California Public Utilities Commission Issues Proposal that Would Approve an Uber Sexual Harassment Reporting Agreement and $9 Million for Its Required Safety Initiatives

By Riley Minkoff On October 29, 2021, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued proposed rulemaking decision R.12-12-011, a proposal that would approve a settlement agreement with Uber on the reporting of data on sexual harassment and assault.  The agreement Continue reading

Department of Insurance Enforces Regulations Over Bail Bonds as Discussions of Reform Move Forward

By Hannah Ohman On July 15, 2020, the Department of Insurance (DOI) issued a press release stating that an investigation by the Department of an unlicensed immigration bond company led to a $5.5 million settlement. After an investigation and subsequent Continue reading

Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Bankruptcy Case, In re PG&E, Case No. 19-30088-DM (Bankr. N.D. Cal.), Has Reached Monetary Settlements and Governor-Approved Reorganization Agreements

By Strider Kachelein On February 27, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), pursuant to a settlement agreement, imposed a $2.137 billion fine on Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to cover state expenditures and corrective actions with respect to Continue reading

Board of Pharmacy Fines and Disciplines AmerisourceBergen for “Excessive” Opioid Shipments

By Stephanie Mendivil On January 22, 2020, the Board adopted a Stipulated Settlement and Disciplinary Order which fined AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation for shipping “excessive” amounts of opioids and other controlled substances to pharmacies across California. The Board also publicly reproved Continue reading

Department of Business Oversight settles with TitleMax of California, Inc. on disciplinary charges

By James D. Colleran On December 16, 2019, the Department of Business Oversight (DBO) announced that it entered into a settlement agreement with TitleMax of California, a subsidiary of the nationwide financial lender TitleMax, which operates 65 California Financing Law Continue reading