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Hong Kong family friendly bitesize

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2014

We have already established that a refusal to permit an employee to work flexibly may be unlawful if the refusal cannot be justified (see our Bitesize

Minority shareholdings and merger control: the Office of Fair Trading refers Ryanair’s minority stake in Aer Lingus to Competition Commission

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 21 2012

On 15 June 2012, the OFT announced its decision to refer the 2006 completed acquisition by Ryanair of a minority stake of 29.8 in Aer Lingus to the Competition Commission

The economic downturn is it force majeure?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 26 2010

Since "force majeure" is not a term of art, whether an event triggers a "force majeure" clause depends on the proper construction of the clause wording

OFT considers it has jurisdiction to review RyanairAir Lingus acquisition

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 11 2011

On 4 January, the OFT wrote to Ryanair, indicating that it believes it is not time barred from investigating Ryanair's retention of a 19.21 minority interest in Aer Lingus and confirming its decision to investigate

BA in talks with OFT to settle price-fixing fine

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2012

On 18 February 2012, The Telegraph reported that British Airways (“BA”) is in talks with the Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) over a fine that was imposed on it five years ago for price-fixing

Pension Protection Fund changes following Olympic Airlines case

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, Greece, United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

The regulatory amendments drawn up by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions following the outcome in Trustees of Olympic Airlines SA Pension &

Competition Commission final conclusion on requirement to divest BAA airports

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2011

On 19 July 2011, the Competition Commission published its final decision that there are no material changes of circumstances or special reasons that would justify amending its decision to require BAA to divest Stansted Airport and either Glasgow or Edinburgh Airport

Secretary of State for Transport issues written statement on airport charges price controls in relation to Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2012

On 16 May 2012, the Department for Transport announced that the Secretary of State for Transport had issued a written statement on the removal of a mandatory reference to the Competition Commission from the Civil Aviation Authority’s (“CAA”) price control review process for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports

OFT asks for written representations on RyanairAer Lingus

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Fiji, United Kingdom
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  • September 5 2011

On 01 September, the OFT invited written representations about any competition or public interest issues arising out of the completed acquisition by Ryanair Holdings plc of a minority interest in Aer Lingus Group Plc

OFT issues statement of objections to Virgin and British Airways

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2011

On 8 November 2011, the OFT issued a statement of objections to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic in its civil law investigation into alleged collusion between the companies on the pricing of passenger fuel surcharges for long-haul passenger flights to and from the UK