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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…

9th Circ. Sets High Bar For Nationwide Class Settlements

January 25, 2018

Law360

Multistate consumer class action settlements will have to clear a higher bar before scoring approval, experts say, after the Ninth…

A C Corp. Or A Pass-Through Entity?

January 23, 2018

GlobeSt.com

WASHINGTON, DC–The Tax Cut and Jobs Act is the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years. There…

Report on AHLA’s Networking Breakfast: “Making the Most of your Mentor Relationships”

January 2, 2018

American Health Lawyers Association - Connections December 2017 Issue

On November 7, 2017, AHLA’s Women’s Leadership Council and Young Professionals Council co-sponsored the “Making the Most of your Mentor…

The Many Unknowns In The Tax Bill’s CRE Provisions

January 2, 2018

GlobeSt.com

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act is the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years. Little wonder,…

Ask Real Estate: Can I Divide My Apartment Into Two?

January 1, 2018

The New York Times

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Q. My wife and…

Where 5 Top MDLs Stand At The End Of 2017

December 21, 2017

Law360

Multidistrict litigation dockets sizzled in 2017 with a spate of notable bellwether trials and a handful of attention-grabbing settlements, as…

Hey, Rosie O’Donnell: It’s Illegal to Offer Cash to GOP Senators to Switch Vote on Tax Bill

December 20, 2017

TheWrap

But legal experts tell TheWrap the comic is unlikely to be prosecuted even if her tweet was serious On Tuesday,…

Blagojevich, Silver Seek Clarity from SCOTUS Post-McDonnell

December 19, 2017

Bloomberg Law

The U.S. Supreme Court has at least two opportunities this term to take up a case that could further define…

Can Concussion Litigation Make the Leap to Products Liability?

December 15, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

Sports-related concussion litigation has been expanding across the country, with everything from the NFL and colleges to high schools and…

Q&A: Quorum and Board Elections

December 7, 2017

The Cooperator

Montgomery McCracken partner Andrew P. Brucker was featured in The Cooperator’s December Q&A column. Q. Can an election for the purpose of electing board…

How Transparent Should Boards Be – Understanding What Information to Provide Owners and Shareholders

November 13, 2017

The Cooperator

Living in and running a co-op or condo can be stressful. And it’s understandable that both the board of an association…

The Apartment Is Great but the Hallway Smells Awful. What Now?

October 28, 2017

The New York Times

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Q. My husband and…