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Consumer Products & Retail Seminar 'EYE on the FUTURE'

EYE | IJpromenade 1 | 1031 KT Amsterdam

Past event
15 November 2016, 13:30 - 18:00

We are delighted to invite you to the CMS Consumer Products & Retail Seminar EYE on the FUTURE which will be held at EYE in Amsterdam on Tuesday 15 November 2016.

The event will have leading speakers from authorities, banks, the industry and the legal field. It will cover many current issues in the consumer products and retail sector. The presentations will be in Dutch and English.

1:30 pm

2:00 pm
Welcome - Mark Ziekman, head of the CMS Consumer Products & Retail Group

2:10 pm
From sci-fi to supermarket - advanced technologies in the food sector - Chloé Rutzerveld, food designer.
Chloé is listed in the 2016 FD's "Top 50 young talented entrepreneurs under 35"

2:35 pm
Consumer protection - Edmon Oude Elferink, partner CMS.
Edmon has broad expertise in EU law and competition law, he publishes regularly on the development in the field of competition law and is a lecturer at the Knowledge Centre for Financial and Economic Law

3:00 pm
Coffee Break and architectural tour through the EYE building (optional)

3:45 pm
Sector review and outlook - Jos Voss, senior banker Rabobank International.
Jos is industry analyst with a focus on the Dutch retail and wholesale sector

4:10 pm
Major recent bankruptcies in the consumer products sector - Marc van Zanten, partner CMS.
Marc has a well-known reputation as court appointed bankruptcy trustee for a.o. McGregor and Van Dalen, he is a frequent speaker on BNR about this topic

4:35 pm
Opportunities of self-regulation in an increasing digital environment - Prisca Ancion-Kors, director Dutch Advertising Code Authority (Stichting Reclame Code).
Prisca is the authority in advertising

5:00 pm
Panel discussion

5:15 pm

Including tasting of STROOOP! - the first plant-based stroopwafel made from vegetables that will be launched during the upcoming Dutch Design Week and including architectural tour through the EYE building.

Who is the seminar for

General Counsels and all business people interested in the consumer products and retail sector. CMS reserves the right to select participants in seminars.

Please join us on Tuesday, 15 November 2016. To confirm your attendance, please click on Register now. This seminar is free of charge to attend. You will receive a confirmation of participation one week before the seminar.


The seminar will qualify for 2 CPD points.

The CMS Consumer Products & Retail Sector Group.


Portrait of Mark Ziekman
Mark Ziekman
Portrait of Edmon Oude Elferink
Edmon Oude Elferink
Portrait of Marc Zanten
Marc van Zanten