Glenn Hendrix Leads ABA Delegation to Australia and New Zealand
February 24, 2010
Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Glenn P. Hendrix led an American Bar Association delegation to Australia and New Zealand during the week of February 8-12. The 30-member delegation included U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Events included a conference chaired by Mr. Hendrix on “Cross-Border Collaboration, Convergence and Conflict: The Internationalization of Domestic Law and Its Consequences,” which packed the Banco Court (home of the Supreme Court of New South Wales) with more than 300 attendees; a roundtable co-organized with the Australian Corporate Counsel Association and the leaders of Australian law firms on business law issues facing American and Australian companies doing business in the Asia-Pacific region; meetings with leaders of Australian bar associations regarding issues of common concern, including access to legal markets; a moot court demonstration at the University of Sydney Law School, which attracted more than 350 attendees; meetings with U.S. Ambassador to Australia, Jeffrey Bleich; and various social events, including a reception at the home of Governor General Quentin Bryce, who serves as Australia's head of state.