JULY 2012 • VOLUME 75, NUMBER 7 DEPARTMENTS 502 504 506 508 564 568 574 576 578 Spectrum Letters to the Editor President’s Opinion Technology TYLA President’s Opinion Disciplinary Actions Lawyers on the Move Memorials IN THIS ISSUE From the economy to technology to cultural practices, interna-tional integration is quickly becoming the norm, even in Texas. This issue of the Texas Bar Journal provides several tools to help Texas attorneys practice in an increasingly global atmosphere. PAGE 510 . Also, you can learn about some of the great work the State Bar Sections ( PAGE 546) and Committees ( PAGE 556) have done during the past Bar year. FEATURES 510 Globalization and International Law: Texas and International Integration 512 Transnational Disputes in a Global Economy BY JUAN M. ALCALÁ Lawyers/Community Leaders 580 Classifieds 584 Client Page 586 Back Page 520 How to Avoid the Broad Nature of Export Control Violations BY MARGARET JONES HOPSON 524 Joint Ventures in Texas: A Primer for International Partners BY S. DOUGLAS STINEMETZ AND ERIKA C. ANDERSON 530 Managing U.S. Immigration Risks: Key Concepts for a Global Workforce BY LEIGH GANCHAN 535 Hiring Foreign Nationals on an H-1B Visa BY NINA FANTL 536 Business Entertainment “Texas Style” Here and Abroad: What You Need to Know BY MARSHA Z. GERBER AND ELAINE L. LAWSON 540 Profiles of 2012 Pro Bono and Legal Services Award Winners 544 February 2012 Bar Exam High Scorer Remarks 546 State Bar Section Reports (2011-2012) 556 State Bar Committee Reports (2011-2012) 566 Solo/Small Firm: Going Global — Delving into the International Legal Arena BY JANET H. MOORE The Texas Bar Journal (ISSN 0040-4187) is published monthly, except August, by the State Bar of Texas, 1414 Colorado, Austin, TX 78701, as a service to the profession. One copy of each issue is furnished to members as part of their State Bar dues. Subscription price to others, $12 (including sales tax); $15 to foreign countries. Single copies, $2.50 each (including sales tax). Periodicals Postage Paid at Austin, Texas and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Texas Bar Journal , P .O. Box 12487, Austin, Texas 78711-2487. Canadian Publication Agreement No. 40778512. Returns to: Station A, Box 54, Windsor ON N9A 6J5.