Retail & Consumer & COVID-19: Restart strategies and how to make them happen

07 September 2020

9am BST

Monday 7 - Friday 11 September

We are delighted to invite you to a series of sessions focusing on how Retail & Consumer businesses can not only recover from the impact of COVID-19, but also look for new opportunities during this challenging time.

We will be launching five recordings during the week beginning 7 September. Each recording will go live at 9am BST and remain available to registered guests throughout the day, so you can watch at your convenience, no matter what time zone you are in.

You can register for as many or few sessions as you wish using the button above.Depending on the nature of your business you may be interested in one or two sessions, or all five! We are very keen to ensure that the sessions are tailored to your needs, and encourage you to ask any questions you would like us to address in advance. Please click here to submit questions.

The programme


Monday 7 September

The impact on the workforce

Pattie Walsh, Partner, Employment
Stephanie Wong, Associate, Employment 

Tuesday 8 September

An opportunity for innovation and transformation

Edoardo Monopoli, CEO, OXYGY
Joined by Bird & Bird colleagues

Wednesday 9 September

The impact on F&B regulations and sustainability

Nicolas Carbonnelle, Counsel, Regulatory

 Thursday 10 September

The impact on supply chains:

Restructuring & insolvency
Graeme Payne, Partner, Commercial
Victoria Hobbs, Partner, Dispute Resolution
Jordan Cooper, Associate,Restructuring & Insolvency

Contract audits
Megan Harrison, Associate, Commercial

Social distancing requirements
Nick Green, Associate, Commercial

Supplier suitability 
James Fowler, Associate, Commercial

Friday 11 September

Three relevant Contract Law developments in 2020:

  • Force majeure and 'reasonable control' under contracts: Sony v 2 Entertain
  • The imperative of documenting contract variations: Kabab v Kout
  • 'Good faith' decision-making under contracts in the aftermath of COVID-19
    Andrew White, Partner, Contract Law

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