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By James Butler, Jr.
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 seems to be saying on the issue.
By Robert Braun
At the airport, in a coffee shop or hotel lobby? Think twice before logging on to that free Wi-Fi. What's not to love about free, public Wi-Fi? It's free. It's easy. A couple of clicks and you're connected to the world.
By James Butler, Jr., Mark Adams, Anthony Pacheco
The government is on a mission to eliminate the practice of hotels charging their guests undisclosed Resort Fees, and is going after hotels for massive fines and penalties.
By James Butler, Jr.
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 has worked on many hundreds of hotel management agreements and issues arising under them.
By James Butler, Jr.
It is very likely that the Resort Fee issue will present challenges in the near future to all stakeholders in the hospitality industry.
By James Butler, Jr.
Consumer complaints have been protesting Resort Fees for almost two decades. In 2012, the FTC took its first major action.
By Robert Braun
Ariento Up on Cyber Conference 2017 - Bob Braun
By Michael Gold
The cybersecurity breaches this month of Equifax and Deloitte—both firms that tout the value of their data and security acumen—show that no company is immune to hacking.
By Robert Braun
Small businesses understand that they are challenged with all the cybersecurity issues that large companies face
By James Butler, Jr.
There were earthquakes and tremblors for at least 17 years before Pompeii was destroyed in the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
By Jamie Ogden
As of January 1, 2018 owners of General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships or multi-member Limited Liability Companies may soon find themselves economically liable for the unpaid tax...
By Burton Mitchell, Jamie Ogden
On June 13, 2017, the Treasury Department republished Proposed Treasury Regulations regarding the new partnership audit regime enacted as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
By James Butler, Jr.
The Lodging Conference is taking place at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, October 30-November 2, 2017...
By James Butler, Jr., David Sudeck
President Trump's budget deal with Congress includes extension of EB-5 through December 8, 2017...
By Catherine DeBono Holmes
Now that the USCIS has issued guidance requiring redeployment of capital proceeds received by a new commercial enterprise ("NCE") from repayment of its initial investment in a job-creating entity...
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