Code of Professional Responsibility

Code of Professional Responsibility

n. a set of rules governing the ethical conduct of attorneys in the practice of the law. It covers such topics as conflicts of interest, honesty with clients, confidentiality, and conduct toward other attorneys and the courts. First developed and pushed by the American Bar Association the code has been adopted by most states.

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The Lawyer's Code of Professional Responsibility ('Lawyer's Code') provides that a lawyer shall not reveal the confidence or secrets of his client except, among others, when required by law;
Citing Canon 15 of the Code of Professional Responsibility, the lawyer said that it states that a lawyer "shall observe candor, fairness, and loyalty in all his dealings and transactions with his clients.
01 of the Lawyer's Code of Professional Responsibility provides that a lawyer shall not reveal the confidence or secrets of his client except, .
For example, NCFS work product #20 is a recommendation regarding a National Code of Professional Responsibility for Forensic Science and Forensic Medicine Service Providers, which received approval at the March 2016 meeting.
IMCA has revised its code of professional responsibility as per its ongoing changes to the investment and private wealth industry in December 2015, adding emphasis on competency, a preamble and a standalone section on conflicts of interest.
While the code of Professional Responsibility of Lawyers prohibits ambulance chasing, no statutory provision exists which totally, directly, and expressly prohibits this abominable practice in the enforcement of labour rights," he said.
The Navy Supply Corps Code of Professional Responsibility was first published in 1999, but remains equally relevant today.
The court found this to be solicitation in violation of the New York Code of Professional Responsibility, disqualified the firm, and referred it for disciplinary prosecution.
A grievance committee is looking to violations of the Code of Professional Responsibility and whether there's probable cause to proceed down a disciplinary path," the justice replied.
According to the "Astronaut Code of Professional Responsibility," astronauts are expected to adhere to "a constant commitment to honorable behavior," but NASA won't go much further than that.
territory constitutions; "Treaties and International Agreements Online," with text for over 17,000 treaties and international agreements in over 40 categories; and, "New York Code of Professional responsibility and Ethics Opinions Online," a guide to the ethics guidelines of New York.
The Code of Professional Responsibility of the Society of Financial Service Professionals states, "A member shall continually improve his/her professional knowledge, skill, and competence.

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