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Posts from the New York Category

Another Paper Return Bites the Dust: Required Electronic Filing in New York (Due July 15th)

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

On July 1st, 2008, New York announced that their semi-annual “New York Wine Manufacturer’s Report of All Wine Directly Sold and Shipped” is required to be filed online. Shipments made from January 1, 2008 to June 30, 2008 must be reported to the New York Liquor Authority by July 15th, 2008. Online submission of the [...]

July 10th, 2008

An Accident On The Way To Court

By R. Corbin Houchins, Beverage Industry Counsel

The February 26, 2008 decision by an Arizona federal district court in Black Star Farms LLC v. Oliver supports an in-person purchase requirement, one of the principal legislative attacks on the level-field principle enunciated in Granholm. In-person purchase as a precondition to direct shipment solves a fundamental political problem for the middle tier. Although Granholm [...]

March 25th, 2008

Six Veils Out of Seven: Retailer Shipments Under Granholm

By R. Corbin Houchins Beverage Industry Counsel

On January 14, 2008, a district court in Texas rendered a mostly pro-trade decision in Siesta Village Market, LLC v. Perry that clarified much, but danced around the hottest issue, leaving the final veil in place. The case upholds the basic Specialty Wine Retailers contention that a state that allows its retailers to deliver to [...]

January 30th, 2008

Six Veils Out of Seven: Retailer Shipments Under Granholm

By R. Corbin Houchins, Beverage Industry Counsel

On January 14, 2008, a district court in Texas rendered a mostly pro-trade decision in Siesta Village Market, LLC v. Perry that clarified much, but danced around the hottest issue, leaving the final veil in place. The case upholds the basic Specialty Wine Retailers contention that a state that allows its retailers to deliver to [...]

January 30th, 2008

Reporting Madness

By Jeff Carroll - VP of Compliance, ShipCompliant

Hello and happy holidays from the ShipCompliant team! We’ve been a little quiet as we prepare to help all of our winery and retailer partners prepare for the big storm of reports that come due in January. Wineries that ship to all of the possible states for direct shipping can owe over 500 reports each [...]

December 26th, 2007