The National Association of Attorneys General’s biennial Consumer Protection Conference always provides a fascinating deep dive into the minds and priorities of state attorney general consumer protection staff, and of the leaders who run the day-to-day investigations and litigations that most directly impact companies. The May 24, 2022 meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina, attended by representatives from 42 states, DC, and four territories, was no exception.
In this first of four panel discussions held at the 2022 NAAG Spring Conference, three sitting AGs discussed the most pressing and cutting-edge consumer protection issues they are confronting. They also addressed head-on the recent controversial allegations that NAAG has become a partisan institution promoting anti-business litigation, with speakers from both the public and private spheres countering those assertions with specific details on how the states coordinate their activities and how NAAG’s Consumer Protection Committee actually operates.
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