Conference Information

Accomodations and Meals

Participants are responsible for their own travel, hotel and meal arrangements. The program will include a daily continental breakfast and afternoon refreshment break. Some nearby hotels to consider are: The Soho Grand, Empire Hotel, Holiday Inn Downtown, Washington Square Hotel and the Manhattan Comfort Inn. These listings are provided for informational purposes only and are not vendor endorsements or recommendations.

Transportation

NYU School of Law and Washington Square are just one block east of the West Fourth Street subway station (A, B, C, D, E, F, V trains) at Sixth Avenue and two blocks west of the N and R subway lines at 8th Street. The address is New York School of Law, 40 Washington Square South.

Financial Hardship Statement

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 casnnot meet the full registration rate, ABI will offer a reduced rate based on what the individual can reasonably afford to cover the cost of meals and materials. For persons unable to pay a reduced rate, ABI may allow the individual to work at the registration area for a few hours during the attendee check-in, or assist in conference set-up. Financial assistance is available for this program. For more information please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800 or send a request to  ecarden@abiworld.org

Cancellation Policy

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by August 29, 2012. No refunds will be granted after August 29, but substitutions will be allowed. After August 29, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the cancelling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.

Continuing Education Credit

Approval for approximately 12.5 hours of CLE credit allocated in the area of Professional Practice and 2.0 hours in Ethics and Professionalism is pending in New York and states calculating CLE on a 50-minute hour for the Basic or Advanced Program. 10.5 hours of CLE credit, including 2.0 hours of ethics, is pending in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour. 12.5 hours of CPE, including 2.0 hours of ethics, is also available. Please mark the appropriate box on the registration form. California MCLE—ABI certifies that this program has been approved by the State Bar of California in the amount of 10.5 hours, of which 2.0 hours will apply to legal ethics.


*ABI offers intermediate-level courses, which assume that attendees have some knowledge of 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 complaints and refunds, 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 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 ecarden@abiworld.org.

 

 

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