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Firearms Law Issues in the Hospitality Industry

I. INTRODUCTION The focus of this paper is specifically on the federal and statewide gun regulations which affect the hospitality industry. Citizens and entities are subject to the authority of both the state and federal governments, and therefore subject to all federal and state laws. A. Federal Law. The right to keep and bear arms is protected by the Second Amendment ...
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Hotels and Restaurants; Prime Real Estate for Slip and Fall Accidents

By David B. Willis, MemberEckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC – Boston Slip and falls are the number one cause of accidents in hotels, restaurants and public buildings according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Injuries from a seemingly incidental fall here or trip there are estimated to cost some $70 billion annually according to ...
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The Attack on the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel That Never Happened

Fred Burton of Stratfor reflects on his “experience as a counter terrorism agent for the U.S. State Department” with this piece on the investigation surrounding the terrorist infatuation with this popular and historic New York hotel. He covers his teams approach to stop the attack cycle and analyzes  their “counter-surveillance methods” Click here to download ...
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Airport Public Access Areas-Can They Be Safer But Still Welcoming?

So far in 2016, we have had the horrific Brussels-Zaventem airport attack and subsequently, an equally devastating bombing and shooting at the Istanbul-Ataturk airport, one of Europe’s busiest.  Both attacks occurred in areas readily accessible to the public.  In Brussels, suicide bombers targeted check-in areas, blowing up their explosive vests and killing 32 people.  In ...
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Technology, Media and Telecommunications Risk Index 2016

50 risks, split into five megatrends, ranked by 350 senior executives The TMT Risk Index analyses the severity of impact and ease of management of the top 50 risks facing the TMT industry. Grouped into five megatrends, we examine how these are impacting the sector currently and how this will change in the future. The ...
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The TSA Debacle Can Be Solved, But Cooperation is Required

Airlines, Operating Authorities and Passengers Need to Help Out The Transporation Security Administration (TSA) is once again under fire. This time, it is not for potentially dangerous security lapses or employee misconduct. It is taking the blame for tortuous airport security lines, some of which extend out to sidewalks in front of terminals, causing many ...
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Combating cybercrime in the hospitality business

Technology has changed our lives for the better, but like every other development it has its downside. Data breaches have become common news, and the latest victim is the hospitality industry. The 2016 Trustwave Global Security Report has found the hospitality industry to be the second-most vulnerable to security breaches behind the retail industry. The ...
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Can SafeHer, a Women-For-Women Ridesharing Company, Overcome the Challenges of Anti-Discrimination Laws?

Despite lawsuits and persistent legal uncertainties, the “sharing economy” is booming, and the companies at its forefront continue to grow.  Some of these businesses are a natural complement to the hotel industry, while others directly compete with it.  Whatever may become of these companies as they are reined in by regulation, one thing is certain: the ...
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What is a Safe Floor? – Expert Article

Do you provide a safe floor for your guests? What about your employees? Slip, trip, and fall injuries are accidents; however, they could be the result of not providing a safe floor. Although each case is unique, there have been found to be “common factors” in these situations. Anthony Shinsky of Robson Forensic explores what ...
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