Marriott Faces 1 Less Claim In Miami Beach Hotel Spat

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 6:41 PM EST) -- A New York judge on Tuesday dismissed another claim from a contract-breach suit alleging Marriott International Inc. mismanaged boutique hotel Eden Roc in Miami Beach, Fla., finding that in the absence of a fiduciary relationship, one can't bring a cause of action for an accounting.

New York Supreme Court Justice Melvin L. Schweitzer said the relationship between Marriott and Eden Roc is governed by a contract that provides the hotel with the right to obtain financial information from Marriott, but doesn’t establish a fiduciary or confidential...
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