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Hotel Options in the Area

There is a group rate available at the Amelia Hotel and Suites.  Deluxe Oceanside King $129+tax/night or Ocean View King with Balcony for $149+tax/night.  Rate Code is “SEBA”.

Amelia Hotel and Suites (The Amelia Hotel at the Beach)

1997 South Fletcher Avenue

Amelia Island, Florida 32034

Tel: (904) 206-5200

Email: info@ameliahotel.com


Ocean Place Condos

Phone: 904-277-0905

*Limited availability


Residence Inn Amelia Island

2301 Sadler Road
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Reservations: 1-866-245-6099
Contact: 904-277-2440
Fax: 904-277-2449
Email: ameliainfo@residenceinnamelia.com

Ground & Air Transportation

AIR: Fly into Jacksonville International Airport, which is located 30 minutes from The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.


GROUND: Carey Limousine provides transportation from Jacksonville International Airport to The Ritz- Carlton, Amelia Island. Call (888) 454-6646 or visit www.carey.com to make your reservations.

Workshop Attire

Attire is resort casual throughout the conference.

Continuing Education Credit

12 hours of general CLE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, is pending in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour, and 14 hours of general CLE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, is pending in 50-minute-hour states. Credit hours granted are subject to approval from each state. California MCLE: ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 12 hours, of which 1.5 hours will apply to ethics. NY MCLE: This transitional and nontransitional program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the CLE Board for a maximum of 14 credit hours, of which 1.5 hours of credit can be applied toward the ethics professionalism requirement. 14 hours of CPE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, are also available.


*ABI offers intermediate-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 the 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, ABI may allow the individual to work at the 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. Financial assistance is available for this program. For more information, please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800 or send an e-mail to ecarden@abiworld.org.

Cancellation Policy

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by July 3, 2014. No refunds will be granted after July 3, but substitutions will be allowed. After July 3, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the canceling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.


Attorney Specialist Certification

The American Board of Certification (ABC) will offer its business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors’ rights exams at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Details on the certification process, exam composition and a sample exam can be obtained by calling ABC at (319) 365-2222, by e-mailing assistantdirector@abcworld.org or by visiting the ABC website 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.


American Board of Certification Exams

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Call (319) 365-2222 or e-mail assistantdirector@abcworld.org


Make check payable to: American Board of Certification and return with this clipping to: American Board of Certification, The American Building, 4403 1st Avenue SE, Suite 113, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

A short form application and fee ($495) are also required prior to the exam. Please go to www.abcworld.org if you have not submitted the application.

 

     

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