Franchise Law Challenge Court Upholds Ruling In Wholesaler's Favor

Published: 12/20/2011

CANTON — An appeals court here last month upheld a ruling that a beer supplier violated Ohio franchise law by terminating its franchise agreement with a local distributor.

The Fifth District Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court was correct to find Heineken USA’s termination of its franchise agreement with Esber Beverage Co. was unlawful.