Food and Cosmetics
Our team regularly advises clients developing biotech products in areas including biotechnology derived proteins (such as insulin), immunologicals (such as vaccines and allergens), blood or plasma derived products, and engineered tissues.
Our Life Sciences team has experience of advising many cosmetic and food companies, including Cargill, LVMH Perfumes and Cosmetics, Primark, United Biscuits, McDonalds, Heineken, Kraft Foods Inc, Nestlé, British Sugar and Heinz, among others. We have advised on issues including health claims, composition and labelling requirements, and various marketing issues. Our lawyers know the issues the industry faces and understand how to deal with them. The team has the added benefit of being fully integrated into Allen & Overy’s broader Life Sciences team and benefits from insights and expertise from our dedicated Life Sciences regulatory group.
News & insights
News: 12 FEBRUARY 2021
PARIS – Biogroup, the leading private medical laboratory services group in France and Belgium, has successfully completed through its two main subsidiaries the issuance of EUR800million in aggregate…Read more
News: 01 FEBRUARY 2021
In the Adviser Rankings 15th anniversary guide A&O is ranked 3rd for FTSE 100 with 23 clients, up from 17 in 2010, and A&O is one of only two magic circle firms to have grown their total stock market…Read more
Publications: 11 JANUARY 2021
The European Union (EU) and the People’s Republic of China concluded the negotiations on their investment treaty, the EU/China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), on 30 December 2020.Read more
Publications: 21 DECEMBER 2020
In the fourth in our series of webinars, members of Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team discussed the significant issues and challenges that employers need to prioritise in relation to managing and…Read more