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Alcoholic Beverage

The Danow Group concentrates its practice on Beverage Alcohol and Cannabis Law. Each of our attorneys and paralegals has extensive experience dealing with regulatory issues related to Beverage Alcohol.
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Alcoholic Beverage Overview

We are available to assist you to:

  • Obtain a license,
  • Understand your regulatory obligations,
  • Negotiate compliant sponsorship agreements,
  • Comply with trade practice requirements,
  • Properly label your beverages,
  • Deal with a governmental agency investigation,
  • Purchase or sell a licensed business,
  • Draft a shareholder or membership agreement,
  • Determine whether a particular premise meets the regulatory requirements,
  • Create a compliant succession plan, or
  • Find creative ways to solve any of your compliance problems.

Who We Serve

  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers and Importers
  • Brand Owners
  • Manufacturers
  • Third Party and Service Providers
  • Warehousing


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Latest News

Stay informed on the critical current issues impacting the Alcoholic Beverage industry

Federal Trade Commission Seeks To Ban Non-Compete Agreements

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has issued a final rule which bans most agreements that restrict an employee’s ability to compete with its employer. 

New York Bar

New Laws Come With The New Budget

Several new alcoholic beverage control laws were included in the new Budget.  These changes are intended to speed up the application process and to give the State Liquor Authority more flexibility to grant licenses and permits. 

Wine and Spirits

Wine and Spirits Labeled as Organic

Because a growing number of consumers believe there is an advantage to purchasing organic products, the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) is concentrating on eliminating food and beverages improperly labeled as organic.  The USDA National Organic Program (“NOP”) published its final rule entitled “Strengthening Organic Enforcement (“SOE”).  This rule will be implemented as of […]

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