Risk Management | Auto Finance News - Part 3

Lease financier embarks on auto loan business

There’s a new auto finance company gearing up to enter the market. Dallas-based Musa Auto Finance, which specializes in new- and used-vehicle leasing, is taking the steps to become a full-spectrum auto lender, Founder and Chief Executive Jeff Morgan told Auto Finance News. Musa Auto Finance was created to fill a hole in the auto […]

FTC unwanted call website signals heightened scrutiny

The Federal Trade Commission’s recently launched interactive website showing do-not-call (DNC) and robocall data signals a “significantly increased focus” on autodialer and customer phone call consent issues, McGlinchey Stafford attorney Robert Savoie said, noting that the scrutiny is likely to lead to increased investigations. However, there might be a silver lining, Savoie said. “Given that […]

SNAAC’s SVP of servicing joins AFS speaker faculty

Auto Finance News is proud to welcome Chris Mitcham, senior vice president of servicing at Security National Automotive Acceptance Co. (SNAAC), to the speaker faculty at the 19th annual Auto Finance Summit, which will take place at the Bellagio in Las Vegas on Oct. 28-30. You can find the full agenda here. Mitcham will give […]

What Capital One’s data breach means for auto finance

In the wake of Capital One Financial’s data breach, auto lenders should evaluate ways to tighten up cybersecurity and identify points of vulnerability. The breach compromised 140,000 Social Security Numbers, and 80,000 bank account numbers were made available, according to the bank’s response to the breach. However, the impact might be “somewhat contained,” said Brian […]

Missing the mark: Online portals need a second look

From the July issue: As questions around the digital customer experience dominate industry conversations, lenders are realizing the value — and hurdles — of investing in such advancements. Lenders seek to deliver optimal digital interactions, and as they pour money, time, and resources into developing that online experience, consumers get one step closer to a […]

Global Lending Services revamps decisioning software

Global Lending Services’s Chief Executive Steve Thibodeau is rethinking the way the subprime lender decisions applications as the company ramps up its direct lending business. “The entire decisioning framework must be turned on its head, with the purpose of first solving for the needs of the consumer,” Thibodeau told Auto Finance News. To that end, […]

US Bank targets partners for mobile enhancements

  U.S. Bank is exploring potential partnerships to boost the bank’s mobile capabilities as it looks to bring in more customers and enhance the value it provides to dealers, John Hyatt, president of dealer services, told Auto Finance News. “We will continue to see advancements in technology that will allow more of our transactions to […]
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