New York Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2016

By Pete Brush (December 24, 2015, 8:38 PM EST) -- Empire State attorneys will be watching to see whether state lawmakers take the future of the daily fantasy sports wagering industry out of the courts by affirmatively legalizing it. Convictions of top elected officials, meanwhile, will increase pressure to step up the oversight of Albany, where a potentially nasty fight over billions in infrastructure dollars also looms.

In New York City real estate attorneys are monitoring an effort to redo zoning laws so that plans to raise dizzying Midtown high-rises don't end up blotting out the sun over Central Park.

Here are eight legislative and regulatory issues that lawyers expect to...

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