The 2007 Year-in-Review of the Europe Committee of the ABA Section of International Law was coordinated and co-edited by Violeta I. Balan, associate at Mayer Brown, LLP, in Chicago. The contribution on England and Wales was provided by professional support lawyers at Mayer Brown LLP in London with assistance from Gillian Sproul, Clare Brown, Sangeeta Puran, Sandy Bhogal, Sharon Gerbi, and Jonathan Nugent. The contribution on Germany was provided by Dr. Mark C. Hilgard, Partner, Dr. Jan Kraayvanger, Associate, and Dr. Martin Lorenz, Associate, all with Mayer Brown LLP in Frankfurt,Germany.