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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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Loyalty and Duty
By: Nena Groskind
May 2016
Newly elected condominium trustees are instructed somberly that they have a “fiduciary duty” to the association and its members; assured that they will not have to worry about personal liability (too much) because the “business judgment rule” will protect them, as long as they exercise “good judgment” and avoid “conflicts of interest”; and admonished sternly never to breach the “attorney-client privilege” that protects communications between the board and the association’s attorney.

Unsuspecting Targets - Cyber Risks Are Scary
By: Nena Groskind
April 2016
If you’re in the mood for a good scare, you can read a Stephen King novel, you can watch “Nightmare on Elm Street” again, or you can listen to Alan Crandall, senior vice president and west region manager in the Community Association Division of Mutual of Omaha Bank, discuss the cyber-risks confronting condominium associations and management companies. His message, summarized succinctly: “Be afraid. Be very afraid.”

Spring Cleaning
By: Nena Groskind
March 2016
Spring certainly seems far away as I’m writing this in early January, and it may still seem a distant, if not desperate, hope in March, when you’re reading it. But condominium boards and managers should start thinking seriously about spring maintenance long before the snow has melted and the grass has begun to grow.

Beyond Fires, Floods, and Blizzards
By: Nena Groskind
February 2016
Most condominium boards and managers recognize the importance of disaster planning. But here’s a question worth considering: What kinds of disasters should you anticipate and include in your crisis management plan?

Tread With Caution
By: Nena Groskind
January 2016
The Constitutional right to express almost any view, regardless of how inaccurate, offensive, or outrageous it might appear to others, plays out somewhat differently in condominium communities, where governing boards exercise broad control over behavior in common areas.

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