Included in the event registration, all attendees will be eligible to sign up and take the ACE certification exam in one of four disciplines: F&I Specialist, Sales Management Specialist, Compliance Officer, and ACE’s newest offering, Safeguards Specialist.
February 2, 2022
Commission unanimously finds Traffic Jam Events violated the law with false claims about affiliation with government stimulus program and deceptive prize mailings.
January 31, 2022
You can create a simple test deal file and pop quiz to administer during the interview process that will tell you how compliant the applicant really is, vis-a-vis your compliance standards.
January 19, 2022
Join Automotive Compliance Education, Feb. 13–16, for three days dedicated to increasing sales and efficiencies within the dealership, with an eye towards doing things compliantly.
January 18, 2022
While the road less traveled may not be the quickest path to our metaphorical destination, in the compliance world, both the destination and all other charges should be clearly and accurately disclosed and acknowledged by the consumer.
January 10, 2022
Let’s review the important parts to an effective menu process, a component of the dealer’s playbook.
January 5, 2022
Don’t let lame excuses for non-compliance derail your dealer’s efforts.
November 30, 2021
By providing certification, regular video updates and an annual recertification exam, the ACE Safeguards Specialist Certification Program is intended to help dealers meet the new Safeguards requirements.
November 16, 2021
A knowledgeable compliance officer talks the talk and walks the walk.
October 28, 2021
Agency updates Safeguards Rule to better protect the American public from breaches and cyberattacks that lead to identity theft and other financial losses.
October 27, 2021
At a car dealership, everyone should be trained to recognize the signs of money laundering – and to understand the full context of a transaction.
July 26, 2021
We’re just beginning to see the story of data privacy and big tech play out, and it’s important to stay aware of how market and economic dynamics, shifts in consumer behavior, marketing trends, and technology advances can impact your dealership.
June 10, 2021
Implementing pricing guidelines is not a guarantee that the regulators will stay away, but properly implemented and managed, it should provide a plausible defense of your F&I pricing practices.
April 29, 2021
As we enter a new administration, dealers will need to continue navigating new sales processes while also reverting their attention to risk management and government regulators. Let’s take a look at the likely highest risk areas and discuss a plan to mitigate them.
April 14, 2021
We all know that terminating an employee may lead to a charge of discrimination. But it can happen at the other end of the employment lifecycle, too – the hiring process.
March 31, 2021