Emma Heffernan advises public and private companies. on mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings, licensing arrangements, commercial contracts, and general corporate governance issues across a number of industries.
On 30 June 2016, over 150 people attended the Walpole Luxury Summit: 2016 The Americas, which was ran in association with Covington in London. Louise Nash from Covington welcomed all of the attendees to the event and an impressive line-up of speakers presented on the latest developments and opportunities in the American market. Topics that … Continue Reading
Covington announced its support of the MA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins (CSM) towards the end of last year. Since then, we have provided a number of practical workshops to the students enrolled in the course. Our aim is to equip aspiring designers with important legal and commercial knowledge as they near graduation. The … Continue Reading
Covington recently announced its support for the highly esteemed MA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins (CSM) in London. CSM has an outstanding reputation for educating fashion students. Successful alumni of CSM include Alexander McQueen, Christopher Kane, Simone Rocha and Roksanda Ilincic. MA Fashion is the only course that has a show on the official … Continue Reading
On October 31 of last year, Unilever filed a lawsuit against Hampton Creek, a start-up company that makes Just Mayo, an eggless spread that tastes like mayonnaise, only to drop the suit a month and a half later. Unilever claimed that Just Mayo was stealing market share from its Hellman’s and Best Foods mayonnaise products … Continue Reading
UK retailer Alliance Boots has reportedly acquired the beauty brand Soap & Glory for an undisclosed sum. Bliss spa and FitFlop creator Marcia Kilgore founded Soap & Glory in 2004 and since then the brand has become best known for its range of affordable bath, body and skincare products, which are sold in appealing retro … Continue Reading
In its ruling published on 3 November 2014, the Irish Labour Court determined that a conversation between a Chanel sales assistant and a manager was not unlawful. Ilena Cappello, a former sales assistant at a Parfums Chanel in a department store in Dublin, Ireland, lodged a complaint in the Irish Equality Tribunal against Parfum Chanel, … Continue Reading