Summer of Rule Changes in the Commercial Division


Lisa Gerson authored this bylined article describing new rules for handling complex commercial cases in the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division. “The past four months have seen the most changes to the Commercial Division rules of any year since … 2006,” Ms. Gerson wrote, and they involve jurisdictional requirements, procedure and rules of discovery. Ms. Gerson also described two pilot projects for the First Judicial District, New York County relating to mandatory mediation and referral of discovery disputes to special masters.