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The Israel Hotel Investment Summit: Take Five!

On Nov. 20-21, 2019, Greenberg Traurig participated in and sponsored the Israel Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv, Israel. Washington, D.C. office Shareholder and Hospitality Practice Co-Chair Nelson Migdal joined a panel, together with representatives of leading international hotel brands, on the benefits of international brand penetration into the Israel hotel market, as well as legal … Continue Reading

Trump Administration Cracks Open Door to Private Law Suits Against Cuba with Partial Libertad Act Title III Implementation

On March 19, 2019, a never-before-used Cuban embargo measure went into effect that makes it possible for U.S. claimants to sue the Cuban government in U.S. courts for confiscated Cuban property. The measures could be further expanded on April 17, 2019, to permit lawsuits against non-Cuban entities operating in Cuba. Since its enactment, Title III … Continue Reading

Hotels Included in U.S. State Department Cuba Restricted List

As of Nov. 15, 2018, the State Department is adding 16 hotels owned by the Cuban military to the Cuba Restricted List (CRL). As discussed in the November 2017 GT Alert, U.S. Implements President Trump’s Cuba Policy, the Department of State published the CRL, identifying certain entities and sub-entities that are “under the control of, … Continue Reading

Case Law Update: Golf Course Restrictive Covenant Upheld

Owners of unprofitable golf courses are increasingly wanting to redevelop their golf courses as residential property, especially in areas where land for residential development is at a premium. Some golf courses are subject to recorded covenants that require the property to be used for recreational purposes and therefore prohibit such redevelopment.  In Victorville West Limited … Continue Reading

GT Guides Developer on Major ‘Six Senses’ Resort Planned in Northeastern Brazil

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP advised the developer of the Six Senses Formosa Bay Resort planned for Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil. The firm acted as international hospitality counsel, in cooperation with Brazilian law firm Koury Lopes Advogados.  The Formosa Bay Resort is to be managed by Six Senses, which operates resorts worldwide. According to the … Continue Reading

Third Party Management for Hotel Lodging and Food and Beverage Services

A sensitivity remaining from the recent “Great Recession” is that hotel owners are making a concerted effort to ensure that their hotel and all components of it are profitable.  This is something that is aspired to but not assured in a hotel management agreement.  To this end, many owners seek assistance in negotiating third party … Continue Reading

Nevada Gaming Regulators Begin Overseeing Las Vegas Nightclubs and Dayclubs

The nightclub and dayclub industry has become big business for casinos along the Las Vegas Strip. State gaming regulators are now requiring resort operators to take a more stringent approach in monitoring activity inside club venues. These new regulations came out of the 2015 Nevada Legislative session and were approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission. … Continue Reading
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