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Greenberg Traurig’s Colin W. Fraser Presenting Practicing Law Institute’s Fashion & Retail Law 2017: Trends & Developments

NEW YORK – April 14, 2017 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Colin W. Fraser will be co-presenting Practicing Law Institute’s (PLI) Fashion & Retail Law 2017: Trends & Developments on Monday, May 2.

The seminar, which runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT, will explore the key legal challenges for brands and retailers in the current global and digital environment, and offer practical guidance from seasoned law firms, in-house and government practitioners, and industry experts. In-house counsel, outside counsel, brand managers, and business professionals in the fashion and retail industries will benefit from attending this program, which will be presented at PLI’s Times Square conference center and via Webcast and Groupcast.

Practical guidance will be provided in many important areas, including:

• Strategies for addressing false advertising issues
• Recent developments in the protection of fashion
• Best practices for issues involving celebrity branding, e-commerce, and social media
• Critical issues involved in the investment of fashion and fashion tech companies
• Navigating international trade developments in the current trade policy environment
• Special considerations in retail bankruptcies, restructurings, and refinancing

Fraser is a commercial litigator with experience in all phases of litigation in federal and state courts, and in arbitration and mediation, with a principal focus on complex matters. He is experienced in managing cases at the trial court level, including all aspects of discovery, motion practice, and trial. He also has experience prosecuting appeals before the Ninth Circuit and the California Court of Appeal.

This program is eligible for six CLE credits.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Retail Industry Group

A Chambers & Partners Band 1-ranked practice since 2007, Greenberg Traurig’s Retail Industry Group provides innovation and flexibility in an increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment. The team of nearly 100 attorneys serves clients from offices in more than a dozen locations around the world. They draw from distinct legal disciplines to guide clients with thoughtful planning and creative strategies to address emerging issues facing the retail industry, to reduce risk, and to enhance business operations, productivity, and profitability. Regardless of location, industry involvement, or consumer interface, the firm’s retail team is highly qualified to assist with many retail industry legal matters.

About Greenberg Traurig's Litigation Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice comprises more than 600 litigators across a global platform. The exceptionally broad practice serves both domestic and international clients in the following areas: antitrust and competition, appellate, commercial litigation, class actions, construction, eDiscovery and eRetention, environmental, FCPA and global anti-corruption, fiduciary litigation, financial services, IP litigation, international dispute resolution, labor and employment, media and entertainment, products liability including pharmaceutical and medical device and health care litigation, real estate litigation, securities and shareholder litigation, technology, trial practice, and white collar criminal defense.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.