Gyöngyi Dávid focuses her practice on EU regulatory compliance in the field of chemicals, food and environmental law. On chemicals she has experience advising clients on REACH and CLP regulations. On product regulations she focuses on pesticides, biocides, food contact materials, RoHS2 & WEEE, medical devices, cosmetics, Eco-design, waste, and end-of-life legislation.
In relation to chemicals, she advises on cost-effective compliance strategies, data sharing negotiations, consortia management, regulatory due diligence, and assessment of related competition law issues under REACH, biocides, and plant protection products.
Gyöngyi has advised clients in compliance of food contact materials with EU and national legislation, composition and assessment of food and cosmetic products – including the analysis of borderline products – and the marketing of food products in multiple European countries.
Gyöngyi assists clients in removing barriers to market access for products across the EU internal market involving CE marking, RoHS, nanomaterials, medical devices, cosmetics, eco-design, and energy-related products. Environmental areas include batteries, electronic waste (WEEE) and end-of-life legislation.
In relation to the GPSD, she advises consumer product companies in sectors such as textile and footwear manufacturing, and household products. She was also involved in litigation strategy before the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency and the Court of Justice of the EU.
Prior to joining Steptoe Gyöngyi worked in the European Commission’s DG Competition focusing on the consumer products and manufacturing sectors.
- Member of the Mures Bar
- Brussels Bar (E list)
- M.LL.P, Humboldt University Berlin, 2009, German and European Law and Legal Practice
- Babes-Bolyai University and University of Pécs, 2007, Joint Master Degree in European Private Law
- Lucian Blaga University, 2007, Law Degree
- Petru Maior University, 2005, Bachelor Degree in Administrative Law
Areas of Practice
"Overview of New Developments in Global Food Contact Material Regulations," Chemical Watch Global Business Summit 2019, Brussels, Belgium, March 28, 2019
"France, Germany and Switzerland Legislation," The Italian Institute of Packaging Main Laws on Food Contact Materials in the World Seminar, November 21, 2018
"Food Contact Materials Workshop," Steptoe and AMI, Vienna, Austria, November 19, 2018
"Drinking Water Directive (Recast) The Proposal," 12th European Food and Feed Conference, Brussels, Belgium, October 26, 2018
"Regulatory Compliance of Imported Goods: Chemicals, Food, Pesticides, Toys, Electronics, Cosmetics," ERA Summer School on WTO and Trade Law, Trier, Germany, July 12, 2018
"Regulatory Compliance of Imported Goods Chemicals, Toy Safety, Electronics, Cosmetics," Greenlane Conference on e-Commerce & Customs, May 11, 2018
"The Impact of the Recent Commission's Proposal on the Transparency and Sustainability of the EU Risk Assessment Model in the Food Chain on FCM Regulation and the Functioning of EFSA," Chemical Watch Food Contact Regulations Europe 2018, May 7-8, 2018
"Food Contact Materials 101 EU and US: What You Need to Know," Steptoe and AMI, Cologne, Germany, March 13, 2018
"Worldwide Legislation on Food Contact Plastic Materials: General Overview," AIMPLAS OKPlast 2018, Valencia, Spain, February 27, 2018
"Regulatory Considerations for Food Contact Materials in the EU: Hot Topics," ILSI Europe's 6th International Symposium on Food Packaging, November 16, 2016
News & Publications
European Competition Law Review, Volume 36 (2015): Issue 1
March 2, 2015
By: Gyöngyi David
Biocides News & Briefs
February 21, 2019
June 6, 2019
Seminars & Events
March 5, 2019
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March 4, 2019
Seminars & Events
December 6, 2016
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