SCOPE SCOPE RALPH E. BOYER INSTITUTE ON CONDOMINIUM AND CLUSTER DEVELOPMENTS The Institute is designed to update condominium and planned development law generally and explore in detail particular topics of current interest. The entire morning will explore judicial, legislative and administrative recent developments followed by a discussion of current issues facing community associations and lenders relative to association finances. This year's Luncheon Roundtable will present an overview of the Florida residential market by leading economists. The afternoon session will begin with a panel discussion of the condominium assessment safe harbor debate from both lender and association perspectives. The afternoon session will continue with an arbitration update. This will be followed by a panel discussion of new trends in condo and HOA construction litigation including defects and turnover inspections. The Thursday afternoon session will conclude with a practical ethics and professional responsibility panel discussing drafting mistakes of community association practitioners. The Friday morning session will begin with a panel discussion of current issues of condominium reversions involving terminations and new statutory requirements. This will be followed by a panel presentation of intellectual property issues facing community association practitioners. The morning session will conclude with our annual “Meeting with the Division”, consisting of an informal workshop where several significant issues confronting both developers and community association practitioners will be discussed in an open forum. The Friday afternoon session will begin with a Lunch Meeting of the Florida Bar Condominium and Planned Development Committee, including a legislative outlook for 2016. Immediately following Friday’s luncheon, a panel discussion of modernizing community association documents will be presented. The Institute will conclude with a panel discussion of mandatory membership clubs including issues of conversion and merger of clubs and HOA’s from a practical issue perspective.
Ralph E. Boyer Institute on Condominium Law FORTIETH INSTITUTE ON CONDOMINIUM AND CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT October 29 – 30, 2015 Boca Raton Resort & Club Boca Raton, Florida THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015 8:00 – 8:40 a.m. Registration 8:40 – 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks William P. Sklar, Director Institute on Condominium and Cluster Development University of Miami School of Law Coral Gables, Florida PROGRAM 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Recent Developments— Judicial Update Michael J. Gelfand, Esquire Gelfand & Arpe West Palm Beach, Florida 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Legislative Update— 2015 Legislative Review Joseph E. Adams, Esquire Becker Poliakoff Fort Myers, Florida 10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break 10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Administrative Update Amelia Shekitka, Chief Bureau of Standards and Registration Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshare and Mobile Homes Tallahassee, Florida Pat Flynn, Chief Bureau of Compliance Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshare and Mobile Homes Tallahassee, Florida