HANOVER, Md. — CounselorLibrary.com, the publisher of automobile financing and leasing legal compliance services, has updated its popular "F&I Legal Desk Book." The book, written by Thomas B. Hudson and the lawyers of Hudson Cook LLP, gives readers 360 things to know about auto dealer finance laws and regulations.

CARLAW F&I Legal Desk Book (3rd edition) – The Answer Book for Finance and Insurance Professionals,” presents a law-by-law, regulation-by-regulation guide through the legal maze that dealers face every day. This edition features updated information in many chapters and a completely new section on the Dodd – Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Each chapter of the 365-page book is authored by a Hudson Cook lawyer whose day-in, day-out practice involves that chapter’s subject matter. The format for each chapter is a straightforward “Q and A,” designed to address the everyday compliance issues that dealers face. The book includes Internet links through CounselorLibrary.com, so readers can find the actual laws and regulations discussed in each chapter.

CARLAW F&I Legal Desk Book (3rd edition)” is the winner of the Axiom Business Book Award and continues to be designated as the official text book for the Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals’ Certified F&I Professional Program. 

The book costs $49.95, plus shipping and handling. To order, go to www.counselorlibrary.com/ (click on “Products” tab).