MORTGAGE SERVICING ISSUES

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has secured more than $11 million in relief for Floridians harmed as a result of Ocwen’s alleged improper mortgage servicing practices.

FAIR AND FREE ELECTION

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced an initiative in his office to combat election interference in November and guarantee a peaceful transition of power.

CONSUMER PROTECTION

Oregon Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum announced a $5.5 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. for deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. The Companies will donate $3.5 for women’s health services.

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody in cooperation with Honda, has initiated a consumer incentive program to repair and replace exceptionally dangerous airbags in certain Honda and Acura vehicles.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined a coalition of 20 state attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to address significant issues of antitrust and anticompetitive pharmaceutical agreements involving AbbVie Inc.

BIG TECH

Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes  announced that Utah is joining the attorneys general in 48 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico in a multistate, bipartisan investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices in accordance with state and federal antitrust laws.