In This Issue:

- Seventh Circuit Affirms Denial Of Preliminary Injunction Finding PMPA Termination For Failure To Pay Was Proper:

After remanding to the federal district court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s...

- New York Federal Court Finds Local Advertising Requirement Does Not Constitute Franchise Fee:

In Nature’s Plus Nordic A/S v. Natural Organics, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159157 (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 6, 2013), the United States District Court...

- Illinois District Court Grants In Part And Denies In Part Supplier’s Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim:

A federal court in Illinois has granted in part and denied in part a manufacturer’s motion to dismiss claims brought under...

- Repurchase Of Inventory Claim Survives Summary Judgment Under Virginia Equipment Dealers Protection Act:

In James River Cos. v. BB Buggies, Inc., No. 4:13-cv-00004 (W.D. Va. Sep. 6, 2013), the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia...

- Community Of Interest Fact Questions Under Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law Prevent Summary Judgment:

A federal court in Wisconsin recently denied a dealer’s motion for summary judgment under the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law (“WFDL”), due to a genuine fact...

- Ohio Supreme Court Allows Successor Manufacturer To Terminate Distributorship Under The Ohio Alcoholic Beverages Franchise Act:

The Ohio Supreme Court recently affirmed an appellate court’s decision finding that the Ohio Alcoholic Beverages Franchise Act clearly permits...

- Court Grants Partial Judgment To Distributor On Commission Claim:

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin has determined that a manufacturer was contractually...

- Pennsylvania District Court Dismisses Beer Distributor’s Amended Complaint Against Millercoors:

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania dismissed with prejudice a beer distributor’s amended complaint...

- Court Dismisses Complaint Finding No Exclusive Arrangement In The Parties’ Distribution Agreements:

A Pennsylvania federal court has granted a manufacturer’s motion to dismiss a complaint for breach...

- Court Denies Summary Judgment On Statutory And Equitable Claims In Missouri Dealer Termination Suit:

In Machine Maintenance, Inc. v. Generac Power Systems, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14275 (E.D. Mo. Oct. 8 2013), a federal court in Missouri denied...

- West Virginia Supreme Court Affirms Termination Of Distributorship:

The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia recently affirmed the termination of an alcohol distribution agreement based on the...

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Topics:  Advertising, Failure To Pay, Franchise Fees, Franchises, Termination

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Franchise Updates

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