Farfetch: anatomy of a fall

Farfetch anatomy of a fall

Farfetch was a lovely entrepreneurial adventure launched 16 years’ ago by thirty-something Jose Neves, but will probably not pass the test of time, in its current iteration. Let’s analyse what and who drove Farfetch, and how Farfetch was driven, into the ground, in less than 5 years. We all need to hear cautionary tales, and…

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How to enforce civil and commercial judgments after Brexit?

enforce civil and commercial judgments after Brexit

As explained in our two previous articles relating to Brexit, ‟How to protect your creative business after Brexit?” and ‟Brexit legal implications: the road less travelled”, the European Union (‟EU”) regulations and conventions on the jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, ceased to apply in the United Kingdom…

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Fashion law in France: a 2020 overview

Fashion law in France

Since its inception in 2003, the law of luxury goods and fashion law have evolved, matured, and become institutionalised as a standalone area of specialisation in the legal profession. Here is Crefovi’s 2020 status update for fashion law in France, detailing each legal practice area relevant to such creative industry.

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