Laurel S. Terry


This Article will focus on the agreement (“Agreement”) between the American Bar Association (“ABA”) and the French and Dutch Orders of the Brussels Bar (“Brussels Bars”). Section I of this Article provides an overview of the different models used, or approaches to, cross-border practice and places the Agreement in context. Section II chronicles the legislative history of the Agreement, noting the process by which it was developed. Section III contains the analysis of the Agreement, comparing it to other cross-border practice regulation. Section IV addresses the implementation of the Agreement. Finally, Section V offers a summary of the strengths and weaknesses of the Agreement and the process by which it was reached.