NFDA Virtual Roundtable (2 CE Hours)
All times are U.S. Central Time
Avoid Funeral Rule compliance violations
Learn the top Funeral Rule 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. This is a “must see” program for all funeral directors and funeral home owners.
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 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 in private practice representing funeral homes, cemeteries, and 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 hours by APFSP and by most state and province licensing boards.
NFDA member 1st Registrant $79
Nonmember 1st Registrant $129