Terms & Conditions: Commercial Agreements in Alcohol Industry - McDermott

Terms and Conditions: A Review of Commercial Agreements in the Alcohol Industry


The manufacturing and sale of alcohol products is a team effort involving collaboration between business partners to ensure everything from sourcing key ingredients and equipment to securing an ad agency or key sponsorship is done in a compliant way. But, what do alcohol companies, in particular, need to be mindful of when developing or reviewing these agreements, and how can they mitigate risk while advancing their business endeavors?

Join our Alcohol Regulatory & Distribution team as they outline how companies enter into and navigate both direct and indirect commercial agreements that help bring your favorite beverages to a shelf near you.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Specific considerations for the alcohol industry, as well as legal recommendations on various types of commercial agreements
  • Mitigating supply chain constraints that affect the production and distribution of alcoholic products
  • Recent enforcement activity by states that influence the way companies enter into sponsorships or event agreements

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