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NJ CAR Dealership Compliance Certification Workshop Scheduled For March 18-19, 2015

Feb 25, 2015

NJ CAR will be hosting its newly updated two-day Dealership Compliance Certification Workshop on March 18-19, 2015. Participants must attend both classes in order to be certified. The 2015 Dealership Compliance Certification has been updated to address a variety of new and emerging compliance issues. The workshop provides every dealership management-level employee with the knowledge they need to ensure compliance with regulations that affect your business, in order to reduce the threat of government fines or private lawsuits.Certification also lets a dealership’s customers know the dealership is committed to professionalism and the highest business standards. It also lets government regulators know that your dealership has made an effort to ensure compliance. This also sends a message that the industry is capable of self-regulation, and burdensome laws and regulations are not needed.The Dealership Compliance Certification Workshop is designed for General Managers, General Sales Managers, Controllers, Office Managers and CFOs. Topics covered during the two-day Program include State and federal regulatory topics, such as:

  • New Jersey Motor Vehicle and Insurance licensing requirements, and operating regulations.

  • The Consumer Fraud Act, including: Mandatory Disclosures; Warranties and As-Is sales; the New and Used Car Lemon Laws; and Service Department Regulations.

  • State and Federal Finance and Leasing Regulations, including: TILA; Reg M and Reg Z; the Retail Installment Sales Act; and the Consumer Protection Leasing Act.

  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Disparate Impact Developments.

  • The Privacy Rule, the Safeguards Rule and the Disposal Rule.

  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Risk-Based Pricing Rule and Adverse Action Notices.

  • Do-Not-Call and other Telemarketing Regulations.

  • IRS-FinCen 8300 Reporting and OFAC Compliance.

  • Employment, Wage and Hour, Overtime Rules and the Family Leave Act.

  • The New Jersey Sales & Use Tax.

  • Federal and New Jersey Motor Vehicle Advertising Regulations.

The Dealership Compliance Certification Program will be held 9:30 am until 3 pm on both March 18 and 19, 2015 at the Lafayette Firehouse (126 Route 15, Lafayette, NJ 07848). Registrants must attend both days in order to be certified. The two-day Program costs only $595 per person for Dealer Members.You can register for this (or any NJ CAR Academy) Seminar online at the NJ CAR Academy Page ( under Education on the public side of the Coalition’s website ( Simply select the Seminar you are interested in attending and complete and submit the Registration Form available at the bottom of the course-specific page.