Category: Distribution Agreements

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In bad result for alcohol wholesalers, Delaware spirits distributor loses argument that franchise law created enforceable exclusive distribution contract where alcohol was purchased on invoice and no oral or written agreement set a quantity of goods to be purchased.

Following a trial over claims of an alleged exclusive oral distribution agreement under Delaware’s...

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State court rules spirits company cannot terminate distribution agreement absent event of default – agreement with no defined time period is not terminable at will and lasts forever. Bonus: We’ve got the docs for you.

Few Spirits (fun fact, the F.E.W. stands for Francis Elizabeth Willard president and founder...

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Illinois court renews drivers’ challenge to beer distributor’s program of deducting cost of stale beer left on shelves from drivers’ commissions – distributor’s arguments claim stale beer rotation is a health/safety/welfare issue.

It’s great to see a distributor living up to its distribution agreement obligations –...