Public Statement on Ethics 20/20 Commission’s Foreign Lawyer Proposals (12/11/12)

On December 11, 2012, the APRL Board approved two statements, the first in support of the ABA Ethics 20/20 Commission’s proposed revisions to the ABA Model Rule on Pro Hac Vice Admission and the second in support of the Commission’s proposed revisions to ABA Model Rule 5.5 and the ABA Model Rule for Registration of In-House Counsel concerning inbound foreign lawyers. To review or download the statements, please click here. On December 18, 2012, the Commission circulated its resolutions concerning those same issues, which will be considered by the ABA House of Delegates on February 11, 2013 at the ABA Mid-year Meeting in Dallas, Texas. To review the Commission’s revised proposals, click here.