Authored by attorneys Thomas B. Hudson, Michael Benoit, Ralph Rohner and the attorneys of Hudson Cook LLP, 'CARLAW F&I Legal Desk Book (7th 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.
July 25, 2017
The magazine’s legal wiz says regulations don’t offer much guidance when it comes to F&I menu usage. But he says there’s an unofficial rule F&I managers should consider.
December 19, 2014
The senior partner at Hudson Cook and columnist for F&I and Showroom was honored on Oct. 7 at an auto finance conference in Las Vegas.
October 28, 2014
The magazine’s resident legal wiz revisits the FTC’s standard for deception in response to the agency’s crackdown on false advertising.
March 11, 2014
The former CFPB executive once described as a ‘valuable conduit between the CFPB and the industry’ has joined Hudson Cook LLP as a partner in the firm’s Portland, Maine, office.
January 28, 2014
It’s easy enough to dismiss attorneys as threats to your livelihood, but the magazine’s legal wiz says not all lawyers are gunning for dealers.
October 10, 2012
The Internet has made out-of-state sales a day-to-day occurrence. But the magazine’s legal insider says there are some precautions dealers need to consider.
August 10, 2012
The magazine’s resident legal expert lays out a checklist of considerations your store needs to make before installing an F&I video-recording system.
June 8, 2012
Can the FTC balance what consumer advocates want and what industry reps say
is needed? The magazine’s legal wiz says that time will tell.
June 6, 2011
The magazine’s Legal columnist answered some questions about the Dodd-Frank legislation — and raised several more of his own — during an hour-long presentation at the F&I Conference and Expo.
November 1, 2010
Can you raise the price of a vehicle to cover a high bank fee? Get that answer and more from the magazine’s legal expert.
October 1, 2010
Washington is working overtime these days, so expect 2010 to be a bumpy ride on the regulatory front.
February 1, 2010
One amendment down, many more to go as automotive dealers face potentially disruptive new regulations.
December 1, 2009
There are always two sides to any story and this business always benefits from a little intellectual tug of war. That’s why I’ve invited the Center for Responsible Lending’s Josh Frank and Delvin Davis to share the center’s views on HR 2309.
August 1, 2009
When Consumer Protection Goes Wrong
July 1, 2009