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There’s No Such Thing as a Cheap Harassment Suit

April 17, 2018

Habitat Magazine

While the headlines about the latest sexual harassment claims may go to big names in Hollywood, Washington, and Silicon Valley, co-op and…

Q&A: Question About the Value of Shares After a Cooperator Dies

April 16, 2018

The Cooperator

Montgomery McCracken partner Andrew P. Brucker was featured in The Cooperator’s April Q&A column. Q. My brother passed away in August of last year. He…

Can a Board Decline an Apartment Sale Over a Low Price?

April 12, 2018

The Cooperator

Several Factors Determine Whether or Not a Transaction Goes Through The power of a co-op board to approve or reject…

CRE Questions Unanswered In Treasury Guidance On New Business Interest Deduction Limit

April 11, 2018

GlobeSt.com

The notice does provide some helpful guidance to C Corporations but there are still unanswered questions about commercial real estate…

From life in prison to parole in May: Philly juvenile lifer hopes for secondchance

April 9, 2018

Metro US - Philadelphia

One of Philadelphia’s juvenile lifers is hoping to return to work as a barber. Philadelphia man Michael Holmes, 46, has…

Confidentiality of Board Discussions: How Much Is Protected?

April 5, 2018

The Cooperator

Are There Limits to How Much Community Members Can Expect to Know? Living in a co-op or condo community is…

Why You Need a Harassment Policy Right Now

April 3, 2018

Habitat Magazine

Sexual harassment charges seem to be everywhere – from Hollywood to Washington to Las Vegas casinos. Yet the vast majority…

3rd Circuit adds to Citgo’s bill for 2004 oil spill near Philadelphia

March 29, 2018

Reuters

A federal appeals court on Thursday added to the $120 million in damages that Citgo must pay for cleanup costs…

3rd Circ. Ups Citgo’s Tab In Fight Over $100M Spill Judgment

March 29, 2018

Law360

The Third Circuit handed down a precedential opinion Thursday that saddled three Citgo units with the lion’s share of liability for a…

Bill Cosby’s fate could turn on a pivotal court decision expected next week

March 2, 2018

ABC News

The Pennsylvania judge at the center of the criminal retrial of comedian Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges could rule as soon as early…

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee – Member Spotlight on Ernest D. Holtzheimer

February 28, 2018

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

Montgomery McCracken attorney Ernest D. Holtzheimer was recently featured in the ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee’s Member Spotlight….

Pa. Ruling May Spur More Class Suits Against In-State Cos.

February 23, 2018

Law360

In the wake of a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court finding that nonresidents can sue Pennsylvania businesses over out-of-state transactions under the state’s…

Former Morgan Stanley Broker Says Firm Destroyed Evidence

February 22, 2018

ThinkAdvisor

Todd Walker says a FINRA arb panel failed to consider that Morgan Stanley shredded hundreds of boxes of his records…

Who Can Serve? The Reality for Board Volunteers

February 22, 2018

The Cooperator

Co-op and condo owners often make assumptions about who can serve on the board of their corporation or association —…

Ask Real Estate: When Furniture Rains from Above

February 20, 2018

The New York Times

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region. Q: I live in…

Insider Tips Case Shows 3rd Circ.’s Caution On Sentencings

February 16, 2018

Law360

A recent Third Circuit opinion that scrapped a nearly four-year prison sentence for a former Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP managing clerk…

Inheriting a Co-op or Condo: What’s Involved?

February 8, 2018

The Cooperator

There Are Issues When It Comes to Transferring Property Picture this: at some point, your parents would like to move…

Q&A: What If a Board Member Is Involved in a Lawsuit?

January 30, 2018

The Cooperator

Q. Can a homeowner who is in a lawsuit with his condo legally be an executive board member of that condo?…

Court Watchers See Pa. GOP’s Gerrymandering Appeal as a Long Shot

January 30, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer

The recent decision to void Pennsylvania’s congressional map over gerrymandering concerns may cause some confusion in the upcoming election, but,…

Why The Tax Law Might Turn Your Lenders Into Investors

January 29, 2018

GlobeSt.com

WASHINGTON, DC–One provision of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, namely section 163(j), has implications that could turn lenders into…