Liquor Licensing/Mar 10, 2014

MLCC Rule Prevents Transfer of Certain Licenses for 3 Years

The Michigan Liquor Control Code (MLCC) provides that certain licensees must prove “unusual hardship” to transfer a newly issued liquor license within 3 years after obtaining it. Section 1501 of the MLCC states that “a class C or specially designated distributor license obtained in a manner other than by transfer shall not be transferred within ... Read More
Liquor Licensing/Jan 13, 2014

Changes on Horizon for Michigan Liquor Control Code

If you believe Michigan’s liquor licensing laws could use some updating, apparently you are not alone. Both the Senate and the House recently passed several bills that will reform the Michigan Liquor Control Code (MLCC). The proposed changes will affect consumers, brewers, and liquor licensees alike, and will transform everything from increasing the number of ... Read More