumers certain rights to learn about… Read more »

11 attorneys general seek probe into meatpacking industry for price-fixing

May 6, 2020 – The attorneys general for 11 Midwestern states urged the Justice Department on Tuesday to pursue a federal investigation into market concentration and potential price-fixing by meatpackers in the cattle industry during the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, the state attorneys general noted that the domestic… Read more »