Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Meeting 2019

Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Meeting
January 24-26, 2019
Naples, FL

Join us at the Derivatives and Futures Committee Meeting 2019 to get up-to-date information on the developing trends and issues in the federal regulation of futures, swaps, and other derivatives markets. Register for this three-day meeting and connect with a wide network of practitioners in this practice area at events such as the Thursday luncheon; the welcome reception on the beach lawn Thursday evening; and the poolside reception on Friday evening.

Online/Advance Registration is now CLOSED

All registrations must now take place onsite at the LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort, Naples, FL beginning Thursday, January 24, 12:00 p.m.- Vanderbilt Terrace 


La Playa Beach & Golf Resort | The $369 group rate is now sold out!!  While the hotel may have a few rooms on some nights available at significantly higher rates, no more rooms will be added at the group rate.  Please contact La Playa Beach & Golf Resort’s Reservations Department at (239) 597-3123 for assistance if you are still interested in booking a room at a premium rate (currently over $800/night and not available on some nights at any rate), but please note that ABA staff will not be able to rate-adjust any rooms booked at higher rates back to the group rate.

Alternatively, you may wish to consider booking a room at one of these properties near the meeting.  While there is no group contract or special group code at either of these hotels, their websites recently listed available rooms. We also suggest utilizing a website such as to do your own search.

Hilton Naples
(5.0 miles from La Playa Beach & Golf Resort)
5111 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103

Naples Grande Beach Resort
(4.7 miles from La Playa Beach & Golf Resort)
475 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL, 34103

Travel Discounts

Airfare | ABA members are eligible for discounted airfare through Egencia.

Car Rental | ABA members save on car rental through Hertz.

Scholarship Information

Applications are available for a limited number of scholarships to defray the registration fee. Preference will be given to practitioners with limited means and to unemployed attorneys.

For registration fees over the amount of $500, attorneys who qualify will receive at least a 50% reduction in the registration fee. Please note, this does not include any reduction in meals, lodging, or travel costs associated with the course. For more information, please contact Quiana Nesbit at

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be granted for all written requests received by January 11, 2019. Refunds will not be granted after this date; however, we will gladly accept substitutions for those unable to attend. Submit all refund requests to Quiana Nesbit at


Contact Katie Koszyk at 312-988-6187 with any meeting questions.

Contact Julia Passamani at 312-988-5220 with any sponsorship questions.

Business Law Section members may join any (or all) Section Committees for free. Join the Derivatives and Futures Committee today!