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U.S. Ultimatum to Chrysler Was Not Coercion, Rattner Testifies

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Don’t be afraid to seek higher factory repayment for warranty parts

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Leonard Bellavia Has Been Selected to be the Recipient of the Long Island Business News 2020 Leadership in Law Award

Leonard Bellavia Has Been Selected to be the Recipient of the Long Island Business News 2020 Leadership in Law Award
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Understanding “Choice of Law” Contract Provisions

UNDERSTANDING “CHOICE OF LAW” CONTRACT PROVISIONS January 23rd, 2015 by Leonard A. Bellavia, Esq. Many contracts that a business will
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Dealers vs. Cancer: Cruisin’ For the Cure

Leonard Bellavia is a nationally renowned dealership attorney. In 2016, at age 58, Bellavia’s yearly physical revealed a slightly elevated PSA level, a marker for prostate cancer. The doctor took a biopsy and ordered some imaging tests.
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Can Participating Dealers Be Implicated if Sales Punching Results in a Fraud Investigation?

Last month, The Wall Street Journal reported the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission opened an investigation into BMW’s sales reporting practices...
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The Storm Before the Calm: COVID-19 Changes Everything – Except How Americans Will Buy Cars

Before I became a car dealer lawyer, I worked summers at my family’s Buick dealerships on Long Island...
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News story about buy sell agreements for automobile dealerships

Automotive News – Dealership Buy Sell Agreements

Companies Eye Larger Buy-Sell Market Share As featured in Automotive News, March 16, 2020 Download PDF Version of this Article
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Experts: Dealers should prepare now for new laws

Franchised dealers in California should start preparing now for new laws that likely will lead to more revenue for recall jobs and set new rules for handling customers' data.
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TrueCar, Dealerships Fight Over False Ad Claims

Car dealers can sue auto-pricing website TrueCar for money it made through allegedly false advertising, even if the dealers can't prove they suffered financial losses themselves, they told a New York federal court on Tuesday.
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