2023 Annual All Staff FTC Training

Virtual Event  
Thursday, June 08, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   iCalendar Central Standard Time

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Be Up to Date on the FTC’s Funeral Rule


Learn the top funeral home compliance issues and the steps your funeral home can take to avoid FTC Funeral Rule violations. Hear the latest information on the FTC review of the Funeral Rule which kicked off at the beginning of 2020 as well as a discussion of how the review process will play out. 


Key Takeaways:


  1. Understand the most common compliance issues with the Funeral Rule
  2. Review steps that funeral homes should be using to reduce the risk of employees violating the Funeral Rule either due to lack of knowledge of the requirements of the Rule or simple carelessness
  3. Discuss possible changes to the Rule that the FTC will be examining and how they could impact funeral service going forward



Chris Farmer, NFDA General Counsel, has been serving funeral professionals for almost 20 years. Chris was in-house counsel for SCI from 2003-2008 before he started a private practice representing funeral homes, cemeteries, crematories of all sizes across North America. Chris was General Counsel for the Texas Funeral Directors Association and General Counsel and on the Board of Directors for the Cremation Association of North America for over 7 years each. Chris founded The Farmer Firm eight years ago and served as outside general counsel to many successful businesses, As NFDA’s General Counsel, Chris provides counsel on litigation, regulatory matters, business matters, buying and selling, employment law, and any other legal matters our profession faces.


Melissa Dickey is the FTC Funeral Rule Coordinator and participates annually in the NFDA Funeral Rule presentation with NFDA’s in-house counsel.


Approved for 2 CE hour by APFSP and by most state and province licensing boards.


NFDA member 1st Registrant           $79


Nonmember 1st Registrant           $129


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