TITLE

Chicago bar group committee gives nod to pay-to-play restrictions

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;05/10/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30637, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a rule adopted by Chicago Bar Association's Professional Responsibility Committee that would ban lawyers in Illinois for two years from doing business with a government official to which they had contributed. Effect on lawyers engaged in bonds; Efforts by James G. Greenberger, member of the committee and author of the proposal; Changes on the proposal.
ACCESSION #
1849291

 

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