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JULY 13, 1993
TELEPHONE CALL FROM ADM HEADQUARTERS
FOREIGN CO-CONSPIRATOR EXPRESSES RELUCTANCE
Segment 2 - July 13, 1993, ADM Headquarters, Decatur, Illinois
WHITACRE: And regarding our, and regarding our next meeting,... MIMOTO: Yeah. WHITACRE: I think that, now our next meeting, since you guys hosted the Vancouver meeting, I think ADM should host the next meeting. Don't ya think? MIMOTO: Yeah. That's fine. WHITACRE: And maybe we host it in, uh, Maui. MIMOTO: Maui? WHITACRE: The lysine, you know, have the lysine meeting, the group meeting like we had last time in Vancouver. MIMOTO: Yeah. WHITACRE: The group lysine meeting, to have it in Maui, Hawaii. MIMOTO: Maui, Hawaii is, uh, still the United States. WHITACRE: Yeah, but what's that mean? Still the United States? MIMOTO: Well, still the United States means, uh, United States is, ah, very severe for the control of antitrust activity, no? WHITACRE: Yeah, but you think in a, in a hotel in... MIMOTO: (ui-talking at same time). WHITACRE: Hawaii next to an eighteen hole golf course? MIMOTO: (Laughs). No, uh, if your company judges no problem, maybe I will consult with, ah, our legal department. WHITACRE: Well, you know we met Kyowa, we met Kyowa in Hawaii, Maui, about a year ago, I think. MIMOTO: I know, one-to-one is alright, but this kind of, well maybe we can call it, ah, association for the establishment of our association. WHITACRE: Yeah, that's right. It could be a formal association meeting. MIMOTO: Maui, Maui is very convenient for us, but, uh, I don't know. WHITACRE: It, it, for one, it'd be a formal association meeting to, to starting of our association... MIMOTO: Hum. WHITACRE: and also would be a good distance for you and us both together. MIMOTO: (ui). That's right. WHITACRE: Only about half way for each of us. MIMOTO: Yeah, yeah, that's right. And be on the golf course, I think. WHITACRE: Yeah MIMOTO: Uh, no big problem. WHITACRE: And I think you country owns... MIMOTO: (ui). WHITACRE: Hawaii anyway. So. MIMOTO: Yeah, that's right. So, uh, well, anyway, I will get that advice from our legal department. WHITACRE: Yeah, okay, and we got, we got... MIMOTO: But, uh... WHITACRE: time on that. That meeting wasn't gonna happen till one, we figured out the mechanics of the association... MIMOTO: Hmm. WHITACRE: first, and two, to make sure these prices really go up.
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