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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Election Law for New York on
Q: Hi, I am a shareholder in co-op building in NYC We didn't have an election for the 4-5 years.

The shareholders lost trust in board directors members

We send a request for special meeting and immediate election , more that 25% of shareholders signed the letter.

The board didn't reply to our request, they just ignore us.

what can we do in such case.

Thank you,


James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Nov 4, 2023

If the board of your co-op in NYC is not responding to a request for a special meeting and election signed by more than 25% of shareholders, you may need to take further action. Check your co-op's bylaws for specific procedures regarding special meetings and the election of board members. If... View More

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Q: what is the number of signatures needed to petition to go for referendum at a local village, regarding a proposed law
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Aug 23, 2016

Check with your local village's charter or similar document, contact local league of women voters.

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Q: What say you about this?: Now that he's guarded by the Secret Service, it is illegal to disrupt Trump's rallies http://i

What say you about this?: Now that he's guarded by the Secret Service, it is illegal to disrupt Trump's rallies However, I would be very interested to see it directly applied to what has been going on in the past few weeks with Federal Agents removing people... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 24, 2016

Secret Service being on sight doesn't change the rules. People can protest if not disruptive, if it is an event open to the public. The public doesn't have a right to enter private events. As to the optics that would depend on individual facts--if there was an articulable concern for the... View More

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