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On behalf of the ICCFA’s Government & Legal Committee, we are thrilled to invite you to our upcoming webinar, FTC Non-Compete and Junk Fee Rules: Decoding New Regulatory Rules Affecting Deathcare, taking place on Thursday, May 30th, at 2:00 PM ET. This crucial session is designed to help you navigate these significant changes effectively. 

Moderated by ICCFA President Lee Longino, this webinar features two distinguished experts: Poul Lemasters, Esq., General Counsel for ICCFA, and Mary Beth McGowan from Dykema. 

About Our Speakers: 

Mary Beth McGowan is a seasoned advocate renowned for her adept navigation of governmental processes and unwavering commitment to her client’s interests. With extensive experience working with local governments, nonprofit organizations, and corporations, she offers invaluable guidance in maneuvering the intricate terrains of Congress and federal agencies. Her expertise spans various policy domains, including transportation, tax, energy and environmental policy, and federal budgetary matters. Previously serving as a policy advisor to U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA), Mary Beth is an indispensable asset in navigating the complex intersection of policy and advocacy. 

Poul Lemasters, Esq. brings over three decades of hands-on experience in the deathcare profession. Starting as a funeral director and embalmer, he pursued legal education to address the pressing need for comprehensive support in a profession fraught with risk and liability. Today, as a trusted advisor to funeral homes, crematories, cemeteries, and trade associations nationwide, Poul’s dual expertise in deathcare and law makes him a beacon of guidance for regulatory compliance and risk management. 

Webinar Highlights: 

  • Introduction by Lee Longino: Overview of the session and introduction of panelists. 
  • Discussion on FTC Noncompete Rule: Insight into the implications for ICCFA members, including key details about the rules, its effective date, and its impact on different levels of employees. 
  • Junk Fee Rule Updates: Current updates and implications for the deathcare profession. 
  • Interactive Q&A Session: Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and engage with our panelists for tailored advice. 

Why Attend? 

This webinar will provide in-depth insights into the FTC Noncompete Rule and the proposed Junk Fee Rule, offering valuable guidance to help you navigate these changes effectively. Understanding these regulatory developments is essential for the smooth operation of your business.