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GCRC StyleCounsel Interview: John Ireland, John Ireland & Co

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StyleCounsel is the GCRC’s latest sector that focuses on the fashion, retail and lifestyle industries.  Enter the StyleCounsel community to read the latest interviews with GCs from some of the leading companies in the world. Last month, Helena Hill caught up with John Ireland at Electric House in Notting Hill, who talked about the creative industries, working for Alan Sugar, football ... Read More »

Lastest News – LVMH and Google trademark case

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LVMH and Google have agreed to work together to combat the sale of online counterfeit goods. The agreement follows almost 10 years of litigation over complaints by LVMH that Google Adwords service was enabling counterfeiters to sell their products on the back of LVMH brands. Google says it will honour valid complaints from brand owners and restrict their rivals’ use of trademarked keywords in ... Read More »

It’s a match

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Ralph Lauren has entered the world of wearable technology. Ball boys at this year’s US open are testing out Ralph Lauren’s new nylon athletic shirt with the Ralph Lauren polo pony emblazoned on the front.  The shirt marks the first item of tech apparel to be introduced by a mainstream fashion label. Mr. Lauren, the executive vice president for advertising, marketing and corporate communications ... Read More »

In-house salaries on the rise across the country

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In-house lawyer salaries and bonuses are on the rise across the country, according to research commissioned by BCL Legal. While in-house lawyers in London have been reportedly gaining increased compensation and bonuses in the last few years, reports about the health of in-house law outside of the capital are less frequent. Yet the increasing importance of in-house lawyers is to ... Read More »

Data and privacy compliance in an era of transition for the internet

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The general rule for in-house counsel is that as regulation becomes more complicated and pervasive, compliance too becomes more complex. It’s a relatively easy-to-understand rule of thumb of course, but it is one that is constantly bought into focus as international organizations increase anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and other compliance requirements. Now, though, privacy could well become the biggest compliance issue, ... Read More »

StyleCounsel – Latest News

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Last week, we held our StyleCounsel launch party, Pimms, Pumps and Pinstripes at our Sponsor, TLT’s offices in Central London. The purpose of this event was to bring together in-house lawyers from the Retail, Fashion and Luxury Goods Industry to establish the key issues faced within the sector for our future themed panel events and conference later this year. Read More »

GCRC Style Counsel Launch Party

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Last night GCRC held the launch party for Style Counsel, in collaboration with TLT Lawyers, at TLT’s offices near St Paul’s in central London. The event saw in-house lawyers from the luxury sector gather to discuss the role of in-house lawyers and to help GCRC plan how its Style Counsel panels will be best steered towards their interests. Read More »

GCRC Interview: Richard Burcher, Managing Director of Validatum

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Our latest interview is with Richard Burcher from Validatum™ Limited. Richard is a former New Zealand practicing lawyer and managing partner with over 30 years experience. Based in London as the Managing Director of Validatum™ Limited (www.validatum.com), Richard now devotes all of his time to legal services pricing consultancy work and is widely regarded as a leading international authority on ... Read More »

GCRC Interview: Larry Bridgesmith from ERM Legal Solutions

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Our latest interview on GCRC is with Larry Bridgesmith, Chief Relationship Officer at legal project management specialist company ERM Legal Solutions and Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Law. Larry has over 30 years experience in the practice of employment and labor law and he now provides counsel, education and legal services to various clients and young lawyers. Speaking ... Read More »