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Trouble in Miami beach: A case study of the hotel management agreement controversy at Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

In November, 2012, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York ("NY Supreme Court") issued certain preliminary rulings in Eden Roc


Senate Bill 2212, the Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act, unexpectedly dies in committee
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2013

Senate Bill 2212, previously passed by the House of Representatives, seemed to be gathering steam as 2012 came to a close. In November and December


Drunk employee who fell through roof still gets workers’ comp
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2014

After throwing back a few beers on a Sunday morning, an employee was instructed to repair the roof of a building. While he was on the roof, a swarm


New York Senate passes bill banning powdered alcohol
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

The New York State Senate has passed legislation (S7217A) that would ban the sale of powdered alcohol, a concentrated alcoholic beverage deemed


When good Fabergés go bad; luxury jeweler sues Brooklyn banquet hall for “shameless” appropriation of its mark
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2014

This week, luxury jeweler Fabergé filed a lawsuit against Brooklyn restaurant Faberge for what it has deemed a "shameless" appropriation of


Supreme Court affirms Indian Gaming Regulatory Act does not abrogate sovereign immunity for suit alleging illegal gaming occurring on non-Indian lands
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • June 17 2014

The Supreme Court's May 27, 2014 decision Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community (Bay Mills),1 rebuffed a potent recent threat to tribes' ability to


Ninth Circuit reverses confirmation of arbitration award, requires evidence as to contract interpretation
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

The hotel management agreement (HMA) between hotel manager Four Seasons and hotel owner Burton Way provided that Four Seasons could not license any


Tips, tip pooling and service charges: developments & guidelines
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

Mandatory service charges and their distribution among waitstaff have plagued the Hospitality industry for years. Federal courts interpret federal


Gentlemen’s club cannot strip dancers of employee status
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2014

We mentioned early last year that the U.S. Department of Labor intended to start cracking down on the (mis)classification of workers as independent


Airbnb Takes a Hit in San Francisco
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2016

Almost as quickly as non-traditional online services pop up and thrive, efforts to regulate them seem to appear. Uber has dealt with efforts across