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Game Almost Over

With the CFPB’s controversial guidance officially repealed, the editor delves into what the bureau was really after in its targeting of dealer participation.

May 30, 2018

With the CFPB’s controversial guidance officially repealed, the editor delves into what the bureau was really after in its targeting of dealer participation.

Tags: auto finance, CFPB, compliance, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, dealer participation, guidance, markdowns, markups

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Wednesday, May 30, 2018 3:33 PM | » Comments(1)

Who Will Take Up the CFPB's Torch?

The CFPB’s acting director tells state regulators there will no longer be ‘regulation by enforcement,” but the editor believes there’s a long list of regulators waiting to take up the torch.

March 12, 2018

The CFPB’s acting director tells state regulators there will no longer be ‘regulation by enforcement,” but the editor believes there’s a long list of regulators waiting to take up the torch.

Tags: attorney general, auto finance, CFPB, compliance, F&I manager, National Association of Attorneys General

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Monday, March 12, 2018 3:45 PM | » Comments(0)

Rescinding the CFPB’s Auto Finance Guidance

January 4, 2018

The editor debunks a few myths about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, then explains why the industry is on the brink of repealing the bureau’s auto finance guidance.

Tags: CFPB, Finance, Regulations

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Thursday, January 4, 2018 10:57 AM | » Comments(1)

Are the CFPB’s Days Numbered?

Can President-elect Donald Trump really deliver on his promise to ‘dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act’? The editor’s regulatory insiders say that outcome, while possible, is highly unlikely.

December 6, 2016

Can President-elect Donald Trump really deliver on his promise to ‘dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act’? The editor’s regulatory insiders say that outcome, while possible, is highly unlikely.

Tags: CFPB, Dodd-Frank Act, Regulations, Vehicle Sales

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Tuesday, December 6, 2016 11:59 AM | » Comments(0)

Get Certified, Get Trained

The editor responds to some of the chatter he’s hearing about the CFPB turning its attention toward F&I products. He then reveals why readers need to register for this month’s Compliance Summit.

July 28, 2016

The editor responds to some of the chatter he’s hearing about the CFPB turning its attention toward F&I products. He then reveals why readers need to register for this month’s Compliance Summit.

Tags: auto finance, CFPB, Compliance Summit, F&I manager, National Automobile Dealers Association

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:18 AM | » Comments(0)

Outing the CFPB

The House Financial Services Committee’s decision to release confidential CFPB documents was a big win for the industry. But will it be enough to stop the bureau’s attack on dealer participation?

January 11, 2016

The House Financial Services Committee’s decision to release confidential CFPB documents was a big win for the industry. But will it be enough to stop the bureau’s attack on dealer participation?

Tags: Ally Financial, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Dodd-Frank Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, NADA, National Automobile Dealers Association

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Monday, January 11, 2016 1:44 PM | » Comments(0)

Interview With the Regulator

After stumbling out of the gate in his long-awaited interview with a former CFPB official, the editor discovers the regulator was more than willing to talk.

April 30, 2014

After stumbling out of the gate in his long-awaited interview with a former CFPB official, the editor discovers the regulator was more than willing to talk.

Tags: CFPB, compliance, Rick Hackett

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10:03 AM | » Comments(0)

The CFPB Strikes

The CFPB’s first strike on rate participation came 11 days short of the New Year. Unfortunately, its 13-page complaint leaves many questions unanswered.

January 17, 2014

The CFPB’s first strike on rate participation came 11 days short of the New Year. Unfortunately, its 13-page complaint leaves many questions unanswered.

Tags: Ally Financial, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, discrimination

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Friday, January 17, 2014 2:38 PM | » Comments(3)

Change in Programming

The editor travels to the magazine’s annual conference with news that one of his key insiders landed on the CFPB’s watch list.

November 15, 2013

The editor travels to the magazine’s annual conference with news that one of his key insiders landed on the CFPB’s watch list.

Tags: CFPB, Industry Summit, NADA

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Friday, November 15, 2013 11:29 AM | » Comments(1)

Stick With the Process

August 7, 2013

Between zero percent financing and looming regulatory changes, F&I managers have reason to worry. The editor weighs in with advice he learned in the batting cages.

Tags: CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, F&I managers, Regulations

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Wednesday, August 7, 2013 11:26 AM | » Comments(3)

Actions Speak Louder

July 16, 2013

The editor wonders if the departure of another director will weaken the CFPB. The latest news indicates the auto finance industry could suffer the most.

Tags: CFPB, Gregory Arroyo, Richard Hackett

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Tuesday, July 16, 2013 8:12 AM | » Comments(1)

A Change in Station

May 15, 2013

Tired of talking about the CFPB, the editor offers a few thoughts on what he thinks is a great opportunity to better connect with car buyers.

Tags: automotive, CFPB, Done Deal, Gregory Arroyo, infotainment, Pandora

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Wednesday, May 15, 2013 1:30 PM | » Comments(1)

Unified Front

March 20, 2013

Regulators are looking at our business, but the editor doesn’t think we have anything to fear — that’s if we’re ready to become part of the solution.

Tags: AFSA, auto dealer, auto finance, CFPB, FTC, Gregory Arroyo, NADA, Regulators

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Wednesday, March 20, 2013 11:54 AM | » Comments(0)

Regulators Reach Out

The CFPB has offered its first invitation to the auto finance segment, and the editor has a few thoughts for the agency — if it would just return his calls.

January 18, 2013

The CFPB has offered its first invitation to the auto finance segment, and the editor has a few thoughts for the agency — if it would just return his calls.

Tags: CFPB, F&I process, Gregory Arroyo

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Friday, January 18, 2013 10:26 AM | » Comments(1)

Watch for the Newsmaker

June 7, 2012

Dealers are looking over their shoulders for signs of federal regulators, and rightly so. But the greater threat lives closer to home.

Tags: BHPH dealer, CFPB, compliance, Dodd-Frank Act, Done Deal, F&I, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Manas Mohapatra, regulation

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Thursday, June 7, 2012 3:29 PM | » Comments(1)

Under the Microscope

Word of a recent newspaper article on the world of BHPH dealers had the editor up in arms — well, until he read the story.

December 1, 2011

Word of a recent newspaper article on the world of BHPH dealers had the editor up in arms — well, until he read the story.

Tags: bhph, buy here, CFPB, compliance, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, pay here

Author: Gregory Arroyo | Posted @ Thursday, December 1, 2011 2:40 PM | » Comments(1)

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Gregory Arroyo

Executive Editor

Gregory Arroyo serves as editorial director for F&I and Showroom and Auto Dealer Today magazines.

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