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New Legal and Regulatory Updates for Dealers at NADA Show 2021

Published January 20, 2021


Na'Tasha Jones

Heading into a new year and a new presidential administration, dealers can expect even more legislative and regulatory activity in areas that will affect dealer operations in the coming months and years. At NADA Show 2021, our Legal and Regulatory education sessions will address these important topics and provide the information new car- and truck dealers will need to stay up-to-date with dealership processes.

Take a look at some of the sessions that will touch on these timely compliance topics, view the full workshop schedule of more than 60 education sessions, and register for the virtual NADA Show, February 9-11.

Explore Hot Tax Topics with Industry Experts

Tuesday, February 9, 1:30pm -- 02:30pm EST

This year-in-review workshop summarizes-and provides compliance guidance on the most significant federal income tax developments affecting franchised auto and truck dealers over the past year. Learn more.

Federal Regulatory Update for Car Dealers

Tuesday, February 9, 4pm -- 5pm EST

This workshop will provide a "year in review" of significant federal laws, regulations, guidance documents and court cases that affect dealerships. It will also identify potential compliance strategies and resources for managing dealers' federal compliance obligations. Learn more.

Select, Manage and Change Dealer Service Providers

Wednesday, February 10, 4pm -- 4:45pm EST

Learn best practices to identify, select, contract, manage and change service providers of all types. This session will focus on DMS providers and service providers with access to customer information or other property of the dealership. Learn ways to ensure service providers are not deemed agents or employees of the dealership and what the FTC and state attorneys general expect of dealers with respect to managing service providers of all types. Learn more.

Capitol Hill Update and Dealer Advocacy

Wednesday, February 10, 4pm -- 4:45pm EST

Coming off the November elections, staff from NADA's Capitol Hill office will provide auto and truck dealers updates on key public policy issues under consideration in Congress. The presentation will highlight late-breaking and ongoing legislative issues and lobbying efforts by NADA/ATD and provide specific ways for dealers to educate lawmakers through in-person, virtual and other digital capabilities. Learn more.z

Sell Cars Remotely Without Driving Afoul of the Law

Thursday, February 11, 3:30pm -- 4:30pm EST

COVID challenged dealers to sell vehicles to consumers beyond the confines of the store, but there may be hidden legal issues and liability. For dealers, car transactions include marketing, negotiating, getting credit approved, signing the sale documents and ultimately delivering the vehicle. This session will examine the compliance risks associated with homebound transactions. Learn more.

Register today for these best-in-industry dealer education sessions, along with dealer franchise meetings, exciting keynote sessions, as well as the world’s premier dealer marketplace, NADA Expo.         

NADA Show 2021 is coming to a screen near you this February, and we can’t wait to see you there!