Hotel News Now has published a version of an article by Bob Lannan on cash control in hotel management agreements, which was posted on this website last September. Here is link to the article in Hotel News Now.
Lannan Legal PLLC is pleased to announce, that effective January 1, 2020, Bruce E. Parmley has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Bruce is widely recognized as one of the leading go-to practitioners representing owners of, and investors in, substantial real estate projects. Bruce’s practice, including his 30+ years as a partner with Hogan Lovells,Continue Reading
Negotiating Control of Operating Accounts and Working Capital in Hotel Management Agreements by Bob Lannan A frequent point of contention between owners of real estate assets and management companies that operate them is control over operating accounts and working capital. These disputes arise in negotiation of contracts for management of hospitality assets (e.g. hotels, spasContinue Reading
“What do we say to the God of the Hotel Business Cycle?” If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’re familiar with the question, “What do we say to the God of Death?” For the uninitiated, the response is, “Not today.” I am confident that an estate planning attorney would have a more thorough response.Continue Reading
I and my fellow Advisory Board members are excited about this year’s Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit, which will be held on the campus of Georgetown University Law Center this October 23-25. This year’s conference will feature a few sessions on legal issues extending from technologies used in the hotel and lodging industry. We willContinue Reading
It was a privilege for Lannan Legal PLLC to contribute to the 2019 Bridges Gala, sponsored by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities. Last night, an audience of over 1,000 at the Washington Marriott Marquis was entertained by Mandy Harvey, a musician who, despite a complete loss of hearing, earned Simon Cowell’s “Golden Buzzer” onContinue Reading
Thank you to Roland Leiser for publishing articles in Hotel Interactive about panels at this year’s Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit discussing legal issues related to outsourcing options and the #metoo movement, in the hotel and lodging industry.
I am privileged to co-chair the annual Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit at Georgetown University Law Center. For this year’s conference, our seventh, we are trying something new. A common theme that will run through most of this year’s sessions is risk allocation. Primarily, we will discuss allocation of risk among the three principal communitiesContinue Reading
Congratulations to my student Kelleye Eller, M.P.S. on completion of her Master of Professional Studies degree in Global Hospitality Leadership at Georgetown University. Ms. Eller titled her graduate thesis Securing U.S. Hotels in the Age of Terrorism: The Hoteliers’ Perspective. In her capstone paper and executive summary and presentation, she thoroughly examines the challenges that domesticContinue Reading
Here is a short but informative article in that was published today by Hotel News Now, which discusses how some hotel companies are revisiting their “Do Not Disturb” policies after the shooting incident in Las Vegas last October. This semester, I am privileged to serve as a thesis adviser to a graduate student at Georgetown UniversityContinue Reading