Food

In the highly dynamic food industry, companies have to be ready for new developments all the time. Regularly changing consumer trends and consumer protection regulations as well as low margins call for a high degree of flexibility in this fiercely competitive market.
When it comes to providing legal advice to the sector, having expertise in numerous legal fields is indispensable. With our long-standing and specialist knowledge of the food industry, we can advise food companies on all manner of legal issues. We assist in all areas of the food industry, from small family businesses to large multinational groups.

Our areas of specialization:

  • Food Law
  • Contract drafting
  • Crisis advice
  • Compliance advice
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  • Feed Law
  • Contract drafting
  • Crisis advice
  • Compliance advice
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  • Food Labelling
  • Designation of producers, packaging companies and sellers
  • Listing of ingredients
  • Best-before date and use-by date
  • Demarcation of medicinal products
  • Health Claims Regulation
  • Food Marketing and Distribution
  • Product advertising
  • Misleading advertising (e.g. with indications of origin)
  • Drafting general terms and conditions
  • Contract negotiations
  • Drafting of distribution contracts under Food Law
  • Export, customs and export control
  • Compliance
  • Establishing a compliance system
  • Risk assessment
  • Product safety
  • Recalls
  • Advice and representation in OWI proceedings
  • Advice and representation in criminal proceedings
  • Antitrust
  • Antitrust approval procedures
  • Merger control
  • Distribution agreements and related Anti-trust Law
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  • Product Liability
  • Contract drafting
  • Product safety
  • Recalls
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  • Crisis Communication
  • Crisis management
  • Recalls
  • Public warnings
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  • Representation in Proceedings Before Public Authorities and the Courts
  • Ongoing advice in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings
  • Representation in court proceedings
  • Arbitration proceedings
  • Arbitration expertise
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration