Law à la Mode — 2013–14

The Middle East editorial team brings you the Winter edition of Law à la Mode

Our spotlight on the UAE includes a review of the potential pitfalls and opportunities when franchising in the UAE. We also explain the rules governing mandatory employment of women in female-related stores in Saudi Arabia. 

Looking further afield, article highlights include restrictions on the use by French retailers of CCTV, the new R&D tax credit in Italy, the use of celebrity images in advertising and the challenges faced by Australian fashion brands as increasing numbers of international competitors enter the market. We also discuss legal and practical challenges that arise when setting up a new fashion business, with invaluable tips from the British Fashion Council and NEWGEN MEN designer Diego Vanassibara…

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