Video Capacity Will Boost NY As Commercial Dispute Forum

Law360 (September 13, 2019, 5:51 PM EDT) -- The Commercial Division Advisory Council of the New York State Supreme Court proposed a rule amendment, which is intended to strengthen New York state’s status as a preferred forum for commercial litigation. The proposed rule would encourage, but not require, greater utilization of video conferencing technology.

The council, comprised of judges and practicing lawyers, including this author, sought to harmonize the needs and prerogatives of judges, with the needs of practicing lawyers and their clients.

This article is derived from the work of the council. Lawyers and clients who litigate in the New York state commercial division, often must travel substantial...

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