Alcoholic Beverages Law Blog

Alcohol and Liquor – Alcoholic Beverages Law Insight and Information for the Wine, Beer and Distilled Spirits Industry

  • 2017 Changes to Oregon Liquor Laws
    by Susan Johnson on July 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm

    This post was guest authored by Stoel Rives summer associate Antonija Krizanac. Since the 2017 Oregon Legislative Session convened on February 1, 2017, the Legislature has introduced a variety of bills that impact the Oregon alcohol and beverage industry. Out of the countless proposed bills, five […]

  • 2017 Changes to Washington Liquor Laws Affecting...
    by Susan Johnson on July 19, 2017 at 11:10 pm

    This post was guest authored by Stoel Rives summer associate Emma Vignali. On July 23, 2017, numerous Bills will go into effect that will meaningfully impact alcohol and beverage retailers across Washington. Governor Jay Inslee will sign four bills that will create opportunities for alcohol […]

  • 2017 Changes to Utah Liquor Laws
    by Catherine Parrish Lake on March 30, 2017 at 8:56 pm

    Significant changes are on the way for Liquor Laws in Utah.  H.B. 442 passed the legislature on March 8, 2017 and Governor Herbert signed it into law March 29, 2017.  The new law makes numerous changes to how restaurants, dining clubs and off-premise beer retailers will operate.  These changes […]

  • EPA Hits Brewery Hard: Is Your Brewery In...
    by Elaine Albrich on June 27, 2016 at 7:57 pm

    This post was guest authored by Stoel Rives summer associate Olivier Jamin. Last week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that D.G. Yuengling and Son, Inc., a Pennsylvania brewery, settled Clean Water Act (CWA) violations involving wastewater […]

  • Issues that private equity firms should consider...
    by Chris Hermann on December 16, 2015 at 11:35 pm

    By Chris Hermann and Bernie Kipp: Type of Transaction – Asset Purchase versus Stock Purchase. Very important if the acquiring entity wants an immediate continuing operations privilege. Specifically If a PE firm  purchases the assets of the target company  (including the operating name, […]