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Travel

Avis Car Rental Fly into McCarran International Airport (LAS). Avis car rental discounts are available using the Avis Worldwide discount number (J789009). Call (800) 458-9383 or book online at www.avis.com.

Conference Hotel

The Four Seasons room block is sold out. We have secured a block of rooms at the MGM Signature:  http://www.signaturemgmgrand.com/ .  Reservations must be made directly with the resort by August 15, 2007. Reservations may be made only once you have registered with ABI. Upon payment of the conference registration fees, you will receive hotel reservation information with your conference confirmation. Rooms are held on a first-come, first-served basis. ABI cannot guarantee any rooms after the specially rated ABI block is filled.  The rates are $169 for 9/5 and 9/6 and $269 for 9/7 and 9/8.  Each night has a $15 resort fee. 

Conference Attire

Attire is casual throughout the conference.

Attorney Specialist Certification Exam

Thursday, September 6, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. The American Board of Certification (ABC) will offer its business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors’ rights exams at the Four Seasons. Details on the certification process, exam composition and sample exam can be obtained by calling ABC at (319) 365-2222, by e-mailing certification@abcworld.org or by visiting the ABC Web site at www.abcworld.org. The ABC certification programs are sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America, and all three programs are accredited by the American Bar Association.

Continuing Education

Approval for approximately 10 hours of CLE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, is available for SW07. Approval for approximately 5.75 hours of CLE credit is available for CFRP07. CPE credit is also available: approval for 12.5 CPE credits, including 3.5 of ethics, is available for SW07 and approval for 6.5 CPE credits are available for CFRP07; mark the appropriate box on the registration form. California MCLE – ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 10.5 hours, of which 1.5 hours will apply to legal ethics. Those attending will increase their understanding of accountancy in the context of bankruptcy consulting.

**ABI offers intermediate-advanced level courses, which assume that attendees will have at least some detailed knowledge in insolvency matters (pursuant to the “Statement on Standards for CPE Programs” established by AICPA and NASBA). ABI 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 the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Ave. North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417, or www.nasba.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800. ABI acknowledges that in some instances there will be persons who need to attend an educational seminar for CLE credit who are not able to pay full registration fees. ABI will handle such instances on a case-by-case basis and will work with the individual on alternative solutions. For persons who cannot meet the full registration rate, ABI will offer a reduced rate based on what the individual can reasonably afford to cover of the cost of meals and materials. For persons unable to pay a reduced rate, we may allow the individual to work at our registration area for a few hours during attendee check-in, or assist in conference set-up. ABI also has reduced rates for government employees, professors, law clerks and students. For information on tuition assistance, send an e-mail to javersano@abiworld.org.

Cancellation Policy

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by August 17, 2007. No refunds will be honored after August 17, but substitutions will be allowed. 

 

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