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There’s One for You, Nineteen for Me: Biden Aims To Raise $1.5 Trillion by Raising Tax Rates and Eliminating Like-Kind Exchanges for Wealthy
In March, following the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, President Biden announced the American Jobs Plan, an infrastructure spending plan, and the Made in America Tax Plan, a tax reform plan that seeks to raise corporate income taxes.
With COVID-19 vaccinations increasing, interest has grown in developing COVID-19 passports, digitized verification that the bearer has been fully inoculated against the virus. Last week, however, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order banning them in his state.
Both practical and legal issues will need to be resolved, but as of today, the EEOC has signaled that mandatory COVID vaccinations are lawful for the vast majority of employees.
Updated Benefits for Senior Living Facility Owners and Operators
Effective October 30, 2020, the Federal Reserve updated its Term Sheets and Frequently Asked Questions (the “Updated FAQs”) describing the Main Street Lending Program (the “Program”) to expand the number of businesses that may be eligible to borrow under the Program.
As travel increases despite ongoing pandemic concerns, hotel operators must address how to welcome back the increased workforce needed to care for more guests.
Low Applicable Federal Rates Provide Flexibility in Reducing or Forgiving Interest without Adverse Tax Consequences
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has caused significant financial hardship in the hospitality industry.
In response to public feedback to the initial terms of the Main Street Lending Program, the Federal Reserve Board announced on April 30, 2020, an expansion of the loan options available to businesses and an increase in the maximum size of businesses that are eligible to borrow under the Program.
The Main Street Lending Program (the Program) is separated into two distinct facilities – the Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF) and the Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF). The points below outline why the Program could be attractive to hotel owners, hotel operators, and their lenders.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that it represented José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup in negotiations to operate two signature restaurants – and other dining services – in The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad, a $500-million skyscraper in Manhattan slated to open in 2021.
IP Partner Pamela M. Deese is a featured speaker at the Brand Protection Summit, co-hosted by CounterFind and Warner Music Group on November 7th, 2019 in New York.
Arent Fox Sports Practice Group Leader and San Francisco Managing Partner Rich Brand will be moderating the panel, “Notable New Developments,” at Bisnow’s Bay Area Hospitality Summit at the Fairmont San Francisco in San Francisco, CA on October 24, 2019.
WASHINGTON, DC – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
On December 28, 2018 Governor Charles Baker signed H.B. 4841, a bill to take effect on July 1, that will expand the state’s occupancy tax to include short-term rentals and open the potential for local taxes on top of the state levy.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that Sports group leader and Real Estate and Hospitality partner Richard L. Brand and Automotive practice leader Aaron H. Jacoby have been named among the “Top 100 Lawyers” in California by the Daily Journal.
The 2017 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 50 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 17 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country. Legal 500 highlighted Arent Fox’s extensive capabilities across a number of areas of the law.
An Austrian hotel was a recent victim of a “ransomware” computer attack that disabled its electronic room key system and locked up its own computers. This demonstrates that hotel owners and managers should be sure IT agreements adequately address the risks of cyberattacks.
Arent Fox LLP announced today that it has advised Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) in a joint venture with a leading hotel-investment group to help drive growth for the hotel company's flagship upscale brand, Cambria Hotels & Suites.
Arent Fox LLP represented Jose Andrés' ThinkFoodGroup LLC in a venture with MGM National Harbor to open a new restaurant concept expected to debut at MGM National Harbor.