Portrait d'Aude MAHY, Avocate associée - DALDEWOLF

Legal 500 – EU REGULATORY: FOOD – TIER 1 – 2020
‘Aude Mahy is an outstanding food lawyer.’

‘Aude Mahy is an exceptional attorney with fantastic knowledge of EU food regulation, particularly related to labeling and claims.’

Legal 500 – INDUSTRY FOCUS: FOOD – TIER 1 – 2020

‘Aude Mahy is an exceptional attorney with great knowledge of the matter and great understanding of the problem and an amazing capacity to find a solid solution.’

‘Aude Mahy is the expert par excellence in the field of food law in Belgium. Her expertise is absolutely outstanding. Her good contact with the competent Belgian authorities is indispensable for the successful handling of cases.’

‘You certainly do not get the answer to your query from text books, but based on daily experience and up-to-date knowledge.’

‘Aude Mahy is a very good lawyer, highly specialised and very responsive.’

Aude Mahy is a member of the Brussels Bar (2004). She is a partner at DALDEWOLF. She heads the Food & Beverage team.

Aude has developed a combined expertise in commercial law and Belgian and European food law. She assists food companies in matters relating to strategic issues such as nutrition and health claims, labelling, advertising, food crisis management, food supplements, market practices, distribution networks and supply chain liability issues. In this capacity, she regularly represents her clients in court and before regulatory authorities. Aude is a recognised expert in her field and her food law practice has been consistently ranked as a “Tier-1” by the Legal 500 legal directory since 2013.

MAIN AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Food & Beverage
  • Market practices
  • Litigation
  • Food crisis management

ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the Brussels Bar
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the European Law Academy (ERA)
  • Member of the Food Lawyers Network Worldwide
  • Member of the European Food Law Association (EFLA)
  • Member of the Compliance Pro register
  • Member of the Marketing and Advertising Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • Belgian correspondent of the European Food and Feed Law Review (Lexxion)
  • Formerly assistant at the Free University of Brussels, Roman and Civil Law (2005-2010)

EDUCATION

  • Certificate in International Food Law (EU Food Law), Michigan State University, USA (2011)
  • Law Degree, ULB (2004)

RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS

Books

  • “Quantitative Indication of Ingredients”, in Regulation 1169/2011 Food Information for Consumers – a short expert commentary!, meyer.rechtsanwalts GmbH, Sept. 2019
  • “European Food Labelling Laws, Cases and Health Claims”, with N. Conte-Salinas, in International food Law & Policy, (eds. G. Steier et K. Patel), Springer, 2017
  • « L’émergence de l’action en réparation collective : vers un nouveau risque (pour le secteur) alimentaire ? », with C. Verdure, in J. Englebert and J-L Fagnart, L’Action en réparation collective, Anthemis, Limal, Dec. 2015, pp. 223-239.
  • « Actualités en droit alimentaire », collective book under the direction of E. Van Nieuwenhuyze and C. Verdure, Anthemis, Limal, Dec. 2014, 250 p.
  • Managing Editor of “Advertising food in Europe – A comparative law analysis”, Lexxion Legal Publisher, Brussels, Berlin, 2014 (426 p.)

Articles

  • « Arrêt « Altic » : non-respect de la législation en matière de droit alimentaire et droit à déduction T.V.A »., with Y. Spiegl, in Journal de droit européen, 2020/1, p. 18
  • « Arrêt « OABA » : l’abattage des animaux à l’épreuve du label bio », with R. Spangenberg, in Journal de droit européen, 2019/7, p. 294
  • “May contain: New developments in Belgium for allergen precaution labelling”, in European Food and Feed Law Review, 4/2019, (vol. 14), pp. 371-379
  • « Peut contenir… » : Du neuf en Belgique en matière d’étiquetage de précaution sur l’allergène », in Food Law and Science, Die Keure, 2019/3, pp. 136-147
  • “Recent Developments in Belgium: Food Supplements, Use of the Term ‘Artisanal’ and Reference Doses for Allergens”, with A. Sanak, in European Food and Feed Law Review, 1/2018 (Vol.13), pp. 44-48

Conferences and seminars

  • Feb. 2021: Latest developments on origin labelling, BSFO Legal (online)
  • Oct. 2020: Chair of the Annual Conference on EU Law in the Food Sector 2020, ERA (online)
  • Avril 2020: Breakfast at Stefany’s DALDEWOLF, “Trade secrets in the food sector’, with V. de le Court (webinar)
  • March 2020 : Breakfast at Stefany’s DALDEWOLF, “Actualités en matière de publicité pour les denrées alimentaires » (webinar)
  • Nov. 2019: ICC – “When food Law Meets Customs”, Dusseldorf (Germany)
  • Nov. 2019 : Alimento, “Formation additifs alimentaires”, Charleroi
  • Sept. 2019: DALDEWOLF & Food Security asbl, “Food Crisis: How to react? Legal issues and Beyond”, one-day seminar, Brussels
  • April 2019: ERA Annual Conference in food law, “Latest development of the FIC – FoP schemes”, Brussels
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