What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Except if it’s a conference recap. I’m back from the 2017 American Financial Services Association Independents Exposition, and feeling inspired by the insights delivered by the expo’s speakers, as well as by the people and organizations I met along the way. Thanks to those who worked on stage […]
Month: April 2017
Remember Compli’s Definitive Guide to Workforce Compliance for Auto Dealers? Of course you do. Our 70-page handbook (which you can download for free here) was one of our most exhaustive resources to date, featuring infographics, worksheets, checklists, and more. Based on the feedback we’ve heard, our readers’ favorite part of the Definitive Guide has to […]
Ask anyone who does it for a living: In 2017, compliance is a complicated job. Add compliance tasks to an infamously thorny business— selling cars —and you’re looking at something that resembles a Rube Goldberg machine in terms of complex, interlocking parts.
Independence is the ability to live life on your own terms: to be able to do whatever you want—whenever, wherever, and however you want to do it. As Americans, we tend to prize and celebrate our independence (and not just on the 4th of July). We’ve embraced technology, such as video conferencing and smartphones, that […]
At its core, compliance is really about doing the right thing. But who gets to decide what’s right and wrong? The legislators who drafted the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act knew what they were doing when they wrote that lenders and financial service providers were prohibited from engaging in “unfair, deceptive, and […]
For transportation companies experiencing driver shortages and high rates of employee turnover, an “all-comers” attitude only makes sense… right? Not quite. You could be missing opportunities to speak to the needs of an underused and undervalued working population. Instead of attempting to engage any and all qualified truckers, your company stands to grow by explicitly […]
Here’s a new motto for your compliance department: It’s in the reports, or it didn’t happen.
About 6 months ago, a federal court ruled that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is overseen by a single director, has an “unconstitutional” structure. At the time, we laid out a few possible scenarios for the agency’s future, and posed the question: What’s next? As it happens, this is what was next. Last month, […]
Tom Hudson of Hudson Cook stopped by this week to discuss how your dealership advertising may be in violation of the FTC and Regulation Z. Here’s what he had to say:
You can’t spell “trucking compliance” without “caring.” Try and you’ll end up with “tukomplince,” which sounds like some trendy Amazonian superfruit or an impossible yoga position.