Articles tagged “legal”

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Airbnb Vs. New York City Hearing Ends Without Ruling From Judge

Airbnb Vs. New York City Hearing Ends Without Ruling From Judge

Jason Clampet, Skift

Until the judge rules, there is going to be a great deal of activity from Airbnb's PR team, as well as its 'grassroots' group, Peers.

4 years ago

New York Political Leaders Host Anti-Airbnb Press Conference

New York Political Leaders Host Anti-Airbnb Press Conference

Samantha Shankman, Skift

While this is clearly a political move -- it was timed to begin right before a hearing between Airbnb and the New York Attorney General's office in Albany -- it's also the first case of city leaders unifying behind the short-term rental law.

4 years ago

What Happens When Airbnb and the NY Attorney General Meet Today

What Happens When Airbnb and the NY Attorney General Meet Today

Jason Clampet, Skift

Airbnb would have to put on quite a show today to get the judge to side with them. But if they lose, expect an appeal as well as a PR blitz that will dwarf all others.

4 years ago

Supreme Court Rules Against Frequent Flier Kicked Out of Loyalty Program

Supreme Court Rules Against Frequent Flier Kicked Out of Loyalty Program

Associated Press

We'd say something about the plaintiff here, but we've heard he's a bit litigious.

4 years ago

Airbnb’s Newest Plan for Gaining Legitimacy in New York City: Pay $21 Million in Taxes

Airbnb’s Newest Plan for Gaining Legitimacy in New York City: Pay $21 Million in Taxes

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Once Airbnb figures out taxes, it may have a leg to stand on as it argues for a repeal of the laws that make two thirds of its NYC rentals illegal -- taxes or not. Then there are the leases, landlords, and condo boards to deal with.

4 years ago

Court Rules TSA Agents Not Liable in Detention of Student

Reuters

It's the TSA's job to be alert to these things and local law enforcement's job to be smarter than this when it comes to digging deeper.

5 years ago

Airbnb’s Most Notorious Landlord Settles with New York City

Airbnb’s Most Notorious Landlord Settles with New York City

Jason Clampet, Skift

With this settlement, the city has clearly said it will enforce the existing laws about short-term rentals. What this will mean for Airbnb and its peers remains to be seen, as does its effect on hosts and users .

5 years ago

American Airline’s CEO Sees One Last Way to Avoid Trial Showdown With DOJ

American Airline’s CEO Sees One Last Way to Avoid Trial Showdown With DOJ

Caroline Chen and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

In the months since the DOJ made its move to block the merger, American and US Airways have seen a swell of support from hub cities and labor unions -- as well as rival airlines who think a settlement means more slots for them at competitive airports.

5 years ago

Airbnb Vs. New York City: Hosts and Users React

Airbnb Vs. New York City: Hosts and Users React

Jason Clampet, Skift

Airbnb has embraced the sin first, ask forgiveness later method of dealing with local laws. They'll now need to learn how to negotiate rather than conduct business as usual.

5 years ago

New York State Attorney General Subpoenas Airbnb User Records

New York State Attorney General Subpoenas Airbnb User Records

Jason Clampet, Skift

Expect Airbnb to fight: The information about how its most popular hosts use the service and whether this is consistent with the story Airbnb likes to tell about itself will have a large impact on the site's growth and potential IPO.

5 years ago

Airbnb Is Not off the Hook in New York City, Says Chief Legislative Critic

Airbnb Is Not off the Hook in New York City, Says Chief Legislative Critic

Jason Clampet, Skift

Airbnb is entering its first year with David Hantman in charge of figuring out its approach to the patchwork of laws that Airbnb largely ignores. Expect a smarter approach from the company as it tries to win more support and prep for an IPO.

5 years ago

Justice Department Says It’s Open to American Air and US Air Settlement

Justice Department Says It’s Open to American Air and US Air Settlement

Reuters

The Justice Department is open, but are they open enough to satisfy American and US Air's wishes? Or is this open stance another strategy it's using, just like the hearings they want to delay until spring?

5 years ago