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On January 13, a coalition of 39 state attorneys general — led by AGs from Pennsylvania, Washington, Illinois, Massachusetts, and California — reached a settlement with student loan servicer Navient over allegedly unfair, deceptive, and abusive student loan origination and servicing practices. The $1.8 billion settlement will undoubtedly draw eyes, but perhaps just as important

In early March, New York State Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Corporation Counsel John E. Johnson announced a $105 million settlement against a hedge fund manager for tax evasion. The New York authorities were alerted to the potential of fraud in October 2018 by a whistleblower lawsuit brought under New York’s False

The Illinois legislature has been surging with new legislation the past couple of months. Among the flurry of laws created in what has been described as the most momentous legislative session in decades is a privacy statute that regulates an ever-growing issue in HR: the use of artificial intelligence, or “AI,” in the hiring process.