Monthly Archives: January 2017

5 Real Estate Laws That Real Estate Owners Need to Know 

When it comes to commercial real estate law, there's a lot to take in. With so many laws that exist on the books for federal, state, and local laws, it can be pretty confusing. Commercial real estate laws can be so befuddling and complicated that at the end of the day, you really require a [...]

January 26th, 2017|Real Estate Law|

Board Business Through a Legal Lens

There are many problems that co-op and condo boards have to deal with that are messy, personal, and time consuming. These often involve quality of life or resident issues where the board is forced to take a stand - either against resident behavior or as a motivator for some type of change. Watch Ken Jacobs [...]

January 5th, 2017|News|

Court of Appeals Upholds Contractual Limitation on Co-op Board’s Power to Deny Transfer Applications

In most instances, decisions of a cooperative board are reviewed by courts under the business judgment rule. The business judgment rule provides that a court should defer to a cooperative board’s determination so long as the board acts for the purposes of the cooperative, within the scope of its authority and in good faith. But [...]

January 4th, 2017|Newsletter|

SBJ And Jack Malley Obtain Unanimous First Impression Decision From The Court of Appeals Regarding A Co-op Board’s Duty To Act Reasonably Where The Proprietary Lease So Provides

In most instances, decisions of a cooperative board are reviewed by courts under the business judgment rule. The business judgment rule provides that a court should defer to a cooperative board’s determination so long as the board acts for the purposes of the cooperative, within the scope of its authority and in good faith. But [...]

January 4th, 2017|News|