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

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

EU and UK antitrustcompetition group London bulletin

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 9 2010

On 9 November 2010 the European Commission ("Commission") fined 11 air cargo carriers a total of just under 800m for a worldwide cartel which affected cargo services within the EU

Supreme Court refuses BAA permission to appeal

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 25 2011

On 18 February 2011, the CC welcomed a decision of the Supreme Court to refuse BAA permission to appeal against a judgment of the Court of Appeal, which upheld the CC's BAA airports market investigation report

The Competition Commission orders BAA to sell two of its airports

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 11 2011

On 31 March 2011 The CC ruled that BAA must dispose of Stansted airport and one of its Scottish airports to break up the airport operator's monopoly

OFT publishes response to super-complaint on payment surcharges

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Competition Commission final conclusion on requirement to divest BAA airports

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

OFT asks for written representations on RyanairAer Lingus

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Fiji, United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

CAA consults on preliminary assessment of Gatwick Airport complaint

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 11 2011

On 23 September 2011, the Civil Aviation Authority (“CAA”) launched a consultation on its preliminary assessment of Gatwick Airport’s new charging structure