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FTC Looking at Dealers for Safeguards Rule Compliance

by Michael G. Charapp On June 7, 2012, the FTC announced that it had agreed on terms of a consent order with a Georgia Toyota dealer stemming from the dealer’s failure to maintain adequate control of its customer information as required by the FTC Safeguards Rule.  The FTC charged that the dealer had violated its […]

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Dealers Be Careful of Exotic Doc Fees and Processing Fees

By Michael G. Charapp For the last two decades, dealer doc fees and processing fees have been hot button issues for plaintiff lawyers seeking to sue dealers. As recently as a month ago, the Supreme Court of Arkansas issued a decision that a dealer who is paid doc fees for filling in forms is engaged […]

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