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2009 Articles

Bankruptcy, Corporate, Creditors' Rights and Distressed Assets & Real Estate Corporate Law Winter 2010 Newsletter: Creditors’ Rights: California Now Allows Personal Property Judgment Liens to be Extended for More Than Five Years

You’ve gotten a judgment against that troublesome borrower who hides assets and plays games, but you are afraid that it will be many moons before you are able to collect. You know that one of the best ways to get this kind of person to deal with you is to get a statewide judgment lien […]

Corporate Corporate Law Newsletter Winter 2010: Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing, Part I This article is the first in a series about cloud computing. Read parts two and three to get the full story. On October 29, 2009, the City of Los Angeles announced that it is outsourcing its e-mail services to Google, becoming the largest governmental body to outsource such a key computer […]

ADA Representation and Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Online: Hotel Lawyers and the ADA: Is the DOJ's ADA Compliance Survey Coming to Your City Soon? What to do when you receive the DOJ's ADA Compliance Review questionnaire

Jim Butler and Marty Orlick’s blog article "Hotel Lawyers and the ADA: Is the DOJ’s ADA Compliance Survey Coming to Your City Soon? What to do when you receive the DOJ’s ADA Compliance Review questionnaire" appeared in Hotel Online, ehotelier.com, Hotel Resource and 4Hoteliers.com.

Land Use JMBM Secures Approval for New Luxury Hotel in Hollywood

On October 8, 2009, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission unanimously approved a luxury 80-room boutique hotel in the historic Security Pacific Bank Building at the corner of Hollywood and Cahuenga. Based on the work of JMBM and the project team, the hotel concept received vast community support ranging from historic preservation associations to neighborhood […]

4Hoteliers.com: Occupancy tax update on internet hotel booking: More lawsuits against Expedia and online travel companies (OTCs) over "lost" bed taxes — Why hotels should care about the transient occupancy tax (TOT) battle

Jim Butler’s blog article, "Occupancy tax update on internet hotel booking: More lawsuits against Expedia and online travel companies (OTCs) over "lost" bed taxes — Why hotels should care about the transient occupancy tax (TOT) battle," appeared in 4Hoteliers.com, ehotelier.com, Hotel Resource and Hotel Online.

PLI: Electronic Discovery Guidance 2009: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

Michael Gold’s article "Efficient E-Discovery for the Smaller Case," which was published in the course handbook for the recent PLI program, Electronic Discovery Guidance 2009: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, was republished in PLI’s November 5 All-Star Briefing newsletter. Efficient E-Discovery for the Smaller Case PLI: Electronic Discovery has presented both cost […]