In This Issue:

- PRIVACY BY DESIGN? FASHION FLAIR TRANSFORMS WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: The rise of the wearables – and the data protection challenges they bring

- EFFECTIVELY DELIVERING IT SERVICES IN THE RETAIL SECTOR: Creating supply contracts that flex with retail business requirements


- WHISTLEBLOWING: A GLOBAL ISSUE: Reducing risk by adopting a whistleblowing policy


IN THE FASHION SPACE: Transparency and disclosure in consumer testimonials

- NEW DRAFT UAE ANTI-COUNTERFEIT LAW: WHAT IT MEANS FOR RETAILERS: A positive step towards the UAE’s adoption of global standards

- INSOLVENCY IN THE FASHION RETAIL SECTOR: THE RISKS AND THE OPPORTUNITIES: From financial failure and rescue to opportunity

- #FASHIONLINE @ BORSA ITALIANA: We report on our successful e-fashion event, where we discussed issues such as blogging, e-commerce and wearable technologies

- RETAILING IN ROMANIA: A PRACTICAL “TO DO LIST” FOR BRAND OWNERS: Points to note for international brand owners entering the Romanian market

- INDUSTRY INSIDER – HEAPSYLON LLC: We talk to Davide Viganò, CEO of wearables developer Heapsylon LLC about this exciting emerging sector

- BUSINESS Round –Up: The news and the views

- CALENDAR: What’s on where you are

- Excerpt from Editorial:

Welcome onto the catwalk 2014’s hottest fashion trend: TECHNOLOGY. Wherever you look now, retailers are incorporating technology into their business: be it in the garments themselves (such as 3D printed apparel or wearable technology), by making stores “smart” with virtual fitting rooms and tablets, or by incorporating sophisticated IT services into supply chains. This edition of Law à la Mode has a particular focus on these exciting trends, as well as bringing you the usual mix of legal news and views...

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Topics:  Advertising, Brand, Copyright, Counterfeiting, Data Protection, EU, Fashion Industry, Patent Litigation, Patents, Technology, Trademarks

Published In: General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, International Trade Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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