ALA Governing Council Meeting (Bandar Seri Begawan, 9-12 April 2009)
The 30th Governing Council Meeting was held from 9 to 12 April 2009 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The Meeting was attended by delegates from 7 National Committees, namely, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Each country also chaired a meeting of its respective Standing Committee, this time with Malaysia chairing the Standing Committee on Business Law and Singapore chairing the Standing Committee on Legal Information by mutual agreement between the National Committees of the 2 countries.
The Meeting finalised the arrangements for the 10th General Assembly, which is to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 14 to 18 October 2009. The Meeting was shown a prototype of the ALA Members Directory and ASEAN Law Firms Directory. These Directories are due to be launched in conjunction with the 10th General Assembly.