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
While we do not know what the political shift brought about by the last election cycle will do with any degree of certainty, the popular perception is that we can expect increased regulatory scrutiny.
March 25, 2021
Though in the marketplace for more than 40 years, the DOWC is not widely well understood, often leading to misrepresentation and inaccurate information about the structural, financial, and tax attributes of this entity type.
March 25, 2021
The documents that dealers use every day can be a danger that can be triggered by various contingencies.
March 17, 2021
Leading business analytics companies combine strengths to help customers empower risk decisions.
March 9, 2021
Expanded learning management system aims to strengthen compliance and improve employee retention.
February 16, 2021
The CFPB recently provided directions to the CEEA that will ensure consumer voices are heard throughout, and at every level, of the Bureau – from rule-making to COVID education to increasing racial equities to punishing bad actors.
February 11, 2021
If dealers observe a modicum of compliance protocols, they can contain almost all regulatory perils. Dealers and their trade organizations are a formidable political force and should be lobbying together.
February 3, 2021
There are many parallels between COVID-19 and compliance, as both are different varieties of disaster and require planning and foresight to address. Lessons learned during this pandemic apply with equal force to compliance issues.
June 30, 2020
Convinced he was framed for financial crimes in Japan, former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn somehow slipped past surveillance and fled to his home in Lebanon.
December 31, 2019
General Motors has sued Fiat Chrysler in federal court, alleging FCA bribed United Auto Workers officials to secure concessions that included an undue share of lower-wage workers.
November 21, 2019
An attorney representing hundreds of former Chrysler franchisees in a $1 billion lawsuit against the federal government plans to file an appeal that could make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
November 12, 2019
The U.S. PIRG Education Fund issued a damning report after finding one in every nine used vehicles for sale at 28 AutoNation-owned locations in 12 states is subject to an open recall.
October 16, 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed AB 179, enacting new dealer protections against below-market warranty reimbursement rates and OEM-ordered facility upgrades. The bill also allows dealers to issue recall notices without violating new data privacy rules.
October 15, 2019