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Fashion Law seminar

On 23 November, Fox Willams LLP will hold its annual Fashion Law seminar.

This year, its panel will look at managing reputational risk to your brand on social media, ‘urban myths’ and design infringement, and what you need to do to comply with the changes in data protection law, which will take effect in May 2018.

Fox Williams will also be joined by its guest speaker Andrew Jakins, founder and partner of corporate finance boutique Highstead Partners, who will be sharing his expertise and insights into investment in fashion businesses and current industry deals.


The panel of experts at this year’s Fashion Law seminar will specifically address:

Looking to attract investment or to sell?
Andrew Jakins, founder and partner of Highstead Partners tells you what the current trends are for fashion owners looking to attract investment or to sell and the key deals taking place.

Using social media in today’s market?
Fashion businesses are at the forefront of using social media and in encountering problems in such use: whether it is a question of fake Instagram accounts, postings being copied, or fake reviews. Rosie Burbidge, specialist IP senior associate at Fox Williams tells you what you need to know to ensure that you are not caught out. Rosie tweets regularly from @rosieburbidge.

Pushing the seams on designs?
Urban myths continue to do the rounds, not least because it is claimed that as there are “no new designs, a claim of infringement is nothing to worry about”. But urban myths are just myths. Simon Bennett, specialist IP partner at Fox Williams tells you what you need to know to ensure that you are not caught out.

How will your use of personal data measure up?
The start of the new data protection regime is fast approaching, but still many businesses have failed to take steps to ensure that from May 2018, they will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Nigel Miller, specialist data protection and cybersecurity partner at Fox Williams tells you what you need to know to ensure that you are not caught out.

Chair: Stephen Sidkin, partner and chair of Fashion Law Group at Fox Williams LLP.


To reserve your place, please email: events@foxwilliams.com.

Date: Thursday 23 November 2017
Registration and breakfast: 8.30 am
Seminar begins: 9.00 am
Seminar ends: 10.30 am followed by refreshments and networking
Venue: 10 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AF
Cost: Free to attend


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