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Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last 20 years to approximately $300 billion and continues to grow rapidly. But with that broadening and diversification comes a whole new set of business challenges to navigate.

We advise many of the world’s best-known luxury names, and our expertise is featured in a new Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies, published with Thomson Reuters.

What does the guide cover?

  • Identifying, Registering, Enforcing and Monetizing Your Intellectual Property Assets
  • Elements of Enforcement for Infringement in the Online/Offline Landscapes
  • The Industry’s Digital and Online Services Focus — Opportunities and Challenges
  • Social Media
  • Alternative Distribution Models and Current Trends
  • Tax Issues for the Luxury and Fashion Industry
  • M&A and Corporate Finance in the Luxury and Fashion Industry
  • Anti-Bribery and Other Compliance Issues and Risk Remediation for the Luxury and Fashion Industry
  • Negotiating and Securing Retail Lease Space
  • Resolving Disputes: Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation
  • Employment Concerns for the Industry
  • International Trade and Customs Issues for the Luxury and Fashion Industry
  • Competition and Antitrust Issues in the Industry

If you have any questions about the guide, please reach out to your Baker McKenzie contact or email Elenore Roque-Enriquez. You can also get a copy directly from Thomson Reuters.


Marc Levey is a Senior Counsel in the New York office of Baker McKenzie. He has over 46 years of experience in international taxation and is a nationally recognized expert in his field, particularly in structuring and defending transfer pricing strategies. He has frequently been acknowledged by Euromoney as one of the "World's Leading Tax Advisors," included in its "Best of the Best" global tax experts. He also received a 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's Who.