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Ask the Hotel Lawyerâ„¢ By James Butler
Jim Butler, partner, JMBM, Los Angeles

 

January 01, 2013 | 10 things every borrower and financier should know, part 2

December 25, 2012 | Buying or financing a hotel? 10 things every borrower should know, part 1

November 23, 2012 | The hotel purchase and sale agreement

May 28, 2012 | Successful joint ventures for hotel development, acquisition and financing

March 28, 2012 | Tips for negotiating hotel management agreements

March 20, 2012 | Five things to remember when buying hotel notes

January 24, 2012 | Why disputes between hotel owners and operators are on the rise

December 01, 2011 | ADA alert

October 18, 2011 | Optimism for the hotel industry

September 27, 2011 | Are we at a turning point in the industry?

September 15, 2011 | Hotel franchise agreements: The 5 biggest mistakes a hotel owner can make

September 13, 2011 | Beware the trap of changing brand standards

September 06, 2011 | What every hotel lender needs to know about cash controls

September 01, 2011 | What every hotel lender needs to know about hotel due diligence

August 30, 2011 | What every hotel lender needs to know about SNDAs

August 25, 2011 | What every hotel lender needs to know about hotel management agreements and hotel franchise agreements

August 23, 2011 | The importance of brands: Intellectual property rights and what they mean

August 18, 2011 | The fiduciary, contractual and agency duties of hotel brokers

August 16, 2011 | M Waikiki's Edition lawsuit against Marriott International and Ian Schrager

August 09, 2011 | Why are U.S. hotels so attractive to Asian investors?

August 02, 2011 | Why a 'regional center' may be the key to financing your next hotel development

July 14, 2011 | How to use the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program for financing

June 30, 2011 | How to tell when a captive insurance company makes sense

June 28, 2011 | Benefits of owning a captive insurance company

May 26, 2011 | How the new ADA regulations affect hotels

May 19, 2011 | The state of the hotel industry

May 17, 2011 | Nuggets from JMBM's Meet the Money 2011

May 03, 2011 | What is happening in the condo hotel sector?

April 19, 2011 | Condo hotel wars

March 03, 2011 | Buying a hotel? Don't buy an ADA lawsuit or DOJ investigation

February 17, 2011 | How to handle an ADA lawsuit ... and how not to do it

February 10, 2011 | Five key elements for good hotel management agreement budget provisions

February 08, 2011 | How improving fundamentals make 2011 the year of great expectations for the hotel industry

February 01, 2011 | 2011 starts as the year of "Great Expectations"