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The Future Of Direct Shipping
In September 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari brought before the Court by the Tennessee Retailers in Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Byrd.
United States
4 Apr 2019
A New Supreme Court Case May Impact The Future Of Spirits Direct Shipping
In late September 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari.
United States
14 Dec 2018
An Intro To Distribution Agreements
As a craft distiller, getting your products into the hands of consumers is, of course, critical to your business.
United States
10 Jul 2018
TTB Announces Extension Of Tax Credits For Wines Stored At Bonded Wine Cellars And Bonded Wineries
On May 17, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) issued an Industry Circular, No. 2018-1A, clarifying that under the recently-enacted tax reform legislation (Tax Act), wineries...
United States
23 May 2018
Federal District Court Rejects Craft Brewers' Equal Protection And Due Process Challenge Of Texas' Ban On Brewer Off-Premises Retailing
On March 20, 2018, a federal district court in Texas issued an opinion in Deep Ellum Brewing, LLC, et al. v. Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
United States
27 Mar 2018
Massachusetts Court Upholds Record $2.6M Fine Against Beer Distributor
Earlier this month, a Massachusetts state trial court judge issued a decision in the matter of Craft Beer Guild LLC d/b/a Craft Brewers Guild v. Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission.
United States
26 Oct 2017
Alcohol And Tobacco Tax And Trade Bureau Announces Joint Operation Targeting Alleged Pay-To-Play Activities In Florida
On July 20, 2017, the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) announced a joint operation it conducted with the Florida Department of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (DABT)...
United States
22 Aug 2017
Alcohol And Tobacco Tax And Trade Bureau Announces Joint Operation Targeting Alleged "Pay-to-Play" Activities In Florida
As part of this effort, TTB transitioned 11 of its existing investigators to new roles focusing exclusively on trade practice enforcement.
United States
11 Aug 2017
Approaches To Spirits Direct Shipping
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales of alcohol beverages have been a hot topic in the alcohol industry for the last two decades.
United States
17 Jul 2017
Texas Supreme Court Weighs In On Tied House
In a 6-2 decision, the court upheld the TABC's denial of a retail permit to a foreign corporation whose parent company also holds a 20 percent ownership interest in a foreign brewer.
United States
15 May 2017
Trump Administration Indicates Plans To Increase Enforcement Of Recreational Marijuana Laws
To follow up on our prediction last month that the Trump Administration may take a more aggressive stance toward the legalization of marijuana...
United States
8 Mar 2017
The Uncertain Legal Future Of Wine Direct Shipping By The Retail Tier
The Supreme Court of the United States' 2005 decision in Granholm v. Heald, which required states allowing their own wineries to direct-ship to consumers to also grant such privileges...
United States
2 Mar 2017
Eighth Circuit Hints At Unconstitutionality Of Missouri Restrictions On Alcohol Advertising
Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit weighed in on the legality of restrictions on alcohol advertising under the First Amendment, issuing an opinion in Missouri Broadcasters Association v. Lacy that could eventually broaden free speech protections for alcohol beverage advertisements.
United States
1 Feb 2017
DC Council Passes Amendments To Alcohol Beverage Code
DC's unique statutory system provides for a 10-business-day period of mayoral review of legislation passed by the Council. Mayor Muriel Bowser does not appear to have taken any action to date on the Act.
United States
17 Jan 2017
Texas Court Strikes Down Prohibition On Payments For Brand Rights
Late last week, a district judge in Texas declared unconstitutional under the Texas Constitution a provision of the state's Beer Industry Fair Dealing Law...
United States
5 Sep 2016
Recent Revisions To Internal Revenue Code Affecting Alcohol Beverages
In December 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act).
United States
12 Feb 2016
Third Circuit Affirms MillerCoors Victory In Wholesaler Contract Dispute
On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued its opinion in Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Co. v. MillerCoors LLC, No. 14-1008 (3d Cir. 2015)...
United States
4 Mar 2015
Recent U.S. Cases Highlight Liability Risks To Executives In Mining, Heavy Industrial Transactions
Historically, corporate executives rarely faced personal or criminal liability resulting from mining or environmental accidents in the United States.
United States
28 Jan 2015
The Third Piece Of EPA’s Clean Power Plan: GHG Emission Limits For Modified And Reconstructed Power Plants
The EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations for "new" and "existing" power plants have received substantial media attention.
United States
17 Jun 2014
EPA Unveils Final Cooling Water Intake Structures Rule
The EPA finalized its long-awaited rule under Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act imposing requirements for cooling water intake structures.
United States
22 May 2014
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