FLORIDA – October 22, 2019 – Marbet Lewis Co-Founding Partner of Spiritus Law and a member of the Alcohol Industry Practice, was a panelist at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) Conference that took place on October 21, 2019, in New Orleans. The panel discussion was on NCSLA’s “Hot Topics”. The panelists covered the following topics: Tainted / counterfeit alcohol, Human trafficking Status and potential direction/impact of the pending Lebamoff cases and the relationship between regulators and industry members in the rule-making context.
About NCSLA: The purposes of the Association shall be to promote the enactment of the most effective and equitable types of state alcoholic beverage control laws; to devise and promote the use of methods which provide the best enforcement of the particular alcoholic beverage control laws in each state; to work for the adoption of uniform laws insofar as they may be practicable; to promote harmony with the federal government in its administration of the Federal Alcohol Administration Act; and to strive for harmony in the administration of the alcoholic beverage control laws among the several states.
For more information about the conference, please visit the NCSLA website.
About Spiritus Law:
Spiritus Law is a business law firm focusing on specific, highly complex areas of law that require dedicated effort and long-term practical experience. The firm focuses primarily on food and alcohol licensing and regulatory laws, regulatory and business compliance guidance and business law and litigation. Spiritus also combines a unique blend of professionals, including attorneys, government consultants, licensing assistants and paralegals for the dedicated representation of alcohol industry clients across all three tiers of the industry with a focus on supplier and retailer representation. The firm provides comprehensive alcohol industry representation focused on industry innovation and expansion. Spiritus strives to be at the forefront of emerging industry trends and the refashioning of traditional concepts for Fortune 500 companies and individual entrepreneurs. Spiritus professionals have helped shape alcoholic beverage regulations for over 45 years at the federal and state level. Through its commitment to diversity and community outreach, Spiritus Law is able to bring its diverse experience to a vast array of clients and legal matters.
Core Practice Areas:
Primary areas of practice include alcohol law and regulated industries, business and regulatory compliance services, business transactions, and business law and litigation. The Alcohol Industry Group focuses on providing complete food and alcohol licensing and regulatory services in the development of licensing structures and business operational guidelines for the manufacturing, importation, purchase and retail sale and service of alcoholic beverages. The firm’s alcohol industry services are comprehensive with attention to all aspects of business permitting and compliant operations for foreign and domestic manufacturers, importers and retailers including package stores, large box retailers, online retailers, restaurants, movie theaters with alcohol service, hotels and lodging establishments, arenas and stadiums, and other entertainment, hospitality and foodservice clients.
Spiritus Law’s well-established alcohol industry group works with clients and industry members domestically and abroad, with active clients in Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands. Spiritus assists with alcohol industry import/export matters, licensing, distribution, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and coordination of new product approvals and branding.
Learn more about Spiritus Law at spirituslaw.com.