ABA Ethics Commission Proposes major amendments to Model Rules

NEW: Revised Proposals for Comment
Comment Deadline November 30, 2011

The ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 is pleased to release for comment, along with a Cover Memo from Co-Chairs Jamie S. Gorelick and Michael Traynor, revised proposals for comment by November 30, 2011. These revised proposals recommend amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct with regard to Outsourcing, Technology and Confidentiality, and Technology and Client Development. In addition, the Commission is recommending revisions concerning foreign lawyers to the ABA Model Rule on Pro Hac Vice Admission, the ABA Model Rule for Registration of In-House Counsel, and ABA Model Rule 5.5.

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