The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has announced the tenth restaurant liquor license auction, which is permitted under Act 39 of 2016. These auctions are for “zombie licenses” that have been expired and in possession of the Pa.L.C.B. dating back to the year 2000. » Read More
On January 21, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed 139 bills into law. Of those 139 bills that were signed, one bill, S1648, happens to concern the alcoholic beverage industry – specifically, plenary retail consumption licenses for nonprofit theaters. » Read More
Trump National Golf Club in Colts Neck, New Jersey (“Trump National”), has been charged with violations stemming from the alleged over-service of a club member that led to a serious car accident and the death of the car’s passenger.
As a result, the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”), through the Attorney General’s Office, is seeking revocation of Trump National’s liquor license. » Read More
On September 11, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (“PLCB”) issued a new Advisory Notice, Advisory Notice No. 24, regarding the on-premises consumption requirement for retail licensees in Pennsylvania. » Read More
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has announced the ninth restaurant liquor license auction, which is permitted under Act 39 of 2016. These auctions are for “zombie licenses” that have been expired and in possession of the Pa.L.C.B. dating back to the year 2000. » Read More
Last week, the United States Supreme Court (“SCOTUS”) issued the long-awaited decision in Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Thomas (“Tennessee Wine”). The Tennessee Wine case was watched closely by liquor attorneys, businesses, consultants and others, as it was the first case that SCOTUS has heard since 2005 regarding constitutionality of state liquor laws. » Read More