It’s time to take out our annual crystal ball and see what are likely to be hot compliance issues for auto dealers in 2020. Remember that 2020 is an election year. Many state Attorneys General are running for re-election and a big splash enforcement action against an auto dealer is almost a regular campaign event to attract consumer support and consumer plaintiff attorneys’ campaign contributions.
Randy Henrick is a leading auto industry compliance consultant. This article is not intended as legal or compliance advice due to the unique nature of a dealer's situation in each state. Randy's articles do provide issues and best practices that you may want to discuss with your attorney or compliance advisor for possible adoption in your dealership. Email Randy at AutoDealerCompliance@gmail.com