09 September 2019

Turbulent times for luxury companies

Luxury fashion brands are facing turbulent times in the face of continuing trade disputes, recent changes in the international tax landscapes and the ongoing disruption from technology.


Leading general counsel from the luxury fashion world will share their insights on this fast-changing marketplace at the New York Luxury Law Summit. Senior legal counsel from Macy’s, Inc, Ralph Lauren Corporation, Giorgio Armani Corporation, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, David Yurman and Richemont will discuss how their companies are meeting a range of challenges. Also on the agenda luxury companies share their insights on legal issues on the horizen - from trade, tax and technology to sustainability, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property issues. 

Material impact

According to Baker & McKenzie tax partner James Wilson, recent changes in international tax will have a material impact on the legal entity and operational structure of many luxury businesses. Trade disputes and the impact of Brexit further complicates the picture, the firm says. Mr Wilson will be part of a panel - 'Three T’s that will impact your supply chain – Tax, Trade and Technology' on Wednesday 13 November in New York. 

Luxury Law Summit New York

The Luxury Law Summit brings together the top lawyers in the luxury sector to discuss the latest challenges in the marketplace as well as sharing experiences and insights. For further information on the event, please email jasmindersoor@globalcitymedia.com or go to www.luxurylawsummit.com

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