State Attorneys General play an increasingly important and powerful role in enforcing consumer protection laws and establishing public health standards impacting broad swaths of business. They are the primary enforcers of consumer protection laws within their state and hold sweeping powers to protect the public they serve by launching investigations and litigation alone or in multi-state actions involving numerous states and territories across the country.

Please join Kelley Drye State Attorneys General practice Co-Chair Paul Singer, Senior Associate Beth Chun and Abby Stempson, Director of the Center for Consumer Protection, National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) for State Attorneys General 101. This webinar will cover the basics of State AG consumer protection powers, what to expect if you find yourself a target of attorneys general investigation, how to look to state attorneys general to stop improper actions of competitors, and more. Discussion topics include:

What powers do State AGs have, and how did they get their positions?

How do AGs set their consumer protection priorities?

So a State AG contacted you, now what?
 
  1. What to expect for next steps

  2. Red flags that State AGs may look for

  3. When should you contact outside counsel

Your competition is playing unfair and you want it stopped! What to do?
 
  1. Effective State AG outreach strategies

  2. Pros and Cons of reporting others

  3. When should you contact outside counsel

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