Business law practice flash point
Access restrictions: a French court has held U.S.-based Yahoo accountable for failing to block the content of its auction materials to Internet surfers located in France, and has threatened fines in excess of 100,000 francs (US$12,853) per day unless Yahoo installs a keyword-based blocking system that prevents French citizens from seeing the offending Yahoo sites.
The International and Immigration Law Section Council meets every other month, in order to evaluate pending and prospective legislation; monitor the progress and status of its CLE programs, and section membership, newsletter articles and printing schedules; review informational items included in the meeting agenda; and discuss new business ideas and involvement for the future.
As a member in the past few years and Chair of the International Law and Immigration Law Section Council of the ISBA this year, I have had the privilege of working with a group of dedicated colleagues in planning and designing CLE programs, breakfast series and other community outreach programs designed to provide practice tips and resources to attorneys interested or involved in the international transactions and legal information regarding international business and immigration law to our community at large.
Corrections and apologies
In the January 2001 issue of The Globe an article appeared entitled Dead-beat dad enters a general appearance.
Immigration law update
Towards the end of last year, two important pieces of legislation in the immigration law area were enacted by the Congress and signed into law by Clinton, which have further amended the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952.
The International and Immigration Section Web site
The International and Immigration Section Web Site is loaded with valuable information for anyone interested in obtaining current information in regard to the activities, publications and other valuable information regarding the International and Immigration Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Foreign criminal proceedings need not be "imminent" for U.S. legal assistance--United States of America v. Sealed 1, 231 F.3d 484 (9th Cir. Nov. 1, 2000), opinion amended, 2000 WL 1808411 (9th Cir. Dec. 12, 2000).
Remarks by the President in address to faculty and students of Warsaw university
THE PRESIDENT- Thank you very much- Mr. President, thank you very much for your gracious hospitality that you and your wife have shown Laura and me. Mr. Prime Minister, members of the government, distinguished members of the clergy, distinguished citizens, and this important friend of America, students, Mr. Rector, then you very much for your warm greeting.