International Year in Review
The ABA Section on International Law and Practice has just published the 2004 Year-in-Review. It is the best one-volume summary describing the developments in international law for the past year. It always comes out much too late, but it is a great resource. The reference begins at 39 International Lawyer 169 (2005).
Chapters include antitrust, environmental, trade, commercial dispute resolution, courts, criminal law, litigation, franchising, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, secured transactions, securities and capital markets, transnational legal practice, non-profits, information services, international transportation, immigration, employment, private tax clients, cultural property, health law, human rights, money laundering, China, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East.