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Mario Di Fiore at the 5th Annual Hotel and Lodging Legal Summit


Lawyer Mario Di Fiore
Area Hospitality Law


Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC

Friday, October 28, 2016
11:45am - 1:15pm:  Current Challenges in Negotiation of Hotel Management Agreements and Franchise Agreements

Panelist: Mario Di Fiore, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Discuss current legal issues and business challenges with joint employment, including from independent contractor relationships
  • Analyze the legal issues around data ownership, data breaches, and cyber insurance
  • Consider the legal responsibility for compliance with the ADA and TCPA
  • Survey current states of law and relevant HMA provisions, including liquidated damages, specific performance, re-flagging, brand issues and SDNA issues with terminations
  • Examine M&A and consolidation issues and increased internal brand development including territorial rights
  • Explore the legal issues with technology system upgrades

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