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HTMLEvents Outside Our Control - How Can Owners and Operators Contractually Control the Consequences?
Andrew P. B. MacGeoch, Emily I. C. Wong; Mayer Brown JSM;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
By definition a force majeure is an event outside the control of the parties. However, the parties to a hotel management contract can seek to control some of the consequences, including the allocation of risks, as between the hotel owner and operator.

 

HTMLState of Rio de Janeiro Decree No. 44,974/2014: Extension of Deadline for Adherence to Tax Debt Payment Program (Tax Amnesty Program)
Marina Cyrino, Ivan Tauil; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014
Decree No. 44,974/2014 was published in the Official Gazette on September 30, 2014. The Decree extends until November 30,2014,the deadline to enroll in the Tax Debt Payment Program for the State of Rio de Janeiro, which was established in Decree No. 44,780/2014 and ICMS Convention No. 128/2013.

 

HTMLHotel Management Agreements under German Law - Potential Surprises for Asian Investors and Operators
Jürgen Streng; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
Hotel management agreements have become more popular in Germany in recent years. It is therefore worth examining in some detail the regime for such agreements under German law. This article highlights certain unusual provisions applicable to hotel management agreements under German law that may...

 

HTMLManaging Social Media Risks in Healthcare
Laura R. Hammargren; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
The staggering statistics on the use of social media should come as a surprise to no one. According to 2014 numbers, 74% of adults with online access use social networking sites. For Internet users between ages 18 and 29, that figure is over 90%. Facebook alone has 1.32 billion active users.

 

HTMLWhen I'm 64 - New Hospitality Opportunities
Ian K. Lewis; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
The words “When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now” from the old Beatles song about life as a 64-year-old are familiar to many. Sir Paul McCartney is, however, now in his seventies and the song has a rather different relevance to a generation that is now much more focused...

 

Adobe PDFThe Video Protection Privacy Act: Risks And Considerations When Enabling A “Like” Button On Web-Based Video Content
Charles E. "Chuckie" Harris; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
In a recent seminal decision in the action In re: Hulu Privacy Litigation (“Hulu”), No. C 11-03764 LB (N.D. Cal. filed June 17, 2014), the Northern District of California denied class certification, without prejudice, to a putative class alleging that, when they pressed a...

 

HTMLUS Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Tibble v. Edison Int’l
Brian D. Netter, Nancy G. Ross; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) permits plan participants to challenge the prudence of actions by plan fiduciaries as long as they do so within six years. On October 2, 2014, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Tibble v. Edison Int’l, No. 13-550, to decide whether plan...

 

HTMLUS Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.
Miriam R. Nemetz; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discharge or refuse to hire an individual because of the individual’s religious observance or practice unless the employer demonstrates that it is unable to accommodate the practice without...

 

Adobe PDFIssues in Relation to Mining Projects in Burkina Faso
Sarai Jacob, Rachel Speight; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
Burkina Faso has been ranked by the Fraser Institute as one of the top five most attractive African countries for mining investment.

 

Adobe PDFThe IRS and Treasury Issue New Anti-Inversion Guidance
James R. Barry, Jason S. Bazar, Lee Morlock; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
Following weeks of anticipation and speculation about administrative guidance on corporate inversions, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and the Treasury Department (“Treasury”) released Notice 2014-52 (“Notice”) on September 22, 2014, describing new...

 


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