Kevin M. McDonald

VW Credit, Inc.

Senior Vice President - GC, CCO, & CS

2200 Ferdinand Porsche Dr.

Herndon, VA 20171

United States

http://www.linkedin.com/in/kevmcdonald1

Washington University School of Law

Campus Box 1120

St. Louis, MO 63130

United States

http://law.wustl.edu/faculty-staff-directory/profile/kevin-m-mcdonald/

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Unilateral Undermining of Conventional International Trade Law Via Section 301

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 261 (128,450)

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International trade law, World Trade Organization, WTO, WTO dispute settlement, GATT, Section 301

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European Union, European Community, Media Regulation, Television Without Frontiers

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Separations, Blow-Outs, and Fallout: A Treadise on the Regulatory Aftermath of the Ford-Firestone Tire Recall

Number of pages: 107 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 186 (177,516)

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TREAD Act, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, automotive recalls, vehicle recalls

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Do Auto Recalls Benefit the Public?

Regulation, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp 12-18, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 170 (192,130)

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NHTSA, automotive recall, crashworthiness, FMVSS, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and Regulations, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act

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Judicial Review of Nhtsa-Ordered Recalls

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 170 (192,130)

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Vehicle Safety Act, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, automotive recalls, vehicle recalls, judicial review

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TREAD Act, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, Vehicle Safety Act

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Recall the Recall: How to Fix Nhtsa's Recall Program

Transportation Law Journal, Vol. 33, p. 253, 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Dec 2006
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 152 (211,200)

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automobile safety, vehicle safety, traffic safety, recalls, regulation, crash causation

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Federal Preemption of Automotive Recalls: A Case of Too Many Backseat Drivers?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 148 (215,885)

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Federal preemption, Vehicle Safety Act, NHTSA, National Highway Safety Traffic Safety Administration, automotive recalls, vehicle recalls

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Automotive Finance: Shifting into Regulatory Overdrive

69 Bus. Law. 599 (2014)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
Kevin M. McDonald and Kenneth Rojc
VW Credit, Inc. and Nisen & Elliott, LLC
Downloads 139 (227,023)

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Dodd-Frank Act; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB); Federal Trade Commission (FTC); auto finance; fair lending; ECOA; UDAAP; compliance

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Crossing the (Border) Line: The Adverse Consequences of FCPA Enforcement against Foreign Companies Acting on Foreign Soil

Class Action Litigation Report, Vol. 11, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Kevin M. McDonald, Troy M. Yoshino and Aengus H. Carr
VW Credit, Inc., affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 109 (272,370)

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securities law, civil procedure, extraterritorial jurisdiction

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Automotive Finance: The Regulatory Cup Spilleth Over

Business Lawyer, Vol. 71, pp. 713-22 (Spring 2016)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Apr 2016
Kevin M. McDonald and Kenneth Rojc
VW Credit, Inc. and Nisen & Elliott, LLC
Downloads 107 (275,861)

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consumer financial services law, consumer protection law, fair lending, servicemember protection law, collections law, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, New York Attorney General

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The Best (or Worst) Kept Secret of Failed Public Policy: Road Safety [Book Review of 'Traffic Safety' by Leonard Evans]

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 1047, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 101 (287,012)

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Traffic safety, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, automotive recalls

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Dreading Tread: Thoughts on the Tread Act's Criminal Provisions

Product Safety & Liability Reporter (BNA), Vol. 30, p. 438, May 13, 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 100 (288,936)

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Product safety, motor vehicle safety, automotive recalls, NHTSA, TREAD, Vehicle Safety Act

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Shifting Out of Neutral: A New Approach to Global Road Safety

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 94 (300,713)

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United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, global road safety, harmonization, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Vehicle Safety Act, recalls

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Accelerating Regulation of Automotive Finance

Business Lawyer, Vol. 72, No. 2, Spring 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 May 2017
Kevin M. McDonald and Kenneth Rojc
VW Credit, Inc. and Nisen & Elliott, LLC
Downloads 93 (302,781)

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Automobile Financing, Consumer Credit, Discrimination, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Department of Justice, Fair Lending, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Disparate Impact, Ancillary Products

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Are Agency Advisory Opinions Worth Anything More than the Government Paper They're Printed on?

Texas Tech Law Review , Vol. 37, p. 99, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 76 (342,281)

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Administrative Procedure Act, interpretative rules, interpretive rules, judicial review, finality, EPA, NHTSA

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Want Your Car Recalled? Skip the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Solve Your Conflict the American Way: File Suit

Product Safety & Liability Reporter (BNA), Vol. 33, pp. 491-496, May 9, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 May 2005
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 75 (344,953)

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automotive recalls, vehicle recalls, preemption, product safety, product liability, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Vehicle Safety Act

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Who's Policing the Financial Cop on the Beat? A Call for Judicial Review of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Non-Legislative Rules

Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 224-71, 2015-2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 May 2016
Kevin M. McDonald
VW Credit, Inc.
Downloads 70 (358,398)

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Consumer Financial Law, Separation of Power, Judicial Deference, Administrative Law, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Lending, Agency Bulletins

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Automotive Finance Regulation: Warning Lights Flashing

70 Business Lawyer 617 (2015)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Apr 2015
Kevin M. McDonald and Kenneth Rojc
VW Credit, Inc. and Nisen & Elliott, LLC
Downloads 62 (381,837)

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automotive finance regulation; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Equal Credit Opportunity Act; Reg B; disparate impact; Ally consent order; Department of Justice; Federal Trade Commission; Consumer Portfolio Services; Condor Capital Corporation

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State Law Developments Driving Automotive Finance Regulation

The Business Lawyer, Vol. 73, Spring 2018
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Kevin M. McDonald and Kenneth Rojc
VW Credit, Inc. and Nisen & Elliott, LLC
Downloads 53 (411,533)

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automobile financing, automobile loans, automobile leases, subprime lending, securitizations, Massachusetts Attorney General, Delaware Department of Justice, usury law, ancillary products, guaranteed asset protection plans, vehicle service contract, UDAAP, unfair, deceptive, and abusive trade

21.

Consumer Law Immersion

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Kevin M. McDonald, Karl Hochkammer and Steven Wernikoff
VW Credit, Inc., Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn LLP and Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Downloads 12 (620,487)

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Consumer Law; Consumer Protection Law; Legal Education; Data & Privacy Law; Auto Safety Law; CFPB; FTC; DOJ; UDAP

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Keeping the Pedal to the Metal: Auto Finance Enforcement Floors Ahead in 2019

75 BUS. LAW. 2013, ABA's "The Business Lawyer", 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 May 2020
Kevin M. McDonald and Kenneth Rojc
VW Credit, Inc. and Nisen & Elliott, LLC
Downloads 11 (627,410)

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Automobile Financing, Consumer Law, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Guaranteed Asset Protection, Federal Trade Commission, Servicembers Civil Relief Act, Department of Justice, Collateral Protection Insurance, Automobile Warranty

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Auto Finance Keeps Rolling

74 BUS. LAW. 599 (2019) (ABA's The Business Lawyer)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 May 2019
Kevin M. McDonald and Kenneth Rojc
VW Credit, Inc. and Nisen & Elliott, LLC
Downloads 11 (627,410)

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Justice, automobile financing, servicemember relief act, fair lending, usury, vehicle subscriptions, repossession notice