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ACS to intervene in Tesco's groceries market report appeal

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 25 2008

Following the Competition Commission's (CC) final report into the supply of groceries in the UK, Tesco launched an appeal to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT

Role of actuary in scheme funding - Court of Appeal decision in Allied Domecq

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 30 2008

The Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment of the High Court in Allied Domecq that the scheme actuary had unilateral power to set the contribution rate under the scheme rules without obtaining the agreement of the principal employer (Allied Domecq (Holdings) Ltd -v- Allied Domecq First Pension Trust Ltd and another 2008 EWCA Civ 1084

Indirect sex discrimination - EAT rules on correct pool of comparators

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2008

Pike -v- Somerset County Council was an indirect sex discrimination case brought by a female part-time teacher

Bookmakers held not to have colluded

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 25 2008

On 6 November 2008, in the case of BAGS -v- AMRAC, the High Court dismissed a counter-claim by a number of British racecourses in the proceedings against a number of UK bookmakers that, among other things, they had colluded to jeopardise the entry into the market of a new horseracing picture service, Turf TV

Court of Appeal gives judgment for "follow-on" action for damages

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 31 2008

On 14 October 2008, the Court of Appeal upheld the High Court decision in Devenish Nutrition Ltd v Sanofi Aventis SA (France) that restitutionary remedies (based on stripping the wrongdoer of the profit it made) are only available in exceptional circumstances in relation to cartel cases

Marine Hose directors receive reduction in prison sentences

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 1 2008

The UK Court of Appeal (CoA) has reduced the prison sentences of three directors imprisoned earlier this year in the first successful prosecutions for cartel offences under the Enterprise Act 2002

British Airways executives in magistrates' court

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • December 1 2008

Four executives of British Airways appeared in court on 12 November 2008 on charges of colluding with Virgin Atlantic to fix the prices of passenger fuel surcharges on long-haul flights

Dwr Cymru found to have abused a dominant position

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • November 25 2008

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has found that Dwr Cymru, the Welsh water and sewerage provider, has abused a dominant position in the market

Trustees structure wind up to maximise debt

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 27 2008

The High Court judgment in Easterly -v- Headway is a very interesting case on section 75 debts - particularly for schemes where the debt is not calculated on a pure buy-out basis

Kingsnorth: a climate change defence

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2009

On 10 September 2008, a jury found six climate change protesters not guilty of causing criminal damage during their protest on E.ON's power station tower in Kingsnorth, Kent