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Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference
March 27-30, 2011
Palm Desert, CA
You may register online at www.ici.org/events, or you may complete the registration form and return it to ICI. Conference policy allows up to two individuals from associate member firms to attend at the member rate. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. All registrations must be received by March 23, 2011. Registrations will not be accepted by phone.
Members/FBA Members*: $975
*Associate members are limited to two conference registrations at the member rate. Associate members are SEC-registered investment advisers or FINRA-registered broker-dealers that are not the primary adviser or underwriter to a SEC-registered mutual fund.
ICI and FBA members may register for the conference beginning at 1:00 p.m. (EST), January 10, 2011.
Nonmembers may register for the conference beginning at 1:00 p.m. (EST), January 24, 2011.
If you register online at www.ici.org/events, please note that your credit card will be charged immediately upon receipt of your registration.
If you register by mail, please return the completed form with check to:
Investment Company Institute
Washington, DC 20061-3077
If you register by an express carrier, please return the completed form with check to:
Investment Company Institute
Attn: Accounting Department
1401 H Street, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005-2148
Note: Payment for registration fees must accompany all registration forms. Do NOT send registration forms in advance of mailing a check. Registrations received without payment information will not be processed. A notice of confirmation will be emailed within five business days for online registrations, and within 10 business days for registrations with check payment.
Cancellations received up to March 18, 2011, will be subject to a $150 administrative fee. Notices of cancellation must be received in writing. After March 18, 2011, we regret that no registration fees can be refunded.
Conference materials will be furnished in electronic form only and will be available for download by conference registrants beginning March 16, 2011. A flash drive of conference materials will be distributed to all conference registrants at the conference.
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JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Reservations at the conference hotel are available to registered conference attendees only. Reservations will be guaranteed by a first night’s deposit or by a major credit card. Individual reservation cancellations must be received 3 days in advance of scheduled arrival. If cancellation is not received 3 days in advance, guests will be charged for one night's room and tax. When canceling, please note and retain the cancellation number quoted to you by the reservations agent. If you do not check in on your reserved arrival date, your entire reservation may be cancelled at the hotel's discretion.
Reservations must be received by March 1, 2011. Reservations received after March 1 may not receive the conference room rate. Please note that the conference hotel will likely be completely booked before this cut-off date; new hotel reservations may not be made after the hotel room block has filled.
In order to make a reservation at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, you must first register for the conference. Upon completion of your conference registration, you will be provided with a link to the hotel website to register for your hotel room. Due to high demand, only one hotel room may be reserved per registered attendee.
Business casual dress is customary. Admittance to conference events will only be permitted with registration name badge.
Registration for this program is open to members of the media.
The ICI registration desk will be located in the JW Marriott Desert Springs Ballroom Foyer beginning Sunday, March 27, from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. Registration will be open Monday, March 28, through Wednesday, March 30, from 7:00 a.m. until 30 minutes after the last conference session each day.
Guests are welcome at the opening reception on Sunday evening.
CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE)
Applicants will generally receive Continuing Legal Education credit, with the conference sponsors cooperating to certify attendance. Application for approval will be submitted by the Federal Bar Association to the appropriate state agency. This program should qualify for approximately eleven (11) hours of CLE credit. Because the credit requirements vary from state to state and are governed by different regulatory agencies, we suggest that you contact your governing body to learn if this program meets your individual requirements.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPE)
Upon completion of the program, each participant will be eligible for approximately fourteen (14) hours of CPE credit. ICI 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 final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to NASBA, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417, www.nasba.org.
Learning objectives: To provide updates on current securities, tax, and other regulatory developments affecting mutual funds and investment advisers.
Program level: Update
Delivery mode: Group-Live Course
FINANCIAL AID POLICY
ICI will make full or partial scholarships available for Institute conferences to lawyers and law students experiencing financial hardship. Under this policy, financial hardship is defined as income of $35,000 or less.
No income: 100% discount
Income below $35,000: 50% discount
Income above $35,000: No discount
To apply for financial aid, please submit a completed registration form, along with a letter stating your interest in attending the specific program. Law students must include a copy of their current student ID card. All requests for financial aid must be submitted at least four weeks prior to the start of the conference. Once your materials are received, ICI will review and respond to you as to whether or not you have been approved for financial aid.
ICI assumes no liability for nonrefundable transportation costs, hotel accommodations, or additional costs incurred by registrants. The program and speakers are subject to change without notice. Please check periodically for program updates on the ICI conference website at www.ici.org/events. Audience use of laptops, recording devices, cellular phones, and pagers is prohibited at all conference sessions.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Conference Division at 202/326-5968 or firstname.lastname@example.org.