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2203, 2019

Forecast Calls for Compliance

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Federal Trade Commission|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published February 15, 2019, Dealer's Voice - In the compliance world, it’s impossible to prepare for every possibility. However, you can look for trends and leanings and bet on outcomes. [...]

2203, 2019

Play by the Book

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Published February 15, 2019, Dealer's Voice - Most plaintiffs suing dealerships list as many violations as possible in the hope that at least one will stick. In a recent case, [...]

2602, 2019

Mind the GAP

By |February 26th, 2019|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Published February 15, 2019, Dealer's Voice - GAP policies are often important to auto credit customers, especially those who can't afford to continue making payments when their cars are total [...]

611, 2018

Automated Voicemail Drops: Grey Area in Federal Law

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

I have observed over the years that third-party vendors in the retail automotive industry show a great deal of ingenuity in coming up with “new” and “innovative” products that are [...]

511, 2018

Vehicle Damage Disclosure

By |November 5th, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Weaponry|Tags: , , , |

Damaged vehicles can come into your dealership inventory in many ways. They can be damaged in transport, during test drives, on loan or rental to customers, or through staff error. [...]

211, 2018

The Power of Positive Disruption

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , |

“Disruption” is all the rage in the tech world. For established businesses, disruption is generally bad. It upsets the work force and takes management’s focus from the primary goal – [...]