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Providers’ Responsibility for Dealer Compliance

Providers’ Responsibility for Dealer Compliance

I was in the office of a large and successful F&I agent not long ago, and he bemoaned the need to take on duties related to dealer compliance. “I know I have to do it because all of my competitors are doing it. I need to do it to compete. But when did it become … Read More »

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Lawn Mowers, Kill Switches and the Future of Compliance

Lawn Mowers, Kill Switches and the Future of Compliance

The easiest way to predict the future accurately is to wait until it happens and be the first to announce it. This is aided, in part, by the fact that homo sapiens, as a species, don’t have an impressive track record when it comes to learning from the past. This means that history tends to … Read More »

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Understanding Warranties

Understanding Warranties

An issue came across my desk recently concerning a featured disclosure which should always appear in buyer’s order, retail installment sale contracts and lease contracts. This disclosure is a disclaimer, a disclaimer of several types of warranties. It also became apparent, in my further discussions with various people in the industry, that there is confusion … Read More »

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Checklists, Word Clouds and a Bright Future

Checklists, Word Clouds and a Bright Future

It could be said that compliance is long, life is short, and success is very far off, if one wished to recast an old adage for the automotive world. But there could be wise shortcuts for your dealer clients if they would pay heed to the key trends in the legislature and the types of … Read More »

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Grand Theft Auto and the Law of Agency

Grand Theft Auto and the Law of Agency

It was the summer of 1980 and I was working for a local construction company to earn money before I shipped off for my freshman year of college. At that time, the four Ganther siblings (I was No. 3 on the seniority list) shared use of one “kids’ car,” a red 1969 VW Beetle named … Read More »

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Zones of Compliance

Zones of Compliance

Unlike love, compliance at a dealership is not a many-splendored thing, but it is certainly many-faceted. Discrete facets of compliance include sexual harassment, advertising, human resources, sales, F&I, environmental, health and safety (EH&S), data security, taxation, and the list goes on. Sometimes it is helpful to organize all of these issues into what I call … Read More »

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