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New laws for 2016

Effective January 1, unless indicated otherwise

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With the New Year comes a host of new obligations for businesses—from employee time-off regulations and workers’ compensation benefits, to consumer protection and electronic communication privacy laws. Attorneys at The Scali Law Firm have compiled the highlights in this article to help you understand the changes that lie ahead.

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The Scali Law Firm’s Christian J. Scali and Gus N. Paras are certified as Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professionals (CCEP) with the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics. As CCEPs, Mr. Scali and Mr. Paras assist dealer groups in creating, adopting and implementing corporate compliance and ethics programs that merge best practices in advertising, employment and human resources, OSHA/safety, F&I and privacy into a comprehensive compliance program to effectively manage risk, whether it be governmental regulatory enforcement or civil liability.

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NADC's 2015 Fall Conference

Arbitration Update: CFPB Rule-Making and Consumer Arbitration Update

The Scali Law Firm's principal, Christian Scali, will present with Kellie Christianson of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo and Thomas Hudson of Hudson Cook LLP at the 2015 Fall Conference of the National Association of Dealer Counsel (NADC).

This session will review and analyze recent state and federal authority on the enforceability of consumer arbitration agreements and class action waivers in sales, retail installment sales and lease contracts used by dealers and discuss the effect of the CFPB’s rule-making on the ability of dealers to enforce class action waivers in consumer arbitration agreements.

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This article, by Christian Scali, in the California New Car Dealers Association's fall edition of DRIVEN provides a primer on the basics of advertising compliance in the digital space with some answers to more advanced and frequently asked compliance questions concerning digital marketing and advertising.