Category: Wholesalers

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Updated: Oral Argument Transcript. It’s Byrd Day – 100 years to the day after the ratification of the 18th Amendment. Check back for oral argument transcripts this afternoon.

Exactly 100 years after the ratification of the 18th Amendment and one day before the 99th anniversary of the enactment of prohibition, the United...

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Winery cannot avoid contractual forum selection provision in dispute with distributor – a good clause lets you choose where a suit or arbitration will take place

A little background on this dispute. Westside Winery, Inc., contracted with Pasternak Wine Imports LLC (“Pasternak”), making Pasternak the sole distributor and marketing agent...

Photo from SAV-MOR Liquors Facebook Page of their sign - Medford Sav-Mor Liquors is at 2153 Mystic Valley Parkway.
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ACLU files brief against Missouri’s unconstitutional alcohol advertising laws – here are the briefs in the important Missouri Broadcasters First Amendment alcohol advertising 8th Circuit appeal

The state filed the final reply brief yesterday (links to all the briefs below). For those of you looking for a quick refresher (on...

beer distributor fight over change in control beer distribution agreements
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Court properly interprets “reasonableness” requirement in clause common to most beer distribution franchise statutes concerning sales of rights and changes in ownership

Bonanza Beverage took MillerCoors to court over MillerCoors’s attempts to enforce a portion of MillerCoors’s distribution agreement with Bonanza after Bonanza informed MillerCoors that...

Illinois's new of value standards regarding social media and alcohol advertising for craft beer, wine, craft spirits and alcohol distribution
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What the new Illinois “of value” regulations say about using social media. (Illinois’s new “of value” standards Part 2.)

Today we continue our updates regarding the Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s new regulations governing and addressing of value standards for the beer, wine, and...