Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Dealer Practices to be Scrutinized by the FTC and CFPB

“Bottom-Feeders” to Be the First Scrutinized...

By: Thomas Hudson

When you are a lawyer, it seems that all your friends insist on telling you every lawyer joke they hear. One of my favorite recent ones: “What’s the difference between a lawyer and a carp?” The answer, after my obligatory “I give up” was, “One’s a scum-sucking bottom-feeder, and the other one’s just a fish.”

I immediately thought of that one when I read that Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz, in a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, used the term “bottom-feeder” in describing the FTC’s agenda for the coming year in light of the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), with which the FTC will share enforcement authority over financial services companies.

Read the rest of this excellent article here: http://www.autodealermonthly.com/79/4078/ARTICLE/Dealer-Practices-to-be-Scrutinized-by-the-FTC-and-CFPB.aspx

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