Haynus practices in a state that has adopted the Model Rule 1.8. How does this rule apply to the two business transactions Haynus wants to enter in with his client?
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Haynus may not use confidential information to get a better deal on either business transactions, unless the client consents.
According to the Prof. Cond R. 1.8 a conflict between Haynus and the client does not exist with the sale of the shoes. This would be considered a standard commercial transaction for products that the client generally markets to others. The lawyer does not have an advantage in dealing with the client in this transaction.
Therefore, according to the Prof. Cond R. 1.8 a conflict will not exist in either transaction as long as the rules are followed and the proper steps are taken to ensure the