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The Price of Compliance Is Going Up. Sorry.

The Price of Compliance Is Going Up. Sorry.

Recent revisions to the federal Safeguards Rule cement the need for a compliance officer in every dealership. Whether their duties are performed by an employee or outsourced, satisfying the new requirement is going to cost your store thousands of dollars per month.

August 29, 2019

Take a S.W.O.T. at Success

Given the many changes taking place in the F&I field, the AFIP’s executive director says a little self-inspection is in order if you hope to win the F&I trifecta.

May 4, 2015

Preparing for the Advertising Police

Brave New World

The fed and consumer advocates are at it again. The magazine’s legal expert tackles the latest attacks on finance reserve and spot deliveries.

February 1, 2011

Is That Legal?

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

A Bona-Fide Defense

A Bona-Fide Defense

What exactly does the Federal Trade Commission mean by ‘bona fide’ or ‘good faith’? With the Red Flags Rule set to go live this month, dealer compliance expert provides the answer.

June 1, 2010

Industry on the Rebound

Industry on the Rebound

The mood at this year’s Vehicle Finance Conference was much improved, and lenders are looking to become active once again. However, they will do so with more caution this time around.

April 1, 2010

New Credit Rules Decoded

Risk-Based Pricing Rules represent the latest in consumer-protection regulations, but they aren’t easy to decipher. Compliance expert breaks down the rules and offers some guidance.

March 1, 2010

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Washington is working overtime these days, so expect 2010 to be a bumpy ride on the regulatory front.

February 1, 2010

Raising the Odds

Three compliance experts attempt to map out a dealer’s best-chance deal. In the end, all roads lead back to compliance.

February 1, 2010

Time to Uphold Our Job Requirement

The verdict on the impact of the Fed's new rule is still out, but its requirements might just be what the doctor ordered for our business.

February 1, 2010

Rebooting the Robocall Rule

When the FTC revised its telemarketing rule, it did so to curb the use of robocalls. Compliance expert breaks down the changes.

December 1, 2009

Pulling the Trigger

Trigger leads can be an effective and relatively inexpensive way to bring in new customers. But like any other marketing tool, there are rules to follow and pros and cons to consider.

November 1, 2009

Before Taking the Plunge…

Legal columnist Thomas B. Hudson reviews five items a dealership's related finance company should have in place before it begins buying contracts.

September 1, 2009

Say Hello to Your New Customer

I asked the question several times while walking the show floor at the National Automobile Dealers Association’s convention in New Orleans. But it was obvious no one was ready to put their finger on when this economic crisis will turn the corner.

March 1, 2009

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