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June 4, 2010 FindLaw.com Weekly Travel & Leisure Newsletter
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TRAVEL & LEISURE CASES

  • Shaw v. Marriott Int'l., Inc.
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TRAVEL & LEISURE CASES

U.S. D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, May 28, 2010
Shaw v. Marriott Int'l., Inc., No. 08-7142
In an action under the District of Columbia consumer protection statute to challenge the pricing practices of Marriott's Russian hotels, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed in part where the District of Columbia had an insufficient interest in the dispute for its law to apply. However, the judgment is reversed in part where plaintiffs proffered evidence that Marriott was responsible for their loss because it exercised some control over the franchised hotels at issue, including capping the rates they charge for rooms. Read more...


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