Is C-Pace The “New EB-5″ Financing? Does The Latest Court Decision (Behring V. Wolf) Revitalize EB-5?
Is C-Pace The “New EB-5″ Financing? Does The Latest Court Decision (Behring V. Wolf) Revitalize EB-5? — By Jim Butler

JMBM · 30 Jun

See how JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® can help you.Click here for the latest articles on EB-5 Financing here for C-PACE Financing.

Is C-PACE the "new EB-5'' financing? Doesn't the latest court decision (Behring v. Wolf) revitalize EB-5?
Is C-PACE the "new EB-5'' financing? Doesn't the latest court decision (Behring v. Wolf) revitalize EB-5?

Hotel Law Blog · 25 Jun

On June 22, 2021, in the case of Behring Regional Center LLC v Chad Wolf, a federal court in the Northern District of California effectively invalida

Hotel Lawyer: Commercial PACE (C-PACE) and Retroactive C-PACE free hotel investment capital
Hotel Lawyer: Commercial PACE (C-PACE) and Retroactive C-PACE free hotel investment capital

Hotel Law Blog · 18 Jun

In the past few years, Commercial PACE (C-PACE) financing has transformed from a novel financing technique to a popular and important source of capit

Hotel Lawyer: 5 Tips for your next Hotel Management Agreement (HMA)
Hotel Lawyer: 5 Tips for your next Hotel Management Agreement (HMA) — By Jim Butler, Robert E. Braun

JMBM · 15 Jun

As the hospitality industry moves toward recovery, many hotel owners are re-evaluating the management of their properties. A good manager can bring great value to a property; a poor manager can reduce its value.

Hotel Lawyer: Independent Boutique Hotels at BLLA Conference
Hotel Lawyer: Independent Boutique Hotels at BLLA Conference

Hotel Law Blog · 10 Jun

As the hospitality industry prepares for increased travel and sunnier economic forecasts, independent boutique hotels are stronger than ever and attr

Commercial PACE Financing on a Roll: $10+ million C-PACE loan for TETRA Hotel and AC Hotel Sunnyvale
Commercial PACE Financing on a Roll: $10+ million C-PACE loan for TETRA Hotel and AC Hotel Sunnyvale

Hotel Law Blog · 7 Jun

C-PACE lending has become an important and fast-growing sub-specialty in our hotel finance capabilities. We work with C-PACE providers/lenders and bo

Commercial PACE Financing on a Roll: $2.3 million PACE loan for the Tapestry Suncoast Hotel in Anaheim, CA
Commercial PACE Financing on a Roll: $2.3 million PACE loan for the Tapestry Suncoast Hotel in Anaheim, CA

Hotel Law Blog · 1 Jun

David Sudeck and his team at the Global Hospitality Group® at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP worked with a C-PACE financing source to secure a

Commercial PACE Financing on a Roll: $23.8 million PACE loan for the Vista Collina Resort Napa
Commercial PACE Financing on a Roll: $23.8 million PACE loan for the Vista Collina Resort Napa

Hotel Law Blog · 26 May

26 May 2021 See how JMBM's Global Hospitality Group(r) can help you. Click here for the latest articles on C-PACE Financing. Hotel Lawyer: Another Co

Is Commercial PACE (C-PACE) Financing for you now?
Is Commercial PACE (C-PACE) Financing for you now?

Hotel Law Blog · 13 May

13 May 2021 See how JMBM's Global Hospitality Group(r) can help you. Click here for the latest articles on C-PACE Financing. The expanding world of C

PACE Financing Lawyer: New York opening PACE – a big opportunity!
PACE Financing Lawyer: New York opening PACE – a big opportunity! — By Jim Butler, David A. Sudeck

JMBM · 5 May

PACE financing guidelines are finally available for New York City, and while the program has not officially launched yet, hotel owners and developers in the area should start planning how to use these loans to retrofit their properties. My Partner David Sudeck discusses the program requirements, below.

C-PACE Financing on a Roll: $42 million PACE loan for citizenM Los Angeles
C-PACE Financing on a Roll: $42 million PACE loan for citizenM Los Angeles

Hotel Law Blog · 4 May

Over the past five years, PACE financing has gained wider acceptance, and moved from a novel technique to a mainstream practical solution for financi

Hotel Franchise Lawyer: 5 Things to negotiate in your next Franchise Agreement
Hotel Franchise Lawyer: 5 Things to negotiate in your next Franchise Agreement — By Jim Butler, Robert E. Braun

JMBM · 30 Apr

After a year of economic upheaval in the hospitality industry, hotels are making big changes as they look ahead to recovery. Oftentimes these changes involve a complete rebrand, and this leads to questions about what is negotiable in a franchise agreement. In the article below, Bob Braun, senior member of JMBM's Global Hospitality Group® and Co-Chair of the Firm's Cybersecurity & Privacy Group, talks about 5 important franchise terms that can usually be negotiated.

California hotel workers laid off due to COVID-19 get rehire rights
California hotel workers laid off due to COVID-19 get rehire rights — By Jim Butler, Travis Gemoets

JMBM · 30 Apr

As coronavirus cases drop and economic activity starts to return to normal, the hospitality industry will soon be able to begin replacing workers who were laid off due to the pandemic. Some cities in California, and now the entire state, have enacted requirements for how hotels and other businesses can fill open positions; my partner, Travis Gemoets, has summarized the new law below. - Jim Butler

PACE Financing Lawyer: New York opening PACE - a big opportunity!
PACE Financing Lawyer: New York opening PACE - a big opportunity!

