Complying With the Martin Act: Fundamentals of Successful Real Estate Offerings in New York
Holland & Knight Webinar
New York's Martin Act is one of the most aggressive state securities laws in the United States. It has been used since the 1920s by the New York attorney general to protect New Yorkers from Ponzi and other schemes.
The sale of real estate interests, including cooperatives, condominiums and time shares, is subject to the Martin Act. As a result, sponsors must follow the Martin Act's rigorous requirements of filing and pre-approval of a real estate offering, unless the offering is exempted.
- the role of the New York attorney general
- how to avoid the law's civil and criminal penalties
- the steps needed to successfully sell real estate interests