This excerpt taken from the AVB 8-K filed Nov 16, 2007.
3.3. Governing Law. This Amendment shall be deemed to be a contract under the laws of the State of New York. This Amendment and the rights and obligations of each of the parties hereto are contracts under the laws of the State of New York and shall for all purposes be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of such State (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law).