European Review & Approval Service (ERAS)
The IPM has access to a Review
& Approval service to cover European markets to support Members (and
This service is subject to different
charges to the UK Legal Advisory Service (LAS) and quotations are supplied only
on request and subject to a brief supplied.
Levels of advice
We recognise the levels of enquiry will
vary from “what’s possible?” to advice on the execution of agreed campaigns. We
have therefore tailored our ERAS to cover:
about permissible activity advice, including local market conditions,
market exclusions for certain mechanics or activation to assist in making
key brand activation decisions.
service review of all terms and conditions, materials and local market
Services are quoted per campaign,
per market and with full breakdown of local market fees, available on request
and will include management charges plus local legal costs. All quotes are
based on written briefing or sight of promotional material and terms. No UK
complimentary cases or bulk purchases can be used against European legal
Services and markets covered
markets can also be advised on – please let us know where your activity is
planned for and we’ll let you know.
do not advise on USA, Canada or Mexico.
Who provides the advice?
Our ERAS is managed by the IPM’s LAS
team who in turn work with specialist lawyers in each market.
Talk to our LAS team at the IPM
on 020 3848 0444 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting 'European Legal' for more
STAGE 1: SCOPING AND SCHEDULING
will only be accepted via the official postbox at email@example.com
- On receipt
of a brief, the IPM will respond with the following information within 2
working days where possible;
the work can be started.
indication of its complexity (dependent of the quantity of markets and the type
of promotion/level of legal input).
STAGE 1 response will be valid for 5 working days from date of issue.
STAGE 2: QUOTING
written approval of the STAGE 1 cost, the IPM will provide the SSE within
another 48 hours. The SSE will contain the following information;
- Management fee
estimated as hours to complete the job x
£140/hr (members) or x £200/hr (non-members) plus a bullet point list of
3rd party costs (e.g. in-market legal firms) estimated as hours
to complete the job x hourly rate (where possible) plus a bullet point list of
line schedule (key timings by week commencing date).
SSE provided in STAGE 2 will be valid for 5 working days from date of issue
(the IPM reserves the right to charge for a re-quote if feedback/approval
occurs more than 5 working days from the issue of the SSE).
STAGE 3: LEGAL WORK
approval of the STAGE 2 SSE;
order sent to the IPM (prior to the work starting).
to send purchase order(s) to all relevant 3rd parties (e.g. in-market
team commences legal work committing to regular updates and timings/service
level as set out in the SSE
changes to the agreed cost and schedule/service level to be communicated and
costed by the IPM in advance of the changes
a change to the Scope, Schedule or Estimate, the IPM will re-issue the SSE
document as a new draft and supply to the client for approval before
the additional work takes place (where possible/time allows).
note that all advice is based on the briefing received. Some enquiries may take
longer than standard UK advice, dependent on the complexity of the request and
response from local markets. We strongly advise that you provide as much
information as possible at the early stage to enable us to advise you
appropriately. All services will be quoted and Purchase Orders required to
note that this legal service does not fall within UK complimentary or bulk rates
for IPM Members. The IPM is a GALA Associate Member.