Volume 5, Number 4

April 27, 2011

Presidential Initiative Lays Groundwork For New Consumer Protection Efforts
Karen Cordry, Bankruptcy Counsel
When he became president of the National Association of Attorneys General in June 2010, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced that the focus of his year-long Presidential Initiative would be developing a productive partnership between the state Attorneys General and the newly-created federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) to fight financial fraud against the nation’s consumers.
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AG Employee Spotlight
During a NAAG Public Information Officer (PIO) seminar Jan Schaefer took the Myers-Briggs personality test and it revealed she was equally introverted and extroverted. That is certainly true regarding her role as the PIO in the Mississippi Office of the Attorney General.
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Join Us in Chicago for the NAAG Summer Meeting
You won’t get a better meeting offer than Chicago in June at an historic hotel with a speaker lineup that includes Author Scott Turow, Judge Richard Posner, and Supreme Court experts Paul Clement of King Spalding and Pamela Karlan of Stanford Law School.
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NAAG Member News
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is lending the expertise and professional skills of Maryland Deputy Counsel Janet Bush Handy to appear as co-counsel with the Guam Attorney General’s Office in one of the largest condemnation cases on Guam, and the only condemnation case on Guam relating to a landfill.
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NAAG Donation to Japan Relief Fund
On March 31, the NAAG Mission Foundation made a $25,000 donation in the name of the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) to the American Red Cross for disaster relief in Japan. The JBC in Washington, D.C. has rented office space for six years from the Mission Foundation.
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NAGTRI Co-Sponsors Charities Conference
Fifty-one charities regulators from 35 states and America Samoa gathered at Columbia University in New York City March 24 and 25 to learn about new technological advances that impact investigatory techniques and nonprofit fundraising.
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