The New York City Bar is pushing to change the state's rules governing attorney conflicts and discipline to better accommodate lawyers and law firms that practice both in New York and in other states and countries. The report comes amid a broader national debate over how to modernize the rules governing how lawyers practice. The American Bar Association has been looking at how ethics rules and regulations nationwide work in a global marketplace and is set to discuss the subject at its annual meeting, which begins today.
New York City Bar Pushes for Multijurisdictional Practice Rules
New York Law Journal
August 5, 2010