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September 15th, 2015
A Data Breach Simulation
with a team of experts that know how to fight the battle
As businesses become increasingly aware of the threat they face as a result of a data breach,
many are seeking a better understanding of how to respond to and mitigate a breach once it occurs.

With help from the Wilson Elser Data Breach Response team, we will lead participants through a
real world data breach exercise designed to sharpen focus on the critical action steps required to
optimize response time and mitigate system damage while reducing regulatory and reputational harm.

Please join us for this valuable educational event.

Featured Speakers Include
Melissa Ventrone | Data Privacy & Security Practice Chair
Bill Hardin | Managing Director of Navigant
David Hakensen | Senior Vice President at FleishmanHillard Minneapolis/St. Paul

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August 18th, 2015
2015 Labor & Employment Law Update
In order for employers to adapt to an evolving regulatory environment, it is important to
understand how current changes in employment law affect their organization.

With expert guidance and advice from special guest and labor and employment litigation
leader Greg Peters, attendees are invited to participate in an interactive discussion of recent,
proposed and pending labor and employment events affecting employers in 2015.

Changes to the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) and the ACA (Affordable Care Act) will be highlighted
during this valuable educational event.

Featured Speakers Include  
Gregory L. Peters | Attorney | Seaton | Peters | Revnew

July 21st, 2015
Introduction to Group Captives
Alternative risk financing options, like Group Captives, are gaining popularity
for "best-in class" businesses that are looking to remove themselves from volatile
insurance rate cycles and capture underwriting profits and investment income in the process.

Whether you are currently insured under a conventional guaranteed cost insurance program,
incurred or paid loss retro, or are utilizing a large deductible, you will find the
information presented at this seminar very helpful in developing a strategy to reduce your
long-term insurance costs.

Featured Speakers Include
Patrick Kennedy | Vice President | Kraus-Anderson Insurance
Jean Sundlof | CIC, CPCU, ACI Captive Group Focus Manager
Tim Gallagher | Senior Vice President with Captive Resources

March 19, 2015
Cyber Risk Roundtable
With data breaches hitting the headlines nearly every day,
business owners and executives are being bombarded with
messages about addressing their organization's cyber risk.
The problem is that all the attention paid to data breach
comes with a great deal of misconception and misinformation
about the actual risk a business faces from their use of
technology.

To cut through the cyber hype, Kraus-Anderson Insurance is
sponsoring a Cyber Risk Roundtable to give Minnesota businesses
the opportunity to participate in an interactive discussion with
leaders in the Cyber Security, Legal, and Insurance industries.

Hire Right Workshop
It is well known that just one bad hire can cost an employer greatly.
Lost productivity, adverse morale and the very real potential for
litigation, to name just a few, can give even a seasoned manager pause
when making a hiring decision.

August 28th, 2014
ACA Reporting Workshop
Steve Wagner, CPA and Principal at Froehling Anderson will lead an
interactive workshop focused on assisting employers with fundemental
ACA reporting issues including:


July 22nd, 2014
Back to the Basics! - Supervisory Boot Camp
Whether you’ve been in the trenches or are new to your leadership position
going back to the basics is fundamental for your success. Join us on May 24th for an intensive
review of employment do's and don’ts. This jam packed seminar will provideyou with the foundation
you need to succeed in your Supervisory role.

May 20th, 2014, 8:30AM
Best Practices and Strategies to Reduce Medical Costs and Manage the Care of
Workers' Compensation Related Injuries and Illnesses

Do you have employees? Are you concerned about the medical treatment and expenses?

April 23rd, 2014, 8:00AM
Employee Benefits Summit-Customizing Solutions for Uncertain Times
Through our outstanding line-up of keynote speakers, guests will gain unique insight into managing health care costs, navigating regulatory trends, and innovative strategies for engaging employees in the total cost of their company's health insurance program.

October 22, 2013
Human Resources and Healthcare Reform Updates
Several legislative changes have gone into effect or will take affect in 2015. Are you prepared?

Join Kraus-Anderson Insurance as Greg Peters, partner at Seaton | Peters | Revnew, provides
you real world advice on how to navigate these changes.

