Q & A

Q & A

FDIC Limits and the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

November 30, 2008    

Q I am the treasurer of a condominium association. I am concerned about how the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act may affect the safety of our association's accounts with banks. Our association collects monthly maintenance payments from members...

Defenses Against Defamation Lawsuits

November 30, 2008    

Q My association publishes a community newsletter and hosts a community Web site. I can readily imagine a situation in which a disgruntled member or local business falsely accuses the board of defamation for something that may be published in the...

Verifying Member's Military Service for SCRA

September 30, 2008    

Q In some cases, I have heard that the law limits our association's collection rights against members who are serving in the military. If this is true, can you please explain the limitations and how our association can verify whether a defaulting...

Getting Copyright Licenses for Music and Movie Nights

July 31, 2007    

Q Our association is considering different activities to bring the community together. We are thinking of having a movie night or organizing an event with live music. Do we need to be worried about copyrights. Can an association get in trouble if it...