Hotel Law Blog · 30 Apr

PACE financing guidelines are finally available for New York City, and while the program has not officially launched yet, hotel owners and developers

C-PACE Financing Lawyer: New York opening Commercial PACE - a big opportunity!
C-PACE Financing Lawyer: New York opening Commercial PACE - a big opportunity!

Hotel Law Blog · 30 Apr

See how JMBM's Global Hospitality Group(r) can help you. Click here for the latest articles on C-PACE Financing, as well as other Hotel Finance strat

Hotel Franchise Lawyer: 5 Things to negotiate in your next Franchise Agreement
Hotel Franchise Lawyer: 5 Things to negotiate in your next Franchise Agreement

Hotel Law Blog · 28 Apr

After a year of economic upheaval in the hospitality industry, hotels are making big changes as they look ahead to recovery. Oftentimes these changes

California hotel workers laid off due to COVID-19 get rehire rights
California hotel workers laid off due to COVID-19 get rehire rights

Hotel Law Blog · 27 Apr

As coronavirus cases drop and economic activity starts to return to normal, the hospitality industry will soon be able to begin replacing workers who

PACE Financing on a Roll: $6 million loan for Kimpton La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood
PACE Financing on a Roll: $6 million loan for Kimpton La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood

Hotel Law Blog · 23 Apr

Over the past five years, PACE financing has gained wider acceptance, and moved from a novel technique to a mainstream practical solution for financi

Commercial PACE Financing on a Roll: $6 million loan for Kimpton La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood
Commercial PACE Financing on a Roll: $6 million loan for Kimpton La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood

Hotel Law Blog · 23 Apr

See how JMBM's Global Hospitality Group(r) can help you. Click here for the latest articles on C-PACE Financing. Hotel finance lawyer: Commercial PAC

Hotel Lawyer: JMBM closes another M&A deal
Hotel Lawyer: JMBM closes another M&A deal

Hotel Law Blog · 20 Apr

The latest M&A deal closing is not a hotel deal, but JMBM is pleased to announce that Advanced Veterinary Specialists (AVS), a Level II Veterinary Em

How does the Supreme Court’s Google v. Oracle case impact the hotel industry (beyond software)?
How does the Supreme Court’s Google v. Oracle case impact the hotel industry (beyond software)? — By Jim Butler, Jeffrey Goldman

JMBM · 20 Apr

The recent ruling in Google v. Oracle has altered the definition of "fair use" when it comes to functional works such as code. While the use of existing creative works must still be transformative in order to avoid violating copyright laws, it will now be much easier to claim fair use when building on existing functional creations. JMBM's Entertainment Litigation Chair Jeff Goldman explains the case below and discusses its potential impact on the hotel industry.

Hotel Lawyer: How does the Supreme Court's Google v. Oracle case impact the hotel industry?
Hotel Lawyer: How does the Supreme Court's Google v. Oracle case impact the hotel industry?

Hotel Law Blog · 16 Apr

The recent ruling in Google v. Oracle has altered the definition of “fair use” when it comes to functional works such as code. While the use of exist

Hotel Lawyer: New rules for anti-money laundering compliance? FinCEN seeks comments on new Federal Anti-Money Laundering Law
Hotel Lawyer: New rules for anti-money laundering compliance? FinCEN seeks comments on new Federal Anti-Money Laundering Law — By Jim Butler, Vince Farhat, Samuel Buchman

JMBM · 9 Apr

The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is currently accepting public comments on a provision in the recently enacted Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) which requires some privately-held business entities to disclose ownership information directly to a law enforcement agency. Interested parties should consider commenting before the May 5th deadline, and companies who may be impacted should take this opportunity to review their anti-money laundering compliance programs. Vince Farhat and Samuel Buchman of JMBM's White Collar Defense and Investigations Group have written an article detailing this legislation below.

Hotel Lawyer: New rules for anti-money laundering compliance? FinCEN seeks comments on new Federal Anti-Money Laundering Law.
Hotel Lawyer: New rules for anti-money laundering compliance? FinCEN seeks comments on new Federal Anti-Money Laundering Law.

Hotel Law Blog · 8 Apr

The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is currently accepting public comments on a provision in the recently enacted

Today's Hotelier: Transfers of franchise agreements
Today's Hotelier: Transfers of franchise agreements

Hotel Law Blog · 5 Apr

5 April 2021 See how JMBM's Global Hospitality Group(r) can help you. Bob Braun recently wrote an article for Today's Hotelier on the issues hotel ow

ADA Defense Lawyer: California’s Central District tries to curb ADA lawsuits
ADA Defense Lawyer: California’s Central District tries to curb ADA lawsuits — By Jim Butler, Martin H. Orlick

JMBM · 26 Mar

California has seen an explosion of ADA cases in the past few years, leading the state to impose strict pleading standards and high filing fees for serial litigants. Litigants have previously found their way around this by filing in federal court, but the courts have made it clear that they will decline supplemental jurisdiction in these instances. Martin Orlick, Chair of JMBM's ADA Compliance & Defense Group, explains below.