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CALIFORNIA NEW LAWS BRIEFING

Webinar: March 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m. PST: How does California's new laws in 2017 impact your business and the business of your clients? IIABCal General Counsel Steve Young will provide a briefing on the new laws that impact independent insurance agency and businesses in general.


BEACON IN THE AB 2883 FOG


Video on Demand:
Answers to your hardest questions on the new law amending the exemption for business owners from California workers’ compensation requirements. IIABCal General Counsel Steve Young leads an on-line discussion with one of the foremost authorities on California workers' comp law and practice, Mark Webb, founder and principal of Prop 23 Advisors. 


WAGE/HOUR UPDATE: WHAT THE NEW FEDERAL OVERTIME RULES MEAN FOR YOU

Video On Demand: The U.S. Department of Labor  last spring issued new rules that significantly increase the minimum compensation level required to be exempt from overtime under the so-called “white collar” exemptions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Steve Hirschfeld and Felicia Reid of Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP explains how the new rules will impact your agency. They also detail what steps you should take now to ensure you are in compliance when the rules go into effect. 


BARBARIANS AT THE GATE

Video on Demand: California's leading legal expert on agent issues, IIABCal General Counsel Steve Young, tells why independent agents and brokers remain the best hope for regulators and consumers to survive 21st Century disruption in the insurance marketplaces.


NEW LAWS AFFECTING YOU & YOUR CLIENTS

Video on Demand: The 2016 legislative session resulted in new laws and regulations that have a potential impact on both insurers and policyholders.  


DISCLOSING AND CHARGING BROKER FEES 

Video on Demand: An area of intensive scrutiny by the California Department of Insurance surrounds the charging and disclosing of broker fees. The Department regularly receives a high volume of customer complaints concerning the failure to disclose broker fees or improperly charging broker fees. This webinar will examine who may charge broker fees, how such fees must be disclosed to customers, the California law governing broker fees, and tips to help avoid regulatory scrutiny.


PROTECTING AGAINST E&O CLAIMS 


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This webinar will address the common pitfalls that often result in errors & omissions claims brought by insureds against producers. Such discussion will focus on the steps that can, and should, be taken in order to minimize such risks and exposure.  


MANAGING WORKPLACE RISK:  AN EMPLOYMENT LAW OVERVIEW

Video On Demand: Labor and employment law, particularly in California, is ever-changing and potentially costly for employers who are not in compliance.  This presentation will help employers navigate the current landscape and best practices concerning employee handbooks, hiring and termination, employee classification, agreements and benefits, wage and hour issues, the Family and Medical Leave Act, labor relations and other important employment law matters.


PROTECTING YOUR TRADE SECRET IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Video On Demand: Given today's highly mobile workforce, coupled with the speed and ease by which trade secrets can be electronically sent around the world, trade secret owners must impose safeguards on what information can be accessed, when, why and by whom. This webinar will highlight the need for employers to protect their company's assets from being raided by a departing employee and potentially used by a competitor, and offer specific steps that should be taken to reduce the risk of trade secret theft in the digital age.