Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP on Tuesday settled its lawsuit alleging the executive producer of the Kevin Spacey film “Father of Invention" failed to pay the firm more than $3 million in finder’s fees for film financing loans to Hollywood studios.
The North American Securities Administrators Association said on Tuesday that it has tracked a sizeable uptick in state enforcement proceedings brought against investment adviser companies last year and a steep rise in prison time for those who run afoul of securities law.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has boosted its Orange County labor and employment practice with the addition of a former Allen Matkins partner specializing in counseling businesses on California and federal employment law, the firm said Tuesday.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has bolstered its immigration practice by adding two professionals from Greenberg Traurig LLP to its labor and employment practice in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, the firm announced Friday.
Two Hollywood, Fla., agencies greenlighted a new $133 million financing plan on Wednesday night for the stalled Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort project, which will see private equity firm Starwood Capital Group come in to the development group.
New hotel projects are popping up all around New York as developers find creative ways to finance stalled projects and global chains eye the city for the first time. And with tourism booming in the city, experts say this trend shows no sign of letting up.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board decided last week to keep the state's one remaining casino license in Philadelphia, inviting developers to submit bids for a project that some financing experts say may be troubled from the start.
Developers of a new 23-story Marriott hotel complex near the L.A. Live entertainment center in downtown Los Angeles will get a $67.3 million tax subsidy to help pay for the project, the L.A. City Council decided Wednesday.
Newly wealthy Chinese investors are at the front lines of reviving the U.S. hotel development market due to an exploding interest in EB-5, a little-known federal program that exchanges foreign investment for greencard visas, experts say.
Real estate developers Williams/Dame & Associates and American Life Inc. plan to break ground this spring on a $172 million, two-hotel tower in downtown Los Angeles, a larger and pricier project than previously had been projected for the Olympic Boulevard site, the team said Wednesday.
There is a strong need for continued "public-private" development opportunities in order to encourage growth and build consumer confidence in the real estate industry, says Jeffrey Seibert, chairman of Miles & Stockbridge PC’s real estate practice group.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP on Wednesday sued the executive producer of the Kevin Spacey film “Father of Invention” in California state court, claiming he failed to pay the firm millions of dollars in finder’s fees.
An appeals court has upheld that law firm Danna McKitrick PC cannot be sued for breaching its immigration services contract with former clients that are now represented by another law firm.