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For board members and property managers of co-ops and condos in New York City, there are legal and financial questions regarding new and old laws, accounting rules, auditing, and so much more. Here’s what you need to know to manage your finances and speak knowledgeably with your accountant and attorney.

It Just Got Easier to Claim Sexual Harassment on the Job

Written by Andrew I. Bart on August 15, 2019

New York City

State’s new workplace laws make co-op and condo boards vulnerable.

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City commission missed February deadline; no report in sight.

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The Personal Touch Seals a Massive Condo Insurance Deal

Written by Jason Schiciano on August 13, 2019

New York City

Building trust through face-to-face communication.

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Devastating Brooklyn fire points to hazards of being uninsured.

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If it’s done in good faith and isn’t excessive, that fee is probably legal.

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Negotiating a Licensing Agreement? It’s Time to Play Nice

Written by Kathleen Needham Inocco on August 06, 2019

Upper East Side, Manhattan

Going to war against the developer next door is rarely a good idea.

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Three towers in Two Bridges must undergo pubic review.

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As fatalities rise, residents worry about lost parking spaces.

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City’s move to reduce vacancies strikes some as a “fishing expedition.”

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Smart Ways to Finance Energy Projects

Written by Carol J. Ott on July 23, 2019

New York City

They exist – you just have to run the numbers.

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