Matthew Weil is Vice President and General Counsel for the American Guardian Group of Companies (American Guardian). American Guardian offers administrative, insurance and data processing services to dealers in the automotive, RV, powersports, marine and commercial trucking and bus industries across the United States and Canada. American Guardian prides itself on business growth through adherence to its corporate motto: “Forging Partnerships that Last”. Matthew is an Illinois licensed attorney with experience in regulatory affairs, compliance and insurance related matters. He has experience advising business leaders on both regulatory and transactional issues, served as an advisor to various administrative agencies, and was a board member for the Vehicle Protection Association where he assisted in the drafting of industry best practices and standards.
Do providers and administrators have an obligation to ensure their products are offered in a compliant manner, by third-party agents and dealers? The answer is yes.