PMA California District Webinar - New Regulatory Issues Impacting California and How to Comply

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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The PMA California District invites you to this must-attend webinar covering important regulatory issues impacting California and what you need to do to comply.

Learn How to Comply with California’s

  • SB253, the Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act, and SB261, the Climate-Related Financial Risk Act
  • Rule 2305-the Warehouse Actions and Investments to Reduce Emissions (WAIRE) Program

Learn about New CA Employment Laws, and What Steps to Take to Avoid the Landmines They Create

  • Non-Competes. New laws make even out-of-state non-compete agreements unenforceable in California, and further require employers to notify current and former employees in writing by February 14, 2024, of any non-compete agreements they signed which are now void. or face Civil penalties.
  • Arbitration Agreements. Current state of enforceability of Arbitration Agreements in Class actions and PAGA cases, and the end of the automatic stay of proceedings when a motion to Compel arbitration is denied--why your agreements must be bullet proof.
  • Whistleblowing Cases. Plaintiff’s counsels are expanding the use of the whistleblower statute to take advantage of a much tougher shift to Employers of the burden of proof.


  • Wednesday, March 13, 2024


  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PST


  • Webinar


  • PMA members: Free
  • Nonmembers:  $10

Please note:  Zoom link will be sent to the participants on March 12, 2024.  Deadline to register is March 11, 2024.

Please contact Erin Peterman at 216-901-8800 ext. 116 to register over the phone.


Meet the Speakers from Frost Brown Todd LLP

Omar NashashibiThierry R. Montoya | Partner
Santa Ana, CA | 714-852-6862 |

Thierry is a member of FBT’s Environmental Practice Group. He helps clients resolve air, soil and groundwater disputes. He has significant experience litigating claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Clean Water Act, and other State and Federal statutes and common law. Thierry has achieved successful results for his clients–both public and private sector entities–in a variety of complex environmental, land use, construction, and eminent domain matters. In addition, he assists clients on natural resources issues involving water, oil and gas interests, air and water permitting and violations, including the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and Title V of the Clean Air Act. Thierry has an active land use practice, where he advises clients on a broad range of permitting, zoning, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) matters, and eminent domain expertise.

Omar NashashibiTheodore E. Bacon | Partner
San Francisco, CA | 213-629-7076 |

As Partner-in-Charge of FBT’s San Francisco office, Ted helps his clients understand, navigate and resolve complex employment and business disputes. He advises clients – small businesses, real estate developers, medical laboratories, global financial institutions and more – on a broad spectrum of issues ranging from counseling on day-to-day matters to handling full-on jury trials. Ted has successfully helped clients resolve a variety of disputes, including all types of employment and business-related matters, such as wrongful termination claims, discrimination and harassment claims, wage and hour class actions and PAGA (Private Attorneys General Act) claims, trade secrets and unfair competition, fraud and wrongful foreclosure, unfair business practices, breach of contracts, and corporate and partnership disputes. His experience as a seasoned trial lawyer has given him the ability to advise clients on what they need to know and do to minimize the chances of claims and maximize the chances for positive results if suits are filed. He has taken dozens of cases to jury verdict and many more to judgment by court trial and has negotiated hundreds of very favorable settlements for his clients.

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