Area of focus

Retail and Consumer Goods

The global retail and consumer goods team at Hogan Lovells works with the world's most recognized brands. We advise businesses at every level — from business restructuring to marketing, distribution, and operations. We understand the complexities behind e-commerce, privacy, data transfer, mobile payments, and real...

Representative experience

Advised a global retailer in relation to dawn raids by the Italian tax authorities and the seizure the client’s products for alleged non-compliant product labeling and packaging.

Representing a Fortune 500 lifestyle apparel company in its global compliance issues.

Advising a global retail company on employment agreements, employee and HR policies/ standard terms and conditions as part of a wider due diligence exercise.

Arranging supply and distribution agreement on behalf of our client, Fast Retailing, with respect to brick-and-mortar and online sales of J Brand Jeans in various geographies worldwide.

Advised a video games manufacturer on the launch, marketing, and distribution of various hardware and software products, and on major outsourcing deals.

Advised Estee Lauder on the relocation of their European headquarters in London.


Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises Shop Apotheke on the listing and admission to trading of €135 million senior unsecured convertible bonds

Led by Frankfurt partner Michael Schlitt, international law firm Hogan Lovells advised Shop Apotheke Europe N.V. on the listing and admission to trading of senior unsecured convertible...

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China's tariff exclusion process International Trade Alert

On 13 May 2019 China's State Council Tariff Commission announced a tariff exclusion process in which importers of certain U.S. goods subject to retaliatory tariffs can apply for exclusions...

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USTR released the Section 301 product exclusion process for List 3 goods from China International Trade alert

On 20 June 2019 the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the final product exclusion process for List 3 by which U.S. stakeholders can request exclusion of...

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Supreme Court strikes down bar to registration of "immoral" or "scandalous" trademarks LimeGreen IP News

On 25 June, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its opinion in Iancu v. Brunetti, holding that the Lanham Act's provisions barring the registration of "scandalous" or "immoral" trademarks are...

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Landmark Supreme Court ruling on FOIA protection favors business Government Contracts Alert

Yesterday, 24 June 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision, Food Mktg. Inst. v. Argus Leader Media, 139 S. Ct. 915 (2019), that overturns a half-century of precedent and...

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