Category Archives: Regulatory

National home warranty scam hits Wichita, DA warns it seems very real

WICHITA, Kansas – Assistant District Attorney Jason Roach is sounding the alarm on a scam going around Wichita and says this one might be hard to spot even for a trained eye.

Roach says the scammers take time to do research and write the home warranty renewal letters with information specific only to you.


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Ohio AG sues fake home warranty company after more than 1,200 consumers complaints

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced he is suing a phony home warranty company and its administrator for misrepresentation and immoral business practices.

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Why Warranty Providers May Explore CCPA Exemption

By Brian Casey, Theodore Augustinos, and Alex Cox

Four years ago, the California Consumer Privacy Act[1] created a new, rigorous regulatory and data processing environment for businesses processing personal information of California residents.

However, many questions about the implementation of the CCPA, and its amendments through the voter ballot initiative of the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020,[2] still abound.

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New Agenda Highlights and Speakers Announced for Warranty Innovations Nashville

This year the 13th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations will be the best yet with the most comprehensive industry analyses and case studies! Scheduled for October 17-18, 2022, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, live in Nashville, Tennessee, this highly acclaimed, cross-industry event covers innovations in customer service, new product development, data & technology, operations, marketing & sales, legal & regulatory, finance & insurance.

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New Federal Trade Commission’s Safeguards Rule is a Game-Changer for Extended Warranty and GAP Waiver Industries

By Brian T. Casey, Theodore P. Augustinos and Alexander R. Cox

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has recently supercharged the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s Safeguards Rule for financial institutions under its jurisdiction. The Safeguards Ruleimposes data security standards for consumer nonpublic person information obtained and created by financial institutions subject to the FTC’s Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act jurisdiction. The FTC finalized its proposed update to the Safeguards Rule on October 28, 2021, which was originally published for rule-making in March 2019 and then further developed during an FTC workshop in July 2020. After a lengthy gestation period, the new revised rule became effective January 10, 2022, and requires compliance by December 9, 2022.

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FTC rejects requests from NADA, others for more time to comment on car dealer rules

The Federal Trade Commission rejected request by the National Automobile Dealers Association, National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers and American International Automobile Dealers Association for more time to comment on the agency’s proposed rules on their industry’s advertising and F&I practices.

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13th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations

This year’s all-new agenda takes a deep dive into new frontiers in extended warranty and service contract innovations!

Event Highlights Include:

  • 30+ Top-flight speakers crossing multiple industries including auto, appliance, mobile, electronics, home, heavy equipment, and more
  • Unmatched learning opportunities acknowledged as the best for all industries
  • In-depth case studies, provocative panel debates, and quick sound-bite industry insight sessions to give you all you need to understand the leading issues in extended warranty/service contracts today
  • 4 industry-specific interactive networking roundtables

Comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of your extended warranty & service contract business includes: Customer Service, New Product Development, Disruptive Technology, Marketing & Sales, Legal & Regulatory, Finance & Insurance.

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