Distribution Contracts for Breweries in New York

May 19th, 2017 • by Brendan Palfreyman

Distribution Contracts for Breweries in New York

• by Brendan Palfreyman

A critical step in the growth of a brewery is the decision whether and when to start distributing.  Some breweries engage a distributor right out the gate whereas some will remain on premises and self-distribute for life, and there is a definite trend towards the latter.  It is imperative that before you enter into in […]

New York State Paid Family Leave – What You Need to Know

May 10th, 2017 • by Matt Rowsell

What is the Law? On April 4, 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation enacting the NYS Paid Family Leave Act. Effective January 1, 2018, this law will officially go into effect. The Paid Family Leave Act, or  “PFLA”, will give all employees in New York the right to take a leave of absence in the […]

Legal Checklist for Starting a Brewery in New York – UPDATED

May 4th, 2017 • by Brendan Palfreyman

Do you have a brewery in planning or are you thinking about starting your own brewery in New York?  Congratulations!  Below is a legal to do list in chronological order for you to consider as you begin the process.  It is not an exhaustive list but it covers everything from trademarks, to commercial leases, to […]

Brewer Event: Beer Quality Summit – Free

• by Paul Leone

Rheonix is once again hosting a free seminar for New York State brewers to learn more about the SpoilerAlert™ Assay. The assay is a molecular diagnostics test which determines the presence of beer spoilage organisms. They will even test samples live at the seminar for samples submitted by May 16. Food and beverages will be served. Date: […]