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Alcohol Beverage Law in Wisconsin 2019

Product ID: CA2862R7
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

The cure for what ales you

Get the knowledge you need to guide your clients through the ins and outs of alcohol beverage regulations. You’ll start with an introduction to licensing, jurisdictions, and regulatory authorities as you explore the three tier system. Then you’ll dive deeper into common considerations and more complex issues.

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Pricing

Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

7.5 CLE

Date and Time

Wednesday, June 19, 20198:30 AM - 4:15 PM CT

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/19/2019 4:15:00 PM America/Chicago Alcohol Beverage Law in Wisconsin 2019

The cure for what ales you

Get the knowledge you need to guide your clients through the ins and outs of alcohol beverage regulations. You’ll start with an introduction to licensing, jurisdictions, and regulatory authorities as you explore the three tier system. Then you’ll dive deeper into common considerations and more complex issues.

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The cure for what ales you

Get the knowledge you need to guide your clients through the ins and outs of alcohol beverage regulations. You’ll start with an introduction to licensing, jurisdictions, and regulatory authorities as you explore the three tier system. Then you’ll dive deeper into common considerations and more complex issues.

Read More ↓

Program Chair and Presenter:

Aaron R. Gary
Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau
Madison

Presenters:

William S. Cole
Axley Brynelson LLP
Madison

Roger B. Johnson
Wisconsin Department of Revenue: Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement (Ret.)
Madison

Paloma A. Kennedy

Boardman & Clark LLP
Madison

Jason Lee

Wisconsin Department of Revenue: Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement
Madison

John P. Macy

Municipal Law & Litigation Group, S.C.
Waukesha

Georgia Stanford

City of New Berlin
New Berlin

Rick Uhlig

Wisconsin Department of Revenue: Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement
Green Bay

Jim Verbick

City of Madison
Madison

Michael B. Wittenwyler

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Madison

Ald. Doug S. Wood
City of Monona
Monona

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Introduction to Alcohol Beverages Regulation

  • Understand the 3-tier system
  • Discover the jurisdictions that regulate alcohol law
  • Which authorities regulate alcohol in Wisconsin?
  • Gain an overview of licensing

Aaron R. Gary

9:20 a.m. : Alcohol Beverage Licenses in Business Transactions

  • What are merger and acquisition considerations for commercial properties with liquor license interests?
  • Discuss “Class B” quota issues and what you can do to address them
  • Understand the transferability of liquor licenses

Paloma A. Kennedy

10:15 a.m. : Break

10:30 a.m. : Inspection and Enforcement

  • Hear an overview of the DOR unit and the number of licenses in the State
  • What are common issues and violations?
  • Gain an understanding of online sales, hours of operation, and operators licenses
  • Learn about an inspection of premises

Jason Lee, Rick Uhlig

11:30 a.m. : Lunch (on your own)

12:30 p.m. : Trade Practice Regulations - Suppliers, Wholesales and Retailers

  • What are the roles of suppliers, wholesalers, and retailers in the market?
  • Hear about typical transactions and business dealings
  • Understand policy objectives advanced by laws
  • What are general restrictions?
  • Discuss exceptions

Michael B. Wittenwyler

1:20 p.m. : Suspensions and Revocations and Non-Renewals, oh my!

  • What do you do when your client (liquor license or operator’s license) gets a notice of possible suspension, revocation, or non-renewal?
  • Gain insight on negotiation strategies, committee proceedings, and court review

William S. Cole

2:10 p.m. : Break

2:25 p.m. : When Do I Need a License? The Various Licensing Environments

  • Review what the different license types specifically allow and require
  • What constitutes the sale of alcohol as well as consumption in a public place?
  • Discuss issues surrounding wedding venues
  • How are wine & beer walks, charity auctions & raffles, and homebrew festivals licensed? How are brewery, winery, and distillery retail sales licensed?
  • And more!

Roger B. Johnson, John P. Macy

3:15 p.m. : Practical Considerations Panel

  • Hear from an experienced panel of those who are on the receiving end of those liquor license applications
  • Discuss best practices, insights, perspectives, and experiences from those on the receiving side of the processes
  • Bring your questions!

Roger B. Johnson, Georgia Stanford, Jim Verbick, Doug S. Wood

4:15 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

 

  • Learn what situations require a license, including the controversial “barn weddings”
  • Understand the licensing process and three-tier regulatory framework
  • Examine business and real estate transactions involving liquor licenses
  • Gain insight from state enforcement officials regarding inspections and common violations
  • Discuss best practices and practical considerations with an experienced panel
  • Commercial real estate attorneys
  • Business law practitioners
  • Contract lawyers
  • Municipal attorneys
  • Government lawyers

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