Fashion Designer Hedi Slimane Makes Progress In Legal Fight Against Kering

by MR Magazine Staff

Former Yves Saint Laurent star designer Hedi Slimane won a court ruling in his favor on Friday regarding his ongoing legal battle against previous employer Kering.  A Paris commercial court said Slimane should have access to financial information regarding Yves Saint Laurent. This access had been challenged by GG France Holding, which is part of Kering and the main shareholder of Yves Saint Laurent. Leon del Forno, speaking on behalf of the Temime law firm acting for Slimane, said Slimane was “extremely satisfied” by the ruling, while a Kering spokeswoman had no immediate comment to make on the court decision. Read more at Reuters.