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Regulatory, Contract, and Licensing Issues in the Hospitality Industry

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  • Description
    Tourism is big business in a city like New York, where even the residents are reliant on the hospitality industry. Hotels, restaurants, clubs and tours are all an inherent part of what makes New York City unique and business operators require up-to-date, accurate and reliable information to keep their businesses compliant with the city’s always evolving laws. This CLE program focuses particularly on restaurants and the challenges they face in opening a new space. The course offers a detailed overview including the steps required, challenges new business owners will face and how to turn a plan into reality. The course will review issues of start-up in the corporate world, commercial leasing, sale agreements, Health and Building Department rules, Labor and Liquor Licensing and taxation.
  • Instructor Bio

    Aaron Pierce

    Aaron Pierce represents clients in connection with a wide range of corporate, financing and entrepreneurial transactions. Mr. Pierce advises clients on issues in connection with company formation, general contract matters, corporate governance, employment matters, applications for tax-exempt status, private offerings, and compliance with securities regulations. Mr. Pierce also represents dozens of clients in the hospitality industry, including bars, clubs, restaurants and hotels, and is highly experienced in State Liquor Authority application and compliance issues and actions.

    Mr. Pierce routinely prepares and negotiates intellectual property agreements (including license, coexistence and website agreements). He also is experienced in intellectual property litigation, including matters connected with trademarks, copyrights, right of publicity and anti-counterfeiting.

    In addition to Mr. Pierce’s corporate transactional practice, he also regularly represents clients in a wide variety of commercial litigations in both state and federal court.

    To learn more about Aaron visit his website www.aaronpiercelaw.com