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As Burberry Faces Backlash In China Over Xinjiang Cotton, Other Luxury Brands Could Face Boycott
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As Burberry Faces Backlash In China Over Xinjiang Cotton, Other Luxury Brands Could Face Boycott


British designer Burberry is the first luxury brand to be targeted in China in a backlash against western sanctions imposed over alleged human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region, following on from retailers including H&M and Nike that were boycotted by Chinese shoppers this week after they voiced concerns about cotton sourced from the Chinese region, one of the world’s top cotton…

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Getting Your Monegasque License


A new law came into effect in July 31, 2019, making it mandatory for newcomers holding a foreigh driving license to apply for a Monegasque license (€80) within a year of acquiring residency in Monaco. After this 12-month period, the foreign license will be deemed invalid for driving in the Principality. The state now allows an exchange of a foreign driver’s license from more than…

At Law. Raising The Bar

At Law. Raising The Bar


Monaco lawyers make a case to protect their profession during EU association agreement talks. When news first broke in February 2015 of a dispute between Forbes 224th richest man on the planet, AS Monaco football club president Dmitry Rybolovlev, and Geneva art dealer Yves Bouvier, all eyes turned to the courts in Monaco. Monaco resident Rybolovlev had filed a criminal complaint alleging that Bouvier…

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