Ruling in First Missouri Franchise Case Test Post Shelton Brothers

A quick post noting that a county court in Missouri has ruled that Major Brands and Diageo had a franchise arrangement under Missouri law and that Diageo wrongfully terminated but determined that monetary damages not an injunction was the proper remedy in this matter.   This case will proceed towards a trial and additional discovery including cross claims against another distributor.  A copy of the order from the court can be found here.  An article about the case can be found here.

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