Glenn Hendrix Leads ABA Delegation to Australia and New Zealand

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.