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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

The Court of Appeal has granted Ryanair leave to appeal against CAT judgment on timing

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2011

On 11 November 2011 the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) published an order of the Court of Appeal granting Ryanair leave to appeal against the judgment of the CAT which held that the Office of Fair Trading was not time-barred from investigating the acquisition by Ryanair of a minority stake in Aer Lingus in 2006

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 publishes response to super-complaint on payment surcharges

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 29 2011

On 28 June the Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) published its response to a supercomplaint from Which? in relation to payment surcharges, as applied, in particular, in the passenger transport sector

OFT fines British airlines in airline fuel surcharges price-fixing case

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 24 2012

On 19 April 2012, the OFT announced its decision in its Competition Act 1998 investigation into collusion by BA and Virgin over the pricing of passenger fuel surcharges

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

BAA appeals against Competition Commission’s decision to require divestment of airports

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 26 2011

On 22 September 2011, the Competition Appeal Tribunal published an appeal by BAA against the Competition Commission’s decision to require it to divest Stansted airport and one of Glasgow or Edinburgh airports