Category Archives: Truth in Lending Act

Guest Contributor Jim Radogna: Dealer Fees Under Attack


By Jim Radogna. Two recent actions for alleged dealer fee violations in South Carolina and Indiana are a potential cause for concern in other states due to the likelihood of copycat legal actions. While these states had no caps on … Continue reading

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Why do Auto Dealers Purchase Limited Truth in Lending Coverage?


By Greg Johnson. Why do dealerships keep purchasing statutory errors and omissions coverage that is not likely to protect the dealership if it is sued by a customer for truth in lending violations? I’ve been handling dealership insurance coverage disputes … Continue reading

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Dealership Arranged Financing: The Indirect Auto Lending Process


By Greg Johnson. This article addresses the indirect auto lending process (a/k/a “dealer arranged financing”). While the article relies heavily on cases I have defended for dealerships here in Minnesota, the same process is involved across the nation. In Minnesota, … Continue reading

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Auto Dealers & Regulatory Compliance: If the FTC Comes Knocking


 Dealerships have become subject to increased regulation and enforcement, particularly in the areas of consumer advertising, consumer finance and consumer privacy. I recently posted an article to this blog entitled: Auto Dealer Arranged Financing: 51 Laws a Dealer Must Know. … Continue reading

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Auto Dealer Arranged Financing: 51 Laws Dealers Must Know


By Greg Johnson. It’s no secret that auto dealerships have become subject to increased regulation over the past several years, primarily in the areas of consumer advertising, consumer finance and consumer privacy. Although the recession of 2007-2009 was primarily related … Continue reading

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Speaking at Automotive Dealer Subprime Sales Success Workshop on April 7-8th in Atlanta, Georgia.


I will be a speaker at the Automotive Dealer Subprime Sales Success workshop on April 7-8th in Atlanta, Georgia. I will be speaking on two related topics.  First, about F&I compliance and class action litigation issues (spot delivery, acquisition fees, … Continue reading

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Auto Dealer-Arranged Financing: When must TIL Disclosures be Provided?


By Greg Johnson. I recently posted an article, “Auto Dealer-Arranged Financing and the Truth in Lending Act: Understanding the Basics.”  This is one of several posts that get more specific. Under the federal Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”), 15 U.S.C. § … Continue reading

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