Panelists included Kevin Mitchell of the Business Travel Coalition, John Hrabe of the Independent Lodging Industry Association, Darrel Hieber of Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and Justin Kintz of Orbitz Worldwide.
"Courts nationwide have overwhelmingly rejected efforts by state and local taxing authorities to end run the legislative process and impose occupancy taxes beyond the clear express terms of the taxing statutes enacted," said Darrel Hieber of Skadden Arps.
Priceline.com (PCNL) has about 50 lawsuits pending that involve various cities and counties trying to impose local hotel occupancy taxes on the site's customers, says Darrel Hieber, partner at law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, which has represented Priceline in such cases since 2004.
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