Jean Savigny: Lawyer with Keller and Heckman LLP

Jean Savigny

Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone32 (0) 2 645 5071

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Practice Areas

  • Antitrust
  • Food & Drug
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • Government Relations
  • International Regulatory Affairs
 
University Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Diplôme Section Economique et Financière, 1971
 
Law SchoolFaculté de Droit et des Sciences Economiques de Caen, Licence en Droit, 1969
 
Admitted1976, Paris; Brussels (E-List)
 
Memberships 

Membership

Board member, European Food Law Association
Editorial Board, World Food Regulation Review.

 
Biography

Jean Savigny is Keller and Heckman's Senior Partner in the firm's Brussels office.

Mr. Savigny, a French national and member of the Paris Bar, founded Keller and Heckman's Brussels Office in 1992 following a 20 year career as a European law practitioner. He has extensive experience in food and drug law and international trade and regulatory affairs.

Mr. Savigny currently serves as General Counsel to an International food industry trade association and is a member of the Board of the European Food Law Association (EFLA).

Following an internship with the European Commission's Directorate General for Agriculture (1970), Mr. Savigny served as an associate in the Paris office of Clifford Turner (1973-1976), General Counsel for John Deere France (1976-1984), General Counsel Europe for Corning Incorporated (London, 1984-1988) and a partner in Jeantet et Associes (Paris-London-Brussels)(1988-1992).

Mr. Savigny is a frequent speaker on food and drug law to audiences of European, Asian and industry associations and companies.

News

Apr 28, 2010 Partner Jean Savigny to speak at Workshop on Regulation of Generic Health Claims: 4 Years On?
Jul 14, 2010 Partner Jean Savigny To Speak On Health Claims and Novel Foods in the EU
Oct 14, 2010 Partner Jean Savigny to Speak at 4th International European Food & Feed Law Conference
Dec 10, 2010 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at International Workshop on Food, Nutrition & Health Claim Regulation
Feb 15, 2011 Partner Jean Savigny to Speak at International Workshop on Nutrition and Health Claims
Feb 24, 2011 Partner Jean Savigny Quoted in Article on EU Health Claim Challenges
May 30, 2011 Partner Jean Savigny to Speak at 3rd International Fresenius Conference on Health and Nutrition Claims
May 31, 2011 Partner Jean Savigny to Speak at Nutrimedes 3rd International Workshop
Mar 11, 2011 Keller and Heckman Attorneys Author Article on Health Claim Substantiation in the EU
Jul 07, 2011 Partner Jean Savigny To Conduct Seminar on EU Food Law
Jul 29, 2011 Keller and Heckman Participating in EU Study on the Effectiveness of Personalized Nutrition
Oct 27, 2011 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at the 2nd Beauty from Within Conference on Opportunities, Trends and Challenges in Nutricosmetics
Feb 07, 2012 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at the Probiotics Summit: Discussion Platform for Regulators, Scientists, Industry & Consumers
Nov 30, 2011 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at the C5's Forum on the Future of Food Safety, Health Claims and Regulation
Jan 24, 2012 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at the Synadiet (Syndicat National des Complements Alimentaires) General Assembly
Jun 01, 2012 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at the 2nd International Workshop on Food, Nutrition and Health Claims Legislation in Europe
Apr 25, 2012 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at Nutrition and Health Claims Seminar
May 08, 2012 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at 4th International Fresenius Conference on Health and Nutrition Claims
Jun 19, 2012 Partner Jean Savigny to Present at Nutrition, Health Claims and Food Labelling Seminar
Nov 28, 2012 Jean Savigny to Present at Leatherhead Food Research Seminar
Jun 21, 2012 Keller and Heckman Attorneys to Present at La Rochelle Health and Food Days Roundtable
Oct 23, 2012 Partner Jean Savigny to Speak at the 9th International Workshop on Nutrition & Health Claims in Europe
Feb 05, 2013 Jean Savigny to Present at the Probiotech & Microbiota 2013 Conference
Nov 01, 2012 Jean Savigny to Present at the 1st Annual World Congress of SQ Foods-2012
Nov 27, 2012 Jean Savigny to Present at Mission d'etude-filiere agroalimentaire
Oct 26, 2012 Jean Savigny to Speak at the 2012 International Conference on Standards of Foods for Special Medical Purposes
Jan 23, 2013 Jean Savigny to Present at the EU Regulations for Food Supplements Conference 2013
Mar 19, 2013 Jean Savigny Will Speak at the Prebiotics Summit
Apr 11, 2013 Jean Savigny Will Present at the Lexxion Seminar
Apr 18, 2013 Jean Savigny Will Present at the 4th International Workshop: Supplements and Botanical Extracts Claims
Apr 30, 2013 Jean Savigny Will Present at the International Workshop: Food Nutrition and Health Claims Legislation in Europe
Jun 18, 2013 Jean Savigny to Present at the 5th International Fresenius Conference on Health and Nutrition Claims
Jun 20, 2013 Jean Savigny to Speak at NutrEvent 2013

