Please make plans to attend the Forbidden Place-Tourism and Trade seminar on Friday, September 24, 2010. This seminar will take place at the J.W. Marriott Hotel, Miami, Florida. This half-day seminar will address a variety of recent regulations administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Topics to be addressed include travel to and trade with restricted countries, immigration aspects of tourism to sanctioned countries, and representing a client who is the subject of an investigation or penalty by the OFAC.
Click on this highlighted link for a pdf of the full brochure for the agenda of the event. Our featured luncheon guest speaker is Charles Bishop, Sanctions Coordinator, OFAC. Mr. Bishop has primarily been involved with administering the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, including license applications for Service Providers, Carrier Service Providers, Travel Service Providers, and Remittance Forwarders.
Please call The Florida Bar’s International Law Section at 850-561-5831 to register over the phone, fax your registration to 850-561-5816 or register on-line at www.floridabar.org/CLE. Attorneys who attend will receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the J.W. Marriott Hotel Miami at the rate of $114 single/double occupancy. To make reservations, please call the hotel directly at (305) 329-3500. Reservations must be made by September 3, 2010 to assure the group rate and availability. Group rate is valid 3 days before and 3 days after the event, based on availability. After September 3rd, the group rate will be granted on a "space available" basis.