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You’re on your own: US-style class actions for competition cases in England ruled out

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 16 2009

On 8 April 2009 the Chancellor of the High Court gave judgment in an interim application in Emerald Supplies Ltd and Another v British Airways plc 2009 EWHC 471, holding that two victims of a cartel could not bring a representative action on behalf of all other victims of the cartel, as well as for their own loss

Airports regulation

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2009

On 19 March 2009 the Competition Commission (CC) announced its final decision in its two-year investigation into BAA

Judicial clarification of the choice of law rules for aircraft mortgages: how a mortgage may be effective in one jurisdiction but ineffective in another

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 14 2010

The English High Court has recently held that: it is the lex situs (that is, the laws of the jurisdiction where the relevant asset is situated at the time that the interest is created) which determines whether a property interest, such as a mortgage, is effectively created over that asset

Reform of air passenger duty

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 8 2012

The coalition Government confirmed on 6 December 2011 that it will go ahead with the proposed extension of air passenger duty (APD) announced in the Autumn Statement

Aircraft leases outside scope of UCTA?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2009

A recent judgment of the Commercial Court in London has confirmed advice we routinely give clients, namely that aircraft leases will normally fall outside the provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 (UCTA) because they are deemed to be international supply contracts

Proposed changes to lease accounting rules

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2009

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) have published a joint discussion paper entitled Leases: Preliminary Views, seeking public comments on the proposed new lease accounting standards

Alpstream AG and Others v (1) PK Airfinance SARL (PK), and (2) GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS) 2013 EWHC 2370 (Comm)

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 13 2013

When exercising the power of sale under a mortgage, a mortgagee has a duty to obtain the "best price reasonably obtainable" for the sale of the

Competition Commission’s provisional findings - divestiture of three BAA airports recommended

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 20 2008

The Competition Commission (CC) today announced its Provisional Findings in relation to its ongoing Market Investigation of BAA’s ownership of seven UK airports

Competition Commission’s emerging thinking finds BAA’s common ownership of airports adversely affects competition

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 22 2008

Following on from the CAA’s recent decision on 2008-13 price controls for Heathrow