Tuesday, October 22, 2019 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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Amanda Ziller 
Quinn Johnston 

Business and Tax Seminar 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019


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:

Recreational Marijuana and the Workplace:  What Employers Can (and Cannot) Do Now that Marijuana is Legal, Steve Buck

  • Review the employment provisions of the new Recreational Marijuana law and the related amendments to the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act;
  • Discuss the differences between the medical marijuana law and recreational marijuana law in the employment context; and
  • Discuss best practices for employers in implementing and enforcing workplace drug testing policies, and addressing workplace safety, in light of the new law legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

Rental Real Estate, Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction and Related Issues, Mike Kraft

  • 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

Preserving Assets in Dissolution of Marriage, Betsy Wirth

  • Overview of Pre-Nuptial Agreements:  Protecting assets prior to a marriage – preserving family businesses and planning for inheritance.
  • Discuss keeping Non-Marital Assets Separate from the Marital Estate: Protecting assets during a marriage. How to avoid co-mingling of non-marital and marital assets.
  • Understand Business Valuations and Dissolution:  Protecting your assets after a marriage ends – how to obtain and utilize a business valuation.

Coming January 1, 2020, the new Illinois Trust Code, Kenny Eathington

  • Overview of the new Illinois Trust Code
  • Review Judicial Modifications and Decanting Provisions
  • Review Beneficiaries’ and Creditors’ Rights

Estate and Gift Tax Update, Kenny Eathington

  • Review recent decisions of interest
  • Explore anti-claw back regulations
  • Review Illinois Power of Appointment Act

Register using the link below or by phone at 309.674.1133, ask for Amanda Ziller.
There is no fee for attending this seminar, but participants are required to register by October 18th.
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.