Planning a revolution
Fernando Pelaez-Pier previews the initial report of the IBA Section on Business Law's Taskforce on International Multi-jurisdictional Commercial Practice prior to its presentation in San Francisco in September
In this ever shrinking, technology-driven world, one of the most fundamental questions facing cross-border commercial practitioners and the legal profession as a whole is whether restrictions on the practise of law should continue to be based upon geographical considerations. Although we speak of ourselves as ‘international lawyers’, because our clients and their legal matters span the globe, we as commercial lawyers cannot be licensed or otherwise admitted to ‘international practise’.
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