The New Fashion Revolution – A calendar of two seasons

Written by Ida Palombella and Federica Caretta.   

There has been a lot of buzz in the fashion industry lately, driven by the influence of technology. So far, encounters between these two – once distant – worlds have caused changes in the materials used to manufacture fashion goods; production processes; how fashion is sold to the public through physical and e-shops; and the promotional channels used. It was a matter of time until the key events in the fashion industry – the shows – also had to adapt to the change of pace imposed by technology. Continue reading

From the Non-U.S. Perspective: Legal Risks in the U.S.

From the Non-U.S. Perspective: Legal Risks in the U.S.

From the foreign investor or buyer’s perspective, one of their top concerns in doing deals in the U.S. is the sheer number of lawsuits, especially frivolous litigation that can be both time consuming and costly, [2] which drives down the value of the target company and ultimately may become a reason not to acquire or invest in the company. Relative to other countries, litigation is so frequent and pervasive in the U.S. such that it is an enormous cost of doing business here, which tends to turn away foreign investment. Continue reading