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Hotel Lawyer: Brand franchise owners ask “What happened to my Area of Protection?”
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2018

Brand concentration has intensified greatly over recent years and many new brands have been created. At last count (and the count changes often)


California Proposition 65 Warnings for Hotels Required by August 30, 2018 by Proposition 65 Defense Lawyer Jodi Smith
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2018

The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (better known as “Proposition 65” or “Prop 65”) requires companies conducting business in


Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: How to avoid litigation on Resort Fees and other mandatory hotel charges
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2017

In evaluating what you should do about the new furor over mandatory hotel charges, it would be helpful to have a clearer understanding of what the FTC


Hotel Lawyer: Tips on negotiating your annual hotel budget
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

It is budget season again that time when operators and owners sit down to agree on the financial blueprint for the next year. My partner Bob Braun


Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: How Resort Fees became an explosive $2.7 billion issue
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2017

It is very likely that the Resort Fee issue will present challenges in the near future to all stakeholders in the hospitality industry. The prior


Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: The FTC takes aim at hotel Resort Fees (again) The FTC 2017 Report
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2017

Two significant developments may signal an eruption of government and private claims over Resort Fees (1) publication of the FTC 2017 Report and (2)


Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: Impending eruption of litigation over Resort Fees?
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2017

We define “Resort Fees” as any mandatory fees or surcharges to hotel guests that are not included in the stated price of the room. These Resort Fees


The Lodging Industry Investment Council’s Top Ten: investment trends and challenges
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

For well over a decade, the members of the hotel industry’s preeminent think tank, “LIIC - The Lodging Industry Investment Council,” are annually


EB-5 Financing for Development Update on EB-5 Extension
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

Early on Monday morning, May 1, 2017, the House Appropriations Committee approved a $1.1 trillion budget to fund the government through September 30


Hotel Lawyer: What’s happening with EB-5 financing for new development projects? Is it still available?
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

The Regional Center Program was enacted in 1991 as a “pilot project.” Since then, it has been renewed or extended many times by Congress, with the