On Oct. 17, ExxonMobil asked a federal judge in Texas, Ed Kinkeade, to stop the abusive behavior of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman by tossing out the subpoena that Schneiderman served on Exxon as part of its investigation of the company for supposedly lying to the public about catastrophic, man-induced climate change.
In the most recent example, eight AGs signed a letter calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to go even further with its already onerous proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rule. This in effect already happens, yet the CFPB is mandating an exhausting and paperwork-intensive process that will result in consumers turning to less savory sources for loans, as they have neither the time nor the patience to fill out paperwork for a $500 loan as if they are applying for a million dollar mortgage.
The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced that Sugar Ray Leonard (pictured) will be one of the keynote speakers at the organization's 83rd annual Conclave in April in Los Angeles. "Mr. Leonard's endurance, drive, and record-breaking success are a source of inspiration for millions," said Ruth Batson, CEO of AGS and AGS Laboratories, in a statement.
Attorneys general from 17 states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a circuit court's approval of a class action settlement agreement that leaves over 90 percent of the class with nothing while the lawyers get an outsized, 60 percent share of the settlement fund. "We're grateful that 17 state attorneys general care enough about their consumers to ask the Supreme Court to intervene to stop abusive class-action practices and resolve the circuit split created by the Sixth Circuit," said Ted Frank , director of CEI's Center for Class Action Fairness.
With the regular season winding down, UC Davis will compete in its final road games of the season when the Aggies travel to No. 18 Stanford Friday night and Pacific on Sunday. On Sept. 30, Stanford squeaked by UC Davis after scoring the game-winner in double overtime; last Friday saw Pacific snap a 2-2 tie with eight seconds remaining in regulation.
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TRADESPARENT provides a platform-independent Risk Management Solution for commodity traders & processors that supports the analysis of commodity-related risk, margins and performance primarily in the ags and softs space. Norbert Verhagen (Managing Director) told me that it too is seeing an uptick in activity and that led us into a long discussion about the virtues of an cross-platform risk platform versus relying on CTRM solutions or spreadsheets.
On the heels of last week's federal court order subjecting Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and parties involved in the #ExxonKnew campaign to judicial scrutiny, yesterday ExxonMobil asked a federal court to join the Green 20 ringleader - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman - as a defendant in the case and invalidate the subpoena he issued in 2015.
The UC Davis football team welcomed alumni and current athletes back to Aggie Stadium for Homecoming last Saturday as they snapped a four-game losing streak by defeating the University of Northern Colorado Bears, 34-21, in their first Big Sky Conference victory of the season. UC Davis broke tradition this year and held the annual Hall of Fame induction at Homecoming instead of in the spring, honoring six former Aggies for their athletic achievements at the half - volleyball player Jill Changaris, football's Jason Hairston, gymnast Tanya Ho, wrestler Derek Moore, gymnast Jon Trunk, swimmer Scott Weltz and former associate athletics director Larry Swanson.
Two former Kansas attorneys general urged voters Monday to retain all five members of the Kansas Supreme Court on the Nov. 8 ballot and take a stand against politicization of the state's top appellate court. Republican Bob Stephan and Democrat Steve Six said advocates of dispatching Justices Caleb Stegall, Lawton Nuss, Marla Luckert, Carol Beier and Dan Biles were intent on undermining the judicial branch's authority.
Earlier this year Ms. Healey launched an investigation into whether or not ExxonMobil had "buried" its internal research into the impact of greenhouse gas [GHG] emissions on the global climate in the 1970s and 1980s, joining similar investigations brought by other Democratic state attorneys generals [AG] and spearheaded by New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, (SAN) has granted a general fiat to State Attorneys General to prosecute Federal offences in their respective states on his behalf. Isah quoted the AGF as giving the directive in his opening address at the occasion of the meeting of the Body of Attorneys General on the proposed National Policy on Prosecutors in Nigeria, jointly organized by the Federal Ministry of Justice in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Abuja.