Utah Ducks Antitrust Allegations Over New Alcohol Restrictions

Law360, New York (August 29, 2012, 2:14 PM EDT) -- A Utah nightclub industry group on Monday agreed to call off its antitrust suit challenging the state's imposition of restrictive alcohol regulations, including a ban on drink specials, in a move heralded as a victory by the state.

The Utah Hospitality Association and the Utah state government filed a stipulation of dismissal ending the group's lawsuit in Utah federal court alleging that a series of alcohol restrictions signed into law last year violated the Sherman Act by regulating the price of alcoholic beverages.

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