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Why You Should Attend
For anyone working with alcohol businesses on startup issues, brand partnerships, other transactions or disputes, this program will give you an overview of the complexities of alcohol law and emerging trends and challenges facing the industry. Learn more about the various issues including the basics of the regulatory system, new business and founder issues, the boom of M&A deals, licensing and transactions issues, and diversity and inclusion issues. Hear from outside and in-house counsel, a former regulator, an industry trade organization counsel and a sommelier working for greater industry diversity.
What You Will Learn
- Understanding the main legal framework governing alcohol regulations, what you should know before taking on an alcohol client, how advertising and marketing issues are different for alcohol brands, restriction on shipping and distribution, and federal tax updates.
- Examining hot topics and transactions including licensing and ownership restrictions on commercial transactions and trends in M&A.
- Learning about the grassroots movements for greater diversity and inclusion in the industry and how lawyers can gain greater awareness of the systemic challenges within the industry.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for any attorney who may be working with alcohol industry startups, working on agreements, transactions and disputes involving alcohol industry members, and attorneys interested in transitioning into a hospitality industry practice.