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August 20, 2013 - Industry News

AFSA Launches New Compliance Committee

The traded association's new Operations and Regulatory Compliance Committee will address the policies, guidance, enforcement actions and regulations issued by the federal government and agencies that impact its members.

Tags: AFSA, compliance, Dodd-Frank Act

August 15, 2013 - Industry News

Certegy Settles With FTC for Fair Credit Act Violations

Certegy Check Services Inc. has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Tags: compliance, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Federal Trade Commission

August 1, 2013 - Industry News

Compli and Swan Island Networks Partner for Cyber Security Awareness

Compli and Swan Island Networks integrate Cybero and Complí Portfolio technology for a comprehensive suite of SaaS solutions.

Tags: automotive, Compli, compliance, Cyber Security, dealers, software

April 25, 2013 - Industry News

Compli Wins 2013 GRC Technology Innovation Award

Compli Portfolio beat out more than 45 technology solutions to be named winner in the competition for governance, risk and compliance (GRC).

Tags: Award, Compli, Compli Portfolio, compliance, governance, GRC, risk, technology

February 12, 2013 - Industry News

American Financial Launches Dealer Compliance Initiative

F&I company rolls out robust compliance program designed to help dealerships understand and train their teams on their legal obligations.

Tags: American Financial & Automotive Services, compliance, compliance initiative, Gil Van Over

January 29, 2013 - Industry News

Compli to Unveil New Compliance Tools at 2013 NADA Convention

Compli will unveil at the 2013 NADA Convention and Expo a new SaaS platform for its HR and complaince management software.

Tags: Compli, compliance, NADA, Portfolio, Saas

January 22, 2013 - Industry News Releases Servicemembers Compliance Guide

Compliance Guide — Servicemembers Civil Relief Act by James Chareq is now available. The guide is being published as part of The CARLAW Compliance Series.

Tags: CARLAW, compliance, compliance guide, James Chareq, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

September 6, 2012 - Industry News

TrueCar Revamps Pricing Curve

As TrueCar aims to regain a positive image and win back dealers, the marketing service revamped its pricing curve by eliminating ‘dealer cost.’

Tags: compliance, dealer cost, DMS, pricing curve, Stewart Easterby, TrueCar,

August 16, 2012 - Industry News

[Video] Tip of the Week: How Compliant Is Your Presentation?

United Development Systems’ Gerry Gould gets a little controversial in his newest Tip of the Week. The director of training for United Development Systems talks transparency, ethics and the different between a noncompliant and compliant presentation.

Tags: compliance, F&I Presentation, Gerry Gould, Tip of the Week, UDS, United Development Systems

August 7, 2012 - Industry News

Hudson Cook Adds Eight Attorneys, Opens Three New Offices

Top New England and Tennessee financial services groups join the compliance law firm.

Tags: compliance, Hudson Cook LLP, Tom Hudson

April 5, 2012 - Industry News

FTC Targets Two Auto Loan Modification Companies

The Federal Trade Commission filed charges and requested a U.S. district court to stop the specific practices of two auto loan modification companies operating in California.

Tags: Auto Loans, compliance, FTC, Loan Modification Companies

April 5, 2012 - Industry News

High-End Vehicles Leased to Smugglers Recovered

Federal customs agents recovered a stolen 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia at Los Angeles' port. Photo: USCBP

Federal customs agents seized 20 high-end stolen vehicles at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport. Bound for Asia, the vehicles were leased by several dealerships to smugglers using false identifies.

Tags: compliance, GPS devices, identity theft, Red Flags Rule, Stolen Vehicle

April 3, 2012 - Industry News

DealerTrack Offers Compliance Audits to Subscribers

DealerTrack's new Audit Protect program generates electronic audit reports and offers offline call support to subscribers of the company's compliance solutions.

Tags: compliance, Dealertrack, Federal Trade Commission

March 22, 2012 - Industry News

DealerTrack Helping Calif. Dealers Comply With New Law

DealerTrack Registration and Titling Services Group is helping California dealers comply with a new state law that will take effect in July. It will require that all used vehicle offered for sale have a vehicles history report pulled from the National Motor Vehicle Title and Information System (NMVTIS).

Tags: California, California New Car Dealers Association, compliance, Dealertrack

March 15, 2012 - Industry News

5 Dealers Targeted by FTC for Deceptive Ads

Five car dealers have agreed to Federal Trade Commission settlement orders that require them to stop running ads in which they promise to pay off a consumer's trade-in no matter what the consumer owes on the vehicle.

Tags: compliance, Dealer Advertising, Regulation Z, TILA

March 13, 2012 - Industry News

DealerTrack Announces Sales, F&I Webinars

DealerTrack will host several DealerTrack University webinars on best practices in the areas of mobile, leasing and compliance this month.

Tags: compliance, Dealertrack, leasing, Mobile Applications, mobile solution, training, vehicle leasing

February 15, 2012 - Industry News

RouteOne Introduces Compliance Dashboard

RouteOne LLC introduced the Compliance Dashboard, a free tool that provides dealers with a visual assessment of the dealership's compliance status for all applicable deals.

Tags: business tools, compliance, dealer, digital compliance

January 31, 2012 - Industry News

E-Credit Express Announces Partnership

E-Credit Express Inc. announced that it has integrated Carleton’s SmartDocs and SmartCalcs hosted web services into the company’s lender management platform.

Tags: Carleton, compliance, E-Credit Express, Lender, lender management software

January 17, 2012 - Industry News

TrueCar Unveils Compliance Strategy

TrueCar Inc. announced a nationwide strategy to tackle regulatory compliance issues in an effort to demonstrate its commitment to state regulators, state dealer associations and its dealer partners.

Tags: compliance, TrueCar

January 17, 2012 - Industry News

Compliance Consultants Issue I-9 Laws Warning

Automotive Compliance Consultants announced that dealership management need to make sure that anyone employed after 1986 completes I-9 Employment Verification paperwork as required by law.

Tags: Automotive Compliance Consultants, compliance, hiring

January 5, 2012 - Industry News

Obama Appoints Cordray as CFPB Director

President Obama appointed Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday.

Tags: CFPB, compliance, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Obama administration

January 3, 2012 - Industry News

ACC Reports 12 Percent Increase in 2011 Business

Automotive Compliance Consultants added 50 new dealership clients in the last six months and experienced a 12 percent increase in business last year.

Tags: Automotive Compliance Consultants, compliance, dealer, Equifax, Experian, TransUnion

December 20, 2011 - Industry News

Colorado Puts the Brakes on TrueCar

After hitting an impasse with auto industry skeptics, TrueCar is facing another setback. The embattled company and its dealers were notified by the Colorado Department of Revenue that they could be in violation of five of the state’s advertising rules.

Tags: Colorado, compliance, Legal, marketing, TrueCar, web marketing

December 13, 2011 - Industry News

Experian Automotive Launches Vehicle History Reporting App

Experian Automotive launched a new app for Android and iPhone devices that provides used-car buyers with access to the company’s vehicle history reports.

Tags: compliance, Experian, Mobile Applications, mobile solution, Vehicle History Reports

December 13, 2011 - Industry News

DealerTrack to Host Compliance Webinar

DealerTrack announced it will host a free webinar on the most critical compliance issues dealerships face today.

Tags: compliance, Dealertrack, training