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Current Developments in the Commercial Divisions of the
New York State Courts by Schlam Stone & Dolan LLP
Posted: September 11, 2019

Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Changes to Commercial Division Rules

The Office of Court Administration has asked for public comment on three proposed rule changes.

First, is a proposed amendment to Commercial Division Rule 1 to facilitate remote video appearances by counsel.

E-mail comments on this proposal to rulecomments@nycourts.gov by September 30, 2019.

Second, is a proposed amendment to Commercial Division Rule 6 to require proportionally-spaced 12-point serif type in papers filed with the court.

E-mail comments on this proposal to rulecomments@nycourts.gov by October 25, 2019.

Third, is a proposal to repeal Commercial Division Rule 23, which requires counsel to tell the court when a motion has been under submission for more than 60 days.

E-mail comments on this proposal to rulecomments@nycourts.gov by November 1, 2019.

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