Terranea (terra-NAY-a) Resort is poised above the Pacific on the beautiful Palos Verdes
Peninsula. A hidden gem on the Los Angeles coast, this 102-acre luxury Southern California resort
destination is surrounded by tranquil waves and offers a whole new world of relaxation and adventure that
words just can’t describe.
ABI has arranged for a special conference rate of $360 per night.
Reservations must be made with the resort by November 1, 2019, to secure this special rate.
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 anyone a room
after the specially rated ABI block is filled.
Read more about the resort’s commitment to service excellence, outstanding reputation and
workplace culture HERE.
Terranea is located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, one of Southern California’s most scenic
and coveted coastlines overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Guests can enjoy a tranquil escape
in this natural haven, conveniently located 30 minutes from both Los Angeles International and Long Beach
Airports and just 30 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles. The resort address is 100 Terranea Way, Rancho
Palos Verdes, CA 90275.
9 hours of CLE credit, including 2 hours of ethics/professionalism and
1 hour of substance abuse, are pending in states calculating CLE on a 60-minute hour, and
10.8 hours of CLE credit, including 2.4 hours of ethics/professionalism
and 1 hour of substance abuse, are pending in 50-minute-hour states. Credit hours
granted are subject to each state’s CLE credit-approval regulations and might not be approved prior to
the program. California MCLE: ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for
MCLE credit in the amount of 9 hours, including 2 hours of ethics and
1 hour of competence issues. NY MCLE: This course or program has been approved in
accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of
10.5 credit hours, of which 10.5 credit hours can be applied toward the
professional practice requirement and 3 credit hours can be applied toward the ethics
professionalism requirement. 10.5 hours of CPE credit, including 3 hours
of behavioral ethics, are also available.
* ABI offers intermediate-level courses, which assume that attendees will
have at least some detailed 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 submitted to the National
Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website, www.nasba.org.
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. Illinois Attorneys: If registration
fees are more than $500, attorneys who qualify will receive a reduction of at least 50% off the
registration fee. For information on tuition assistance, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if notice of cancellation is
received in writing by November 14, 2019. No refunds will be made if notice is received
after November 14, although substitutions will be allowed. After November 14, 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.
9 Holes of Golf at The Links at Terranea
Sponsored by Ritchie Bros.
Thursday, December 5, 10:00 a.m.
The Links at Terranea is a dramatic 9-hole, par 3 Southern California oceanfront golf
course, with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. This is no ordinary 9-hole, par 3
course; rather, it is a collection of nine championship-caliber par 3 holes, masterfully routed and
integrated with each other and the natural surroundings. $150 per player includes golf fee
and lunch. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration
portal to play, and indicate your handicap.
Tennis Tournament at the Peninsula Racquet Club
Sponsored by Snell &
Thursday, December 5, 1:00 p.m.
Located in the beautiful hills of Rancho Palos Verdes, the Peninsula Racquet Club (PRC) has
a panoramic view of Catalina Island and cool ocean breezes year-round. Round-robin format. $50 per
player includes lunch, prizes and tournament fee. Please
select the appropriate event in the online registration portal.
Afternoon Coastal Hike
Thursday, December 5, 2:00 p.m.
Come enjoy an afternoon hike led by a trained naturalist while you enjoy exploring the
property and local trails. $90 per person includes guide and water. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal.
This event is subject to cancellation if the minimum required attendance is not met.
Winter Fun Run (5K)
Friday, December 6, 6:00-7:00
Join us for the annual 5K Winter Fun Run and run at your own pace around the beautiful
trails of Terranea. The $15-per-person fee includes a t-shirt and water. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration
Painting by the Sea
Friday, December 6, 2:00-4:00
Channel your inner Van Gogh with an afternoon of painting by the sea in the uniquely
Californian style of plein air painting (meaning “open air” in French, the perfect setting in which to
paint). With the helpful tips provided, combined with your unique expression, you will be able to create
your own works of art. The cost is $125 per person. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration portal. This
event is subject to cancellation if the minimum required attendance is not met.
Dinner and Entertainment sponsored by Alston & Bird LLP; BakerHostetler; Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP; Ballard Spahr, LLP; Fox Rothschild LLP; Gavin/Solmonese LLC; Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP
Friday, December 6, 7:00-10:00
Join your colleagues for a fun-filled evening of networking! Admission is $75 for
attendees before October 5 and $100 after October 5. Guest tickets are
$100 before October 5 and $125 after October 5. Please select the appropriate event in the online registration
Saturday, December 7, 11:00 a.m.-3:30
December is the beginning of gray whale season off the coast of California. Enjoy your
cruise as experienced captains offer comprehensive narration and information about the characteristics of
the Pacific gray whale and other local sea life. The $200-per-person fee includes resort
pick-up and drop-off and cruise. Please select the appropriate event in
the online registration portal. This event is subject to cancellation if the minimum required attendance
is not met.