Area of focus

Retail and Consumer Goods

The global retail and consumer goods team at Hogan Lovells works with the world's most recognized brands. We advise businesses at every level — from business restructuring to marketing, distribution, and operations. We understand the complexities behind e-commerce, privacy, data transfer, mobile payments, and real...

Representative experience

Advised a global retailer in relation to dawn raids by the Italian tax authorities and the seizure the client’s products for alleged non-compliant product labeling and packaging.

Representing a Fortune 500 lifestyle apparel company in its global compliance issues.

Advising a global retail company on employment agreements, employee and HR policies/ standard terms and conditions as part of a wider due diligence exercise.

Arranging supply and distribution agreement on behalf of our client, Fast Retailing, with respect to brick-and-mortar and online sales of J Brand Jeans in various geographies worldwide.

Advised a video games manufacturer on the launch, marketing, and distribution of various hardware and software products, and on major outsourcing deals.

Advised Estee Lauder on the relocation of their European headquarters in London.

 

Hogan Lovells Publications

Checking in with the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection – Trends, highlights, new developments, and what lies ahead

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection is where the action is when it comes to identifying current and future trends related to consumer protection. Bureau actions ...

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#Trending: The FTC has stepped up regulatory investigations on social media. Is your company in compliance?

Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and other social media platforms have become the format of choice for many companies that want to advertise their products and services. At the same time, the...

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Publications

Seller beware: Advertising "discounted" pricing can lead to legal trouble Consumer Alert

A wave of recent putative class action cases alleging violations of federal pricing guidelines and the consumer protection laws of various states is having a major impact on the retail...

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Brexit - implications for the fashion and luxury brands industry Client Notes

As the dust settles after the vote for Brexit, the fashion industry and luxury brands sectors have been assessing the likely impact of the UK leaving the EU. Brexit will have profound...

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Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal lays down tests for trade mark infringement and passing off China Alert

The Court of Final Appeal ("CFA") handed down its judgment in TWG Tea Co Pte Ltd and another v Tsit Wing (Hong Kong) Co Ltd and others, FACV 15 of 2015 in January 2016, in which it...

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China's Supreme People's Court fences in a new generation of Chinese trademark squatters China Alert

China's SPC hands down its Castel Judgment

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