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Malkin Law’s Principal Attorney, Ryan Malkin, was included in Imbibe magazine’s list of 75 people and places that will shape the way you drink in 2023. Ryan is the only lawyer on the list, which also includes some of the top bartenders, winemakers and other alcohol beverage industry influencers.  You can see the full issue here.

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Changes in NYSLA Applications, Licenses, and Permits The NYSLA has issued a series of advisories where it changed certain requirements for its applications as well as created and made changes to licenses and permits. This summary will focus on the changes that affect manufacturers and suppliers and does not address the advisories related to retailers.     Application Forms Application forms have not been updated yet to reflect the new changes, so applicants may follow the instructions set out in the advisories in the meantime. It is important to remember that just because the NYSLA has eliminated the need to disclose certain information, it does not relieve applicants from fully complying with the Alcoholic Beverage Control and other relevant state and local laws.   Below we have summarized the most salient points of the advisories and the changes.   Applicants will no longer be required to provide proof of: US citizenship Workers’ Compensation Disability Insurance Certificate of Authority to Collect Sales Tax Bank statements and financial documents related to the Financial Disclosure form (the NYSLA, however, reserves the right to request these financial documents)   Disclosure of Principals on an Application Any person or entity who owns 10% or more of the applicant entity must be disclosed and individuals submit a personal questionnaire.   Individuals owning less than 10% of an entity no longer need to be disclosed (no matter how many shareholders or members the entity has). In addition to the owners described above, please remember that the individuals…

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      TTB is considering changes to trade practice regulations, including exclusive outlet, tied house, commercial bribery, and consignment sales prohibitions.  TTB is taking public comment through March 9, 2023. Should you want to comment, click the link above or let us know and we can discuss your comment.

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