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Event | March 2023

Join Baker McKenzie’s Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group for our events entitled Redefining Luxury & Fashion: What Fits in the Future? scheduled to take place in London on Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 and in Paris on Thursday, 16 March, 2023.

We will be joined by senior industry representatives and legal practitioners in discussing the following:

  • Key drivers, concerns and objectives of industry players in the current economic climate
  • Corporate strategies for continued growth in the economic landscape
  • Sustainability issues impacting the industry (regulatory developments, risks and enforcement trends)
  • Latest trends in digital customer engagement

For the full programme and confirmed speakers, please click the location buttons below.

LONDONPARIS
Tuesday
14 March 2023
Thursday
16 March 2023

A champagne reception will follow discussions, which will provide an opportunity to network with peers in the luxury and fashion space. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

RSVP

The session is open to senior leaders in the luxury, fashion and cosmetics sector. If you are able to join us in either of the locations, please register your interest by clicking on the “RSVP” button by Friday, 10 March 2023 as attendance will be limited.

For questions on the agenda, please contact Abigail Enriquez and on registrations, Rosie Slade.

Guest Speakers

Guest Speakers

Photo,Diana Verde Nieto
Diana Verde Nieto
Founder
Positive Luxury
Photo,Xavier Gueant
Xavier Gueant
General Counsel
Fédération des Entreprises de la Beauté (FEBEA)
Photo,Kit Fordham
Kit Fordham
Founder
Strategy Kit
Photo,François Guy
François Guy
Managing Counsel – Data Privacy
EMEA Chanel
Photo,Neri Karra Sillaman
Neri Karra Sillaman
Founder
Moda Métiers and Neri Karra

Author

Kurt Haegeman is the global chair of Baker McKenzie's Consumer Goods and Retail Industry (CG&R) Group, and a partner in Baker McKenzie's EU Competition & Regulatory Affairs Practice in Brussels.
Kurt is also co-Managing Partner of the Belgian Offices.

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Katia Boneva-Desmicht is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group. She has been a litigator for more than 10 years, particularly focusing on civil and commercial litigation. With her extensive experience and knowledge of French procedures and private international law, Ms. Boneva-Desmicht helps clients mitigate risk and navigate complex strategic issues and legal challenges. Ms. Boneva-Desmicht has significant practical experience advising leading industry players in a broad range of business sectors — including the banking, retail, luxury, pharmaceuticals, leisure, hospitality, and automotive industries — with respect to their risk and dispute management and defense before the French courts.

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Helen Brown is a partner in the London IT/Commercial Department. Together with Julia Hemmings, Helen heads up the Consumer and Commercial Advisory Practice.

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Julia Hemmings is a partner in Baker McKenzie's IT/Commercial Group based in London. Together with Helen Brown, Julia heads up the Consumer and Commercial Advisory Practice. Julia joined the Firm in 2001 and also worked in the Sydney office from March 2006 to March 2008.

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David is a highly experienced Corporate partner based in our London office. He is Co-Head of our Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group in London, and is a member of the Firm's M&A Practice Group as well as its Consumer Goods & Retail and Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Groups. David is described in The Legal 500, 2023 as "excellent".

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Mark is a Senior Associate in the Baker McKenzie Dispute Resolution team based in London. Mark is also a member of the Firm's Compliance & Investigations Practice Group.

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Magalie Dansac Le Clerc is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Paris office. A member of the Firm's Information Technology and Communications Practice Group, she is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP). She took part in a nine-month associate training program in the Firm's Chicago office in 2014. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Ms. Dansac Le Clerc was an intern in the intellectual property department of a Paris law firm, focusing on copyright and trademark law, as well as commercial law.

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Joanna de Fonseka is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Technology group in London, having joined the Firm as a trainee in 2012. Joanna is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E).

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Julia Dickenson is an Associate in Baker McKenzie London office.

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Aurélie Govillé is a corporate lawyer in the M&A practice of Baker & McKenzie in Paris since 2006. She was seconded to Baker McKenzie's London office for a year, in the global reorganisations department, to work on a multijurisdictional restructuring coordinated from London. Aurélie graduated from the Jean Monnet University and from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas where she obtained an M.B.A. in Business law and tax.

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Clotilde Guyot-Réchard is a partner in the Paris office focusing on complex litigation and internal investigations.
Admitted to the Paris and New York Bars, Clotilde represents clients in domestic and international disputes.

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Elodie Massin joined the Firm’s Competition & Distribution Practice Group in Paris in September 2003 and became counsel in January 2010. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, she worked as a lawyer at Ernst & Young’s Competition and Distribution Law Group in Paris for three and a half years. Ms. Massin was admitted to the Bar of Hauts-de-Seine in 2000.

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Jo Hewitt is a partner in the Corporate Department in Baker McKenzie's London office. Jo has a particular focus on advising multinational groups on the structuring, implementation and management of complex corporate reorganisation projects including post-acquisition integrations, holding company restructurings and group rationalisations. She is part of a dedicated team in London focused on international reorganisations and business transformation projects.

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Nathalie Marchand practices in the Intellectual Property Group of Baker McKenzie. She has developed extensive experience in complex intellectual property litigation before French courts. She assists companies in the protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights including the drafting and negotiation of IP agreements and on IP aspects of transactional matters. Nathalie Marchand joined Baker McKenzie from Jones Day in 2011 and was appointed Partner in 2015.

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Christine Streatfeild is a Partner in the Washington DC Office and on the Steering Committee for the North America Trade Secrets Practice. She focuses on trade remedies and unfair competition cases, including forced labor investigations, antidumping and countervailing duty cases, safeguard measures, duties imposed for national security purposes (Section 232 duties), and Section 337 intellectual property and trade secrets disputes. She appears before the US International Trade Commission (ITC), US Department of Commerce (DOC), and in state and federal courts. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Christine served as the acting deputy director of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and in the Environment and Natural Resources division of the Office of the United States Trade Representative. She has also served as an adjunct professor at the Krieger School, Johns Hopkins University, where she taught Global Trade, Policy and Competition. She is also on the 2021 USMCA Dispute Settlement Panels Roster (on behalf of the United States), a position she has held since 2019 (under the NAFTA). Christine focuses her practice on matters related to trade regulatory and intellectual property matters, including economic injury and damages, import duty compliance, and unfair competition allegations.

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Loke-Khoon Tan is a senior partner of the award-winning IP & Technology Group in Hong Kong and China. He is currently on the Global Firm’s Steering Committee for the Consumer Goods & Retail (including Luxury and Fashion) Industry Practice and leads the Industry Practice in the AP region. He led the IP & Technology Group as Practice Group leader from 2005 to 2020. He is also the author of various IP publications including the trilogy of "Pirates in the Middle Kingdom: the Art of Trademark War" books. The 4th edition will be published in 2021. Loke-Khoon supports the Firm's Global Diversity & Inclusion Committee, focusing on LGBT+ in Asia. As an integral part of the Firm's Corporate Social Responsibility Program, the Committee has broad oversight for the strategic development and implementation of the Firm's diversity and inclusion activities. Loke-Khoon was complimented by the ranking and publications as: "The IP lawyer Loke-Khoon Tan at Baker McKenzie is incredibly responsive. With deep knowledge and legal expertise. He also has great communication and interactive skills." Loke-Khoon was named and awarded one of only four Stonewall Global Changemakers of the year for 2022, for his exceptional work on advancing global LGBTQ+ workplace equality.

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