Events

Mar 09, 2007 Marketing and Sale of Functional Foods in Europe: A Practical Regulatory and Legal Checklist
Sep 25, 2007 Legal Challenges Surrounding the Implementation of the Regulation: an Update
Oct 18, 2007 International Fresenius Conference on Novel Foods
Nov 05, 2007 Current Regulatory Status of Nutrition and Health Claims Related to Functional Foods
Dec 06, 2007 The Food Supplement Directive and the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation: Interpretation, Implementation and The Law
Dec 11, 2007 The Borderline between Foods and Medicinal Products and The Impact of Medicinal Law on the Marketing of Foodstuffs
Jan 25, 2008 General Principles and Requirements of EU Food Law
Apr 29, 2008 4th International Fresenius Conference on Functional Foods
Apr 24, 2008 Use of Plants in Human Food and the Regulation on Claims: Legal Challenges
May 15, 2008 Free Movement of Goods in the EU and Mutual Recognition: Legal Principles and Practical Application to Food Supplements
Sep 18, 2008 Risk Communication to the Public: Responsibilities and Liabilities vis-a-vis the Stakeholders
Apr 16, 2008 Free Movement of Foods in the EU and Mutual Recognition: Legal Principles and Practical Application to Food Supplements
Oct 23, 2008 Regulation on Nutritional and Health Claims and Novel Foods
Oct 02, 2008 Legal Challenges Surrounding the Implementation of the Regulation: An Update.
Nov 04, 2008 Provision of Exclusivity & Benefit, Applications & Consequences in Relation to Data Protection
Aug 13, 2008 Nutrition Profiles and Health Claims in Europe
Dec 04, 2008 Legal Aspects of the Claim Regulation
Nov 18, 2008 EU Labeling Law
Jul 04, 2008 General Principles and Requirements of EU Food Law
Jul 31, 2008 Food for Special Medical Purposes in the EU
Dec 02, 2008 The Status of Approximation and Mutual Recognition of Laws: The Specific Case of New and Existing Ingredients and Other Substances with a Physiological Effect
Oct 06, 2008 Claims, Regulations, Marketing & Science
Mar 18, 2009 Consequences of the Claims Regulation for the Industry: Legal Aspects
Mar 31, 2009 Identifying and Overcoming Potential Legal Challenges
Oct 06, 2009 Partner Jean Savigny will be speaking at the Health Claims Symposium in Brussels, Belgium
Sep 11, 2009 Classification of Botanical Products and Court of Justice
Dec 03, 2009 Approximation and Mutual Recognition of Laws: the Case of Botanical Extracts - Pharma or Food?
Dec 15, 2009 5th European Botanical Forum Workshop
Mar 24, 2010 Vitagora 2010 Congress on Food, Nutrient & Well-Being
Apr 29, 2010 The International Fresenius Conference on Health & Nutrition Claims
Mar 06, 2014 Jean Savigny to Present at the Nutrition and Health Claim Europe
Apr 03, 2014 Jean Savigny to Speak at the 11th International Workshop Nutrition and Health Claims Europe
May 13, 2014 Jean Savigny to Present at the 6th International Fresenius Conference

Articles

Aug 30, 2013 Jean Savigny Was Quoted in the September Issue of Inside Counsel Magazine
Mar 29, 2012 District Court Orders Discovery Pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in Lieu of the Hague Evidence Convention
Sep 14, 2010 Health Claims on Botanical Supplements: and if Italy had been showing 'the Way to go' for the entire Community?
Jul 13, 2010 Advocate General of the European Union Court of Justice: Internal Company Communications With An In-house Lawyer Remain Unprotected By The Legal Professional Privilege
Dec 01, 2009 Client Alert: Treaty of Lisbon Enters Into Force 01 December 2009
Apr 07, 2008 15-Second Alert on Advertising Issues - Unusual Facts Don't Necessarily Make an Exceptional Case
Apr 12, 2007 Association News Alert
Jul 26, 2006 The Revised EU General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) and the EU Product Liability Directive: Considerations for Global Consumer Product Manufacturers
Feb 05, 2004 Judgments of the European Court of Justice in cases C-24/00 and C-95/01
May 14, 2003 EU Nordic Council Publication on Food Additives in Europe
May 14, 2003 EU Proposes Mandatory Labelling of Certain Allergens in Food and Deletion of 25% Rule for Compound Ingredients
May 14, 2003 EU Accession Treaty Signed in Athens
Aug 30, 2000 GMOs Labelling: Detection Methods Likely to Have Casting Vote on Interpretation and Enforcement
Aug 03, 2000 Towards a Broader and Stricter General Product Safety Directive
Aug 03, 2000 Commission Blueprint on Food Safety
Aug 03, 2000 Consensus and Clarification Needed on the Precautionary Principle
Aug 03, 2000 New Environmental Rules on the Deliberate Release of GMOs: a Stricter and Potentially Catch All Environmental Legislation
Apr 10, 2000 European Court of Justice (ECJ) Clarifies The Obligations Of Member States Regarding The Marketing Of GM Maize Seeds Approved At EU Level In Accordance With The Provisions Of Directive 90/220/EC
Oct 20, 1998 Spain Adopts a Controversial Procedure for Authorising Food Additives Imported from Other EU Member States
Aug 19, 1998 EU Adopts Proposal on Labelling Genetically Modified Soya and Maize
Aug 11, 1998 The European Union Adopts Legislation to Ban Tobacco Advertising
May 07, 1997 EU Adopts Novel Foods Regulation (Resident, Brussels, Belgium Office)

 
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