September 24, 2013

Jason Berger and Cindy Lund, along with Robert Huber will lead an interactive
discussion that will focus on the need for preparation in the event of a disaster,
identifying the risks to which a business is most exposed, and how to create a
plan of action before a disaster occurs.

Presented by:

Jason Berger, Risk Engineer, has a BS in Biology/Chemistry from the University
of Minnesota and an MS in Environmental Science from Louisiana State University.
He has 20 years experience in environmental health and safety, 16 of which is in
the property/casualty insurance industry.

Cindy Lund, Global Property Underwriter with Chubb Insurance Company, has 31
years experience in the insurance industry specializing in Global Property.

Robert Huber is founder and former CEO of USG Inc., a nationally recognized
company specializing in emergency preparedness and training for corporations
and government.

October 22, 2013
Human Resources and Healthcare Reform Updates
Several legislative changes have gone into effect or will take affect in 2015. Are you prepared?

Join Kraus-Anderson Insurance as Greg Peters, partner at Seaton | Peters | Revnew, provides
you real world advice on how to navigate these changes.

Affordable Care Act (Healthcare Reform) Update

 

Employment Applications & Criminal Background Checks

Civil Unions and Same Sex Marriage
New Sick Leave Requirements

September 17, 2013
Back to the Basics! - Supervisory Boot Camp

Whether you’ve been in the trenches or are new to your leadership
position going back to the basics is fundamental for your success.
Join us on September 17th for an intensive review of employment do's
and don’ts, hiring, dealing with difficult employees, and the how to's
of documentation and termination. This jam packed seminar will provide
you with the foundation you need to succeed in your Supervisory role.

Presented by:
Kelly Brenna, SPHR, Asst. Vice President Human Resources and Benefits
Department
                                                                 and

Ginie Klopp, Customer Service Manager Human Resources and Benefits
Department

August 14, 2013
2013 MN WC Amendments: Their Impact and How to Stay Calm

Topics covered will included:

Presented by:

Mark Kleinschmidt, Attorney at Law - Partner at
Cousineau McGuire; has practiced for 30 years representing
Employers and Insurers in MN Workers' Compensation cases.

John Thul, Attorney at Law - Partner at Cousineau McGuire;
has practiced for 33 years representing Employers and
Insurers in MN Workers' Compensation cases.

July 17, 2013
"Sprain, Strains, and Pain...Oh My!"
Mellissa Gill, Physical Therapist with On-Site Solutions, will discuss the body's response to
overuse and trauma injuries sustained in the workplace, and strategies for reducing their
impact over the long-term. This interactive discussion will focus on proper communication
and mindfulness as it relates to listening to the body and proactively preventing injuries.

May 22, 2013
Health Care Reform-State Exchanges-Employer options as clear as mud!
If you are like most employers (small, large or in between), you probably still don't know
what you should do when it comes to Health Care Reform. Penalties are on the horizon
-- will they apply to you? State Exchanges -- will they benefit your employees?

Kraus-Anderson Insurance has invited Gregory L. Peters, Attorney-at-Law with Seaton
|Peters|Revnew and Steven B. Wagner, CPA with Froehling Anderson to help clear up this
muddy Act we call Health Care Reform.

May 16, 2013
Surety 101 Seminar
On May 16th Patrick Kennedy, Vice President of Kraus-Anderson Insurance, will lead an
interactive discussion on the fundamentals of surety bonding. Often misunderstood yet
extremely important, the seminar will outline the differences between various types of
surety, identify criteria by which underwriters evaluate an account, and outline practical
strategies for improving a contractor's program over time. Please join us at our Burnsville
office or on the web with your questions and experiences for a lively and informative
presentation.

March 6, 2013
Violence in the Workplace: Best Practices,
Avoidance, Mitigation and Response

In the wake of recent workplace and school shootings many employers
are asking what can be done to ensure this does not happen at their facility.
Kraus-Anderson Insurance has partnered with Sealed Mindset to give you
tips and tools to keep yourself and your employees safe.

This engaging seminar will provide you with:

 













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