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19 Int'l L. News 1 (1990)

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Japan, Arms Reductions, and
Taking Evidence Abroad

O      i November 2-3, 1989 the Sec-
tioti sponsored an allbitious
colbination of traditional LIusi-
iess meetings and social events with the
presentation of an A1BA Natio)nal Institute
entitled Japan-tlnited States Trade and
Investment: Strategies for the 1990S.
The planning committee for this inno-
vative offering included Gerold W l,ibb);
Whitnian & Ransotil, Los Angeles; Mayre
J. Raslussen, Coudert Brothers, San
Francisco; and Roger W Rosendahl, Do-
Inovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine, Los
This National Institute, which was also
offered in New York City November 30-
December 1, brought into focus for the
participants challenges and strategies it
conducting trade and investment with
Japanese businesses. The first day pre-
sented a thorough discussion of tle legal
and practical aspects for trade and invest-
Chicago Hosts 1990
Annual Meeting
ark Vour calendars now for the
ABAAnnual Meeting ini Chicago
on August 3-8, 1990. 1'he Sec-
tion will be headquartered at tile cos-
mopolitan Swiss Grand I lotel in the Il-
linois Center which overlooks Lake
Michigan and fronting on Chiicagos fa-
noius skyline.
Tile Section's four major progranis
will lie:
 Legal Aspects of Investient and Trade
in the new Eastern Europe
 Internationalization of Securities and
Futures Markets
* Glohalization of the Practice of law

nIent ili Japan, covering such topics as
tax planning, ioint ventures, techno)logy
transfer, dispute resolution, banking,
mergers and acquisitions, and legal
Tie second day focused on the other
side Of the issue, including topics such is
Japanese investment ill U.S. mnutf Ictur-
ing, tax and financial planning, pr()blenis
of representing Japanese clients in real
estate and financial transactions, U .S.
trade laws relating to Japanese LIusi-
nesses, labor laws and immigration, and
court issues. Copies of tile programn ma-
terials fron this National Institute may
be obtained by calling the AB3A Order
Fulfillnient Department, telephone
312-988-5555, and asking for product
code #576-0182.
Tile Fall Meeting portion of the pro-
gram included substantive committee
(mfliled oil pIae 18
9 International Law and U.S. Actions in
In addition, a wide variety of Commit-
tee progranis are scheduled, including
the 15th Anniversary of the Rule of Law
Resolution; International Commercial
Arbitration in the Europe of tie 1990s;
Inmigration Law Aspects of Foreign In-
vestment in the U.S.; Intellectual Proper-
ty and Patent Issues; aid Middle East
Commercial and Political Issues.
The Section's social events will in-
chide the International Reception at the
Chicago Yacht Club and the AnInual )in-
ner Dance at the Saddle and Cycle Club.
For further information or suggestions,
please contact the Annual Meeting
Chairman, Bill I lannay of Schiff I lardin &
Waite in Chicago, telephone 312-876-I (X1M.
See the Jaiiuarv 1990 issue of the AlBA
Journal for your reservation form.

New York Spring Meeting to
Feature 31 Programs
lie Section Spring Meeting will he
held for the first time in New York
Citv fr(om April 25 to 28, 1990. The
program Will he at tie Grant I Ivatt hotel
in mid-town Manhattan, and will feiature
31 different prograns onl virtulily everN'
area )f international law
Jamles 1i. Cartel, Chairman (if tile 1990
Spring Meeting, has announced an excit-
ing progran on devel,,iments in the
business and financial areas that will in-
clude showcase presentations and. con-
current cotmmittee programs on topics
of vital interest to practitioners, as wvell as
receptions and special events.
The showcase presentations are: In-
ternational Law Firms in tie 1990S:
Branching, Joint Ventures and Transna-
tional Mergers; 'Annual Review of Sig-
nificant Judicial and Arbitral Decisions
Affecting International Business and
Trade Law; Issues in international Se-
curities Law Enforcement and Coopera-
tion; and U.S. National Security and
Perestroika: Striking the Proper
Among tile prominent speakers who
will participate are Joseph Perella, a part-
ner of Wasserstein, Perella & Co. invest-
nient banking firm, Soviet Ambassador
Dubinin, New York Yankees owner
George Steinbrenner and U.S. Ambas-
sador to the United Nations Thomas R.
In addition to these showcase pro-
grams, participants will be able to select
from aniong 27 committee programs in
the areas of their expertise.
See pages 9-13 for a complete agenda
and registration information. We look
forward to seeing you in New York.
From the Courts ........... 15
From  Capitol Hill ..........  3
Committee Activities ....... 4
Nominating Committee ..... 2
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