HANOVER, Md. -- CounselorLibrary.com, the publisher of automobile financing and leasing legal compliance services, has updated its popular F&I Legal Desk Book, winner of the Axiom Business Book Award.  The book, by Thomas B. Hudson and the lawyers of Hudson Cook LLP, gives readers 360 things to know about auto dealer finance laws and regulations.

CARLAW® F&I Legal Desk Book (3rd edition) – The Answer Book for Finance and Insurance Professionals,” presents a law-by-law, regulation-by-regulation guide through the legal maze that dealers face every day.  The 3rd Edition features updated information in many chapters and a completely new section on the Dodd – Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  Each chapter was authored by a Hudson Cook lawyer whose day-in, day-out practice involves that chapter’s subject matter.  The format for each chapter is a straightforward “Q and A,” designed to address the everyday compliance issues dealers face.  The book includes Internet links through CounselorLibrary.com, so readers can find the actual laws and regulations discussed in each chapter.

The "F&I Legal Desk Book(3rd edition)" continues to be designated as the Official Text Book for the Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals’ Certified F&I Professional Program. 

The "F&I Legal Desk Book" is 365 pages and costs $49.95 plus shipping and handling. To order, go to www.counselorlibrary.com/ (Products tab).

About Hudson Cook, LLP
Hudson Cook, LLP is a 30-lawyer consumer financial services law firm with a national practice from offices in California, Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Maryland, New York, and Michigan. The firm represents many of the nation’s top banks, savings associations, holding companies, finance companies, auto dealers and others who provide services to auto financing and leasing and mortgage bankers, insurance and securities companies, investment banks and "e-commerce" firms, including several Fortune 500 companies. Hudson Cook's related Internet publishing company, CounselorLibrary.com, offers online compliance database and update services, including industry standards CARLAW and HouseLaw.