Tuesday, October 23, 2018 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Complimentary Cocktails/Hors D'oeuvres and Networking at 4:30 p.m.

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Par-A-Dice Hotel 
21 Blackjack Boulevard
Salons CDE
East Peoria, IL 61611

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Sarah Jones 
Quinn Johnston 

Business and Tax Seminar 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018


Par-A-Dice Hotel, East Peoria, Illinois
Registration: 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Seminar: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Complimentary Cocktails/Hors D'oeuvres and Networking at 4:30 p.m.

Attorneys at Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius, and Cerulo will present current developments and new trends in the areas of business and tax law. 

Topics and issues to be covered at this seminar include:

Challenges to Businesses in a #MeToo World, Steve Buck

  • Identify and discuss sexual harassment in the workplace and related legal developments.
  • Discuss the impact on businesses of the #MeToo movement trend and recent claims against public figures.
  • Identify best practices and tips for both preventing and resolving claims of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Business Law in 2018: Marketing, Technology and Social Media at the Forefront, Mitch Gilfillan

  • Review recent Illinois case law impacting marketing, technological and social media practices
  • Understand the do’s and don’ts of business development from a legal perspective with today’s technology
  • Learn how to take advantage of your business practice with more effective and efficient means of communication under Illinois law

Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation and other Related Issues and Provisions in Employment Contracts and Asset Purchase Agreements, Mike Kraft

  • Discuss issues commonly addressed in non-compete provisions for employment contracts and asset purchase agreements 
  • Provide update on recent non-compete litigation case law
  • Share recommendations, tips and best practices for drafting enforceable non-compete provisions in employment contracts and asset purchase agreements

Blockchain, An Introduction to the Technology and its Legal Implications on Businesses, Tyler Eathington

  • Understand what Blockchain is, how is it used, potential uses
  • Review the pros and cons for businesses of using blockchain
  • Consider the legal and ethical considerations for business owners using blockchain technology

Estate and Gift Tax Update, Kenny Eathington

  • Discuss recent decisions of interest
  • Review planning considerations with the increased exemption from Federal Estate Tax
  • Understand gifts and their treatment under the Illinois Estate Tax

Register using the link below or by phone at 309.674.1133, ask for Sarah Jones.
There is no fee for attending this seminar, but participants are required to register by October 19th.
Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued.

Conference participants can earn up to 3.0 CPE credits in Business Law. 

This program is pending CLE accreditation.

Additional Information:
Prerequisites: none

Who Should attend?
CPAs, Accountants, Business Owners, Executives and Vice Presidents, Managers, Supervisors, Entrepreneurs, General Counsel and Other In-House counsel

Advanced Preparation: none
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group-Live

For more information regarding concern and program cancellation policies, please contact our office at 309-674-1133.

Quinn Johnston is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.