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GENERAL INFORMATION
Sponsored by Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), Current Issues in Securities Dispute Resolution will be held at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott in Los Angeles, California from 8 am - 5:30 pm on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Although any one may attend, this one-day CLE program is designed for attorneys, paralegals, regulators, educators, experts, consultants, mediators, arbitrators.

Agenda
The program includes seven (7) sessions addressing issues such as FINRA Dispute Resolution Developments in 2018, Cryptocurrency, Fixed Income Cases, Broker Protocol, FINRA Arbitrations From the Defense Side, RIA Disputes, and Protecting Seniors. While Moderators are confirmed for all sessions, PIABA continues to confirm Speakers. It is expected all Speakers will be confirmed by February 28th, and once finalized the brochure will be updated.For more information, see the California Meeting Brochure.

Meeting Registration
The meeting registration fee for the Current Issues in Securities Dispute Resolution program includes all meeting sessions, CLE credit, continental breakfast, luncheon, breaks, closing reception, and written materials. There is not a guest registration fee for this meeting. For more information, see the California Meeting Registration Form.

Hotel Reservations
The host hotel for the seminar is the Los Angeles Airport Marriott located at 5855 West Century Boulevard,Los Angeles, CA 90045. To receive the group rate, hotel reservations must be made through PIABA. The PIABA group rate is $119 per night subject to applicable state and local taxes. The final date to confirm a room at the group rate is April 3, 2018. If the PIABA block sells-out prior to April 3rd, rooms will be confirmed on a space available basis at the rate guaranteed by LAX Marriott. Changes or cancellations to hotel reservations must be received in writing in the PIABA Office on or before April 20, 2018. For more information, see the Hotel Reservation Form (LAX).

Continuing Education
PIABA will apply for continuing education accreditation in California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Illinois, as well as other States where registrants request CLE credit on the Meeting Registration Form. In general, registrants may expect to receive 6-7 hours of credit. 

Registrants should note that many States have implemented late fees for MCLE applications submitted within 30 days of the program date. As such, PIABA will apply for MCLE credit for individuals who pre-register on or before through April 2, 2018. After April 2nd, PIABA will assist registrants seeking credit for the meetings, but will not be responsible for application fees.To obtain approval updates, please visit MCLE Information.

Meeting and Registration Policies
For information regarding Speaker changes, Session Topic revisions, audio and video taping, and the PIABA Hardship Policy, visit Meeting and Registration Policies
 
For more information regarding the Current Issues in Securities Dispute Resolution seminar, contact PIABA at 1.888.621.7484 or piaba@piaba.org.