ABA stands for American Bar Association, one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. The ABA has many committees, one of them dealing with economic sanctions and export controls. This ABA committee follows US, Canadian and other export controls and embargoes and sanctions programs. The committee actively participates in policy formation, organizes and promotes programs on sanctions and export control topics and regularly publishes a newsletter. See: http://apps.americanbar.org/dch/committee.cfm?com=IC716000