Taking Stock - Winter 2014

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Welcome to Taking Stock, our new look consumer products and retail law bulletin, which examines some of the current legal matters affecting the industry. We capture relevant matters and topics of interest for in-house legal, HR and business personnel alike.

There have been a number of significant legal developments in the recent months which impact on the consumer products sector across Europe and further afield.

In this issue, we cover the following:

  • The harmonisation of the law on trade secrets across Europe
  • Zero hours contracts and the legality of exclusivity clauses
  • Combating commercial fraud in the UAE
  • New challenges for placing food products on the French market