A provision to create a task force of brewers, distributors and political appointees to work out differences on franchise law reform, specifically when and how a brewer can exit a distribution arrangement, was stripped from …More
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Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 255 provides that a successor (defined as a person who replaces a supplier, importer, broker, or wholesaler with regard to the right to manufacture, sell, distribute, broker, or import …More
According to the Brewers of Pennsylvania, a recently enacted revenue package contained a Malt Beverage Tax Credit (not to exceed $5 million annually) on any capital expenditure that expands brewery operations.
Signed into law, Senate Bill 3053 and House Bill 8100 authorize holders of an alcoholic beverage manufacturer license to sell an amount not in excess of thirty-six ounces (36 oz.) of malt beverage and four …More
Signed into law by the Governor, S.B. 250, among many provisions, mandates technical amendments to Title 7 to improve its clarity, and to identify substantive amendments that may be necessary to remove out-of-date or obsolete …More
S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
Under consideration by the Senate after passing the Assembly, Senate Bill 8140 seeks to create, among other provisions, a combined craft manufacturer’s license combining the privileges of two or more farm or micro manufacturing licenses …More
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently handed down a decision which clarifies several provisions of Ohio franchise law regarding “successor” provisions, including what entities qualify as a successor in change of …More
Passing the Senate, S.B. 1860 would allow brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events.
The Texas Association of Business, the McLane Company and McLane Beverage Distribution, Inc. have filed suit in U.S. District Court challenging the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission’s (TABC) position that it is illegal for a person …More