Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance: Current Topics and Key Issues for 2014
90 min, 1:00 pm ET
July 24, 2014

Presenter: Kevin B. Dreher, Reed Smith LLP; John N. Ellison, Reed Smith LLP
Credits*: CLE, NALA View Credit Details

This live webinar will provide you with insight into common issues and trends that arise during a claim for D&O liability insurance coverage. It will open with a discussion of the landscape of directors’ and officers’ liability, including the common allegations and recent claims trends brought in the wake of the credit and financial crises. This live webinar will also address how D&O insurance operates, including a discussion of the coverage sides, coverage add-ons, covered and noncovered conduct, and treatment of defense costs. It will conclude with a discussion of the current issues and trends in the D&O liability environment and issues that may arise in the negotiation and renewal of D&O liability policies.


Intermittent Leave Under FMLA: An Employer’s Headache
90 min, 1:00 pm ET
July 24, 2014

Presenter: George J. “Jerry” Oliver, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP 
Credits*: CLE, CPE, HR Certification Institute, HRPD View Credit Details

Employers are often confronted with issues surrounding intermittent/reduced scheduled leave under the FMLA. This live webinar will help front-line management and human resource personnel understand the basic requirements for dealing with employees who request intermittent/reduced scheduled leave. The presentation will provide practical steps and procedures for employers to follow whereby they will learn how to address the legal requirements they must contend with in dealing with employee leave requests.



Unrelated Business Income Tax
90 min, 1:00 pm ET
July 23, 2014

Presenter: Joe Giso, CPA, MST, CBIZ Tofias 
Credits*: CAC, CPE  View Credit Details


This live webinar will provide you with an update on certain key focus areas of the IRS and the implications of the IRS’s recently issued Compliance Project Final Report. While the report focused on colleges and universities, the findings will have further reaching impact on all exempt organizations. This webinar will enable you to address some of the old and new issues that currently face the sector in the area of unrelated business income tax, and will explain some of the nuances of what constitutes UBIT and what is mission or exempt revenue. How do organizations’ recognize the potential pitfalls or take advantage of new or specifically tax exempted alternative revenue sources?



Writing Construction Specifications
90 min, 1:00 pm ET
July 23, 2014

Presenter: Mark Kalin, FAIA, FCSI, CCS, LEED® AP, Kalin Associates Inc. Specifications 
Credits*: AIA, CC, ENG, PMI View Credit Details

The demand in design firms for construction specification writers has never been greater. Specification writers must master the techniques for product selection, organizing the project manual, coordinating drawings and specifications, integrating engineering specifications and more. As few colleges teach specifications, the specification writer learns their craft in design firms with a mentor, and within the ever-increasing pace of project design and construction. This live webinar is intended to cover the basics of specification writing based on our 30 years of active experience on over 3,500 projects. We identify key issues with a look to the future, as LEED® and BIM require more precision within specifications than ever before.



Responding to a Potential HIPAA Security Breach: Practical Tips from Real Breaches
90 min, 1:00 pm ET
July 22, 2014

Presenter: Linn Foster Freedman, Nixon Peabody LLP 
Credits*: ACHE, AHIMA, CLE, HFMA View Credit Details

The HIPAA Omnibus Rule and numerous state laws require that individuals be notified of a breach of unsecured protected health information. An entity must perform a risk assessment and make a determination of whether or not the data that was lost, stolen, or accessed is the type to require notification under these various laws. This live webinar will provide you with a summary of the laws and regulations applicable to a breach of health information, how to navigate them, and practical tips to learn from very difficult real life scenarios that required risk assessments and the conclusions of the risk assessments. In addition, you will be given practical tips on how to get ready for a breach before it happens, how to document risk assessments and decisions to notify or not to notify individuals, and preparing a security breach response plan. Finally, you will have a grasp of the enforcement actions and audits by the Office for Civil Rights and State Attorneys General.



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