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Fashion Week 2015 Data Privacy & Security Issues: Collaborations, After-Parties, and Beyond

(222 Ratings)

Produced on: September 17, 2015

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Across the globe, Fashion Week is arguably the most exciting time for the Fashion Industry! Designers showcase, buyers and celebrities shop, bloggers critique and praise, and business ties are formed and strengthened.

When working with fashion clients on Fashion Week, including offshoots, sponsorships and the like, it is exceedingly important to simultaneously leverage and preserve your clients' proprietary information and customer information.

Join Rania V. Sedhom, Founding Member of Sedhom & Mayhew, PLLC, a Bespoke Law FirmTM, and Laura McCabe Brandt, Founder of Brandt Law, as they discuss the critical components of successful fashion collaborations and data privacy protections.

 In this course, you will hear a discussion about the most important aspects of data privacy and security relating to fashion events, collaborations, and more.


Learning Objectives: 

I.    Grasp data privacy and security basics 

II.   Understand the legal implications of online collaborations including sweepstakes and exclusive sales 

III.  Comprehend the legal issues pertaining to in-person or live collaborations including parties and other events 

IV.  Summarize the major "Do's and Don'ts"


Laura McCabe Brandt

Brandt Law PLLC

Prior to the formation of Brandt Law PLLC, Laura gained extensive experience serving as senior in-house counsel:

-          General Counsel for fashion retailers H&M, Syms Corp., Filene's Basement and C. Wonder;

-          Associate General Counsel at Apple Core Hotels, a hotel and property management company operating multiple hotels, office buildings, and an assortment of other real estate and investment assets; and

-          Associate General Counsel for Ranieri & Co., Inc., a private investment firm.

In these roles, Laura provided strategic and operational advice and counsel to facilitate the formation, operation and growth of these businesses and their assets. Laura’s responsibilities were wide and deep in scope to include the legal areas of real estate, construction, corporate governance, labor and employment, regulatory compliance, contracts, licensing, and litigation oversight. As such, Brandt Law PLLC is in the position to provide i) one-stop legal services, ii) expertise in specific areas of the law depending on a client’s preferences and needs, and iii) appropriate referrals as needed.

Laura has presented at the NYC Bar Association, Association of Corporation Counsel, Touro Law Center, Fordham Law School Fashion Law Institute, the National Retail Federation, and Lawline.

Rania V. Sedhom

Sedhom Law Group, PLLC

Rania V. Sedhom, Managing Partner of the firm, is an attorney who provides practical and efficient solutions to complex problems. Rania has extraordinary interpersonal skills that allow her to forge win-win relationships across diverse organizations and cross-functional stakeholders. She is also a skilled legal and business commentator with appearances on national print and TV media, including L.A. Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, Forbes, Inc., Business Week, and CNN Money. 

 Rania is admitted to the Bars of the State of New York and New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York, the District of New Jersey and the Third Circuit. Rania attended Syracuse University College of Law, where she was Editor of The Labor Lawyer and The Digest and served as Vice-Justice of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Prior to law school, Rania attended Columbia University where she majored in political science.


anna s.

Very informative!

Anita O.

The casual conversational flow was appreciated; the typical lecture type presentations get boring. This was a nice change.

Maria Y.

Informative and engaging presentation.

Larry S.

Enjoyable and instructive. Thanks.

Maureen D.

These two are the dynamic duo. Their energy and knowledge combine to a great presentation.

Heidi K.

they were very likable with effective delivery...made a good team!

Natalie G.

Good information. Presented well and included great examples.

Lori B.

Great information.

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