June 30, 2018 – Sydney, Australia The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), has filed suit in Australia against D’Aquino Bros Pty Ltd for trademark infringement and deceiving consumers by distributing alcoholic beverages labeled as scotch that were not scotch. The SWA is citing three brands bottled and distributed by D’Aquino Bros Pty Ltd. The brands named…

Saudi Arabia – February 16, 2018 In Saudi Arabia alcohol possession and consumption is illegal, punishable by up to 500 lashes. Yet, it has been rumored that the Kingdom is one of the largest consumers of Johnnie Walker Black Label in the Middle East. In a country where liquor is illegal, the only way the…

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia Following a tip and surveillance the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) under the direction of enforcement chief Kamaruddin Mohammad Yassin raided a bungalow in Petaling Jaya, a major Malaysian city, and uncovered a counterfeit liquor operation. The KPDNKK found no suspects in the bungalow at the time of the raid…