Sidney Frank Sues Beam Over Whiskey

Published: 03/19/2013

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (PRNewswire) — Sidney Frank Importing Co. Inc. this month filed a lawsuit against Beam Inc. and Cooley Distillery PLC claiming a breach of contract involving Michael Collins Irish whiskey.

The lawsuit filed in Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York claims Beam breached Sidney Frank’s long-term contract with Cooley, a subsidiary of Beam, for the supply of Michael Collins Irish whiskey, as well as acts of unfair competition and tortious interference.