Food and Beverage Law
Date: Thursday 22 March 2018
Time: 2.00pm to 5.15pm
Venue: Stamford Auckland, 22 - 26 Albert St Auckland
Attend and earn 3 CPD hours
The pressure to get it right in the food industry is real and omnipresent. Any mistake you or your clients make in packaging, labelling and marketing is liable to be pounced upon by competitors, regulators and often both. Ensure you're up to date with recent legal development and regulatory enforcements.
Chair: John Barker, Principal, John Parker Law
Labelling and Advertising of Food
- Country of origin
- Geographical indications
- Use of 'organic' 'GM free
- Health Star Ratings
- Heath claims
- Advertising Standards Authority: Codes of Practice
Presented by Philip Joyce, Partner, Fyers Joyce
IP Law Issues in the Food Industry
- Brands including copyright and trade marks
- Rights in products: get up, packaging, recipes, know how
- Strategies to protect and monetise IP
Presented by Tania Goatley, Partner, Belly Gully
Regulator Enforcement: What Happens When Things go Wrong?
- Regulator enforcement powers under the Food Act, ANZ Food Standards Code, Advertising Standards Codes and Fair Trading Act
- What are the potential and likely consequences for breaching the laws and Codes?
- Real cases and examples of recent enforcement action across Australia and NZ
- Crystal ball gazing for 2018; What appears to be the focus of regulators in 2018
Presented by Ciska de Rijk, Senior Regulatory Affairs Consultant, Simpson Grierson
- Catch up on regulatory enforcements
- Stay up to date with IP issues in food law
- Master how to deal with advertising and labelling issues in food industry
Chair: John Barker
Dr John Barker is the Principal of John Barker Law - New Zealand's only specialist food and beverage law firm. He is widely experienced in the field of food and beverage regulation and policy as a lecturer, author and lawyer. He is a former General Counsel for New Zealand Winegrowers, President of the OIV's Law and Economy Commission and Industry Chair of the World Wine Trade Group. In his current role, he provides food and beverage regulation and policy expertise to private clients ranging from boutique producers to some of the world's largest food and beverage companies, as well as public sector entities including industry organisations, government and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation.
Prior to Fyers Joyce, Philip Joyce worked as a lawyer in London and as a litigator in Auckland. He was also inhouse counsel for Frucor Beverages. Philip has particular expertise in the food, commercial property and IT services sectors. He manages the legal affairs of a number businesses and private clients.
Ciska de Rijk
Stamford Plaza Auckland
Ground Floor, 22 - 26 Albert St
The Stamford Plaza Auckland is a short 5 minute walk from the main
train/bus station Britomart. There is onsite valet parking, charged at a rate
of NZ$45 per car. Alternatively there are numerous public car parks in the
area including Challenge House, 1/3 Wolfe Street.
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