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StubHub Agrees to Honor Money-Back Guarantee for COVID-19-Related Event Cancellations

A bipartisan group of 11 AGs, led by Maryland AG Brian Frosh, reached a settlement with online ticket reseller StubHub, Inc. to resolve allegations that StubHub violated state consumer protection laws by refusing to issue refunds to ticketholders for events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bipartisan Group of Attorneys General Seeks to Increase Consumer Protections for Distance Education Students

A bipartisan group of 25 AGs, led by Maryland AG Brian Frosh, sent a letter to the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (“NC-SARA”)—which oversees reciprocity agreements joined by 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and sets standards and policies for participating institutions—urging it to institute stronger…

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Republican Candidate Announces Run for Maryland Attorney General

Former prosecutor Jim Shalleck, who is currently an attorney in private practice, is seeking the Republican nomination for Maryland AG in the 2022 election. Incumbent two-term Democratic AG Brian Frosh has not yet announced whether he will seek reelection. To “meet” the state AGs across the nation and read more AG election news and insights,…

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Supreme Court Sides with Energy Companies on Technical Grounds in Climate Liability Case

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 7-1 opinion in BP PLC v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, Case No. 19-1189, ruling that the Fourth Circuit erred in failing to consider all jurisdictional arguments from defendants BP and other energy companies when determining whether the case was rightly remanded from federal court back to state…

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Maryland Attorney General Secures $18 Million Settlement from RMBS Underwriter

Maryland AG Brian Frosh reached a settlement with a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Scotland, RBS Financial Products, Inc. (“RBSFP”), to resolve allegations that it misled investors in its packaging and underwriting of residential mortgage-backed securities (“RMBS”) in violation of the Maryland Securities Act.

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