Proposed New Confidentiality Exception

The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court has proposed amending the Rules of Professional Conduct to add an additional exception to client confidentiality, allowing lawyers to make disclosures the lawyer reasonably believes are necessary “to comply with other law or court order.” “Proposed Amendments to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct Relating to Confidentiality of Information,” 48 Pa.B. 7743 (12/22/2018).

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