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Kering’s Tax Probe Seen as Benchmark

Legal, fiscal and industry observers take a closer look at Kering’s decision to settle with the Italian Revenue Agency.

clock May 16, 2019Luisa Zargani

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Prada Asks U.S. Court to Enforce Award of Alligator Hatchlings

The Italian luxury brand won the arbitration award in Italy after a soured deal with a supplier of American alligator skins.

clock May 13, 2019Sindhu Sundar

Steve McQueen in a collared cardigan and Tuesday Weld in the 1965 drama "The Cincinnati Kid."

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Fashion’s Nostalgia and the Infringement Trap

Just when does homage become infringement? The answer has resonance for Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs and other designers mining the past.

clock May 13, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Target and Farylrobin Fight Vans Over Striped Shoes

The companies pushed back against the sneaker brand’s infringement suit over certain shoes in Target’s Wild Fable line.

clock May 10, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Kering’s Tax Probe Deal Seen Having Little Impact

Kering will pay a record sum of 1.25 billion euros to the Italian Revenue Agency to regularize its fiscal position in the country, but analysts see no longer-term impact.

clock May 10, 2019Alessandra Turra

Last year the U.S. imported nearly $83 billion in apparel, according to the Office of Textiles and Apparel.

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Fashion’s Labor Issues Draw Scrutiny at the Ports

Congress and customs officers are increasingly wary of imports made with forced labor, but the global supply chain remains tough to police.  

clock May 9, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Brooke Shields Sues Charlotte Tilbury Over Brow Pencil Shade

The actress filed a suit in Los Angeles claiming that the beauty company doesn’t have her permission to use her name.

clock May 9, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Kering Settles Gucci Tax Case for 1.25 Billion Euros

This is one of the biggest settlements with the Italian tax authorities.

clock May 9, 2019Alessandra Turra

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Legal Matters: How Fashion Can Weather the DOJ’s Focus on Fraud

The agency’s new compliance guidelines offer a road map for companies navigating subpoenas and government investigations of their worldwide operations.

clock May 8, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Coogi’s ‘Brooklyn Camo’ Dispute at Crossroads

The infringement suit involves a striped design in certain Brooklyn Nets jerseys that Coogi claims rips off its iconic sweaters.

clock May 2, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Sterling Invokes High Court Ruling in Discrimination Case

Sterling is invoking the Supreme Court’s Lamps Plus ruling in its long-running gender discrimination dispute with retail sales employees.

clock April 29, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Facebook Facing NY AG Investigation Over Users’ E-mail Contacts

The announcement comes a day after the social media company disclosed an expected $3 billion to $5 billion cost related to an FTC probe.

clock April 25, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Five Appellate Cases Fashion Attorneys Are Watching

The Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit are considering some of the most pressing fashion law questions of 2019.

clock April 25, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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High Court Reins in Class Arbitrations in Win for Companies

The Supreme Court ruled that arbitration generally means resolving disputes individually unless the agreement says otherwise.

clock April 24, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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LVMH Sued by In-house Attorney Over Harassment and Retaliation

An in-house attorney in New York accused the company of sweeping workplace harassment under the rug. LVMH denies the allegations.

clock April 23, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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