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F&I Products and the Rise of the OEMs

Matt Bartle and David Marcus wrote an article for Agent Entrepreneur Magazine in the January/February 2019 issue. Click here to read The Fight for Choice: F&I Products and the Rise of the OEMs. The article discusses factory-branded VSC and GAP programs, and how questionable business practices are keeping independent providers out of factory-authorized dealerships. Download PDF

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The GM Mandate: Legal and Practical Responses

Matt Bartle and David Marcus were featured in P&A (Providers and Administrators) Magazine in December 2017. Scroll down to read or download PDF below. Download PDF Copyright © 2011, P&A by MG Business Media P&A Magazine is a monthly eMagazine dedicated to the interests and concerns of providers and administrators of automotive finance and insurance products. P&A Magazine’s mission is to assist providers and administrator professionals in making the right decisions for their businesses by delivering ideas, [...]

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Supreme Court Affirms Verdict Over Title Defect

Supreme Court Affirms Verdict Over Title Defect By: Scott Lauck  | Missouri Lawyers Weekly  |  May 13, 2015 The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed a $1.3 million jury verdict for a business whose lakefront development plan was thwarted by a land title problem. In 2003, Randy Spalding bought 419 acres of property in the city of Lake Winnebago in Cass County. The land was in a flood plain, and Spalding planned to develop it into lakefront [...]

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Missouri Supreme Court Ruling Targets Low-Balling Title Insurance

Missouri Supreme Court Ruling Targets Low-Balling Title Insurance By: James Dornbrook  |  Kansas City Business Journal  |  May 13, 2015 The Missouri Supreme Court upheld a $1.29 million court award for Spalding Land Co. LLC in Independence for a mistake made by Stewart Title Guaranty Co. The case had potential for serious ramifications regarding the way title insurance policies are interpreted and the level of payouts for damages. Company owner Randy Spalding acquired 419 acres of property [...]

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Employer – Employee : False Claims Act – Fraudulent Inducement – Falsified College Records

Employer – Employee : False Claims Act – Fraudulent Inducement – Falsified College Records By: Stephanie Maniscalco | Missouri Lawyers Weekly  |  May 4, 2015 (1)Where former employees of a for-profit college claimed that the college fraudulently induced the Department of Education to provide funding by promising to keep accurate student records when the college admitted to the falsification of grade and attendance records, the judgment is reversed and remanded in part because the employees could proceed [...]

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