One of the most exciting moments in the existence of a new brewery is the moment you ink your very first distribution agreement. Yes, you never forget your first: you’ve arrived, you’re now part of the Show, and now you’re...more
On March 27, 2014, the New York Court of Appeals held that a provision excluding both parties' liability for consequential damages would not preclude recovery of lost profits that the court found were the direct and probable...more
You own a manufacturing business. You spent a good part of last year putting together a private-branding and distributorship agreement with a new customer and a new distributor. Most of it was over email. Now the...more
Country Vintner of NC, LLC v. E. & J. Gallo Winery, Inc., No. 12-2074 (4th Cir. Apr. 29, 2013).
In this case brought under the North Carolina Wine Distribution Agreements Act, the defendant submitted a bill of over...more
On January 4, 2013, the federal Canadian tribunal with appellate jurisdiction relating to customs valuation, among other subjects, schooled multi-nationals on their obligations to meet the evidentiary burden of proof relating...more
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