Trade practice questions routinely arise in the daily operations of a beer distributor’s business. Below are several resources that help explain some of the history of trade practice laws and why they are important for a properly regulated alcohol market.
It is important to note that the information provided here examines federal trade practice laws, not the various trade practice laws of each of the 50 states. In most cases, state trade practice laws are more detailed and important for the day-to-day business for beer distributors. State beer distributor associations will have the best resources to handle state law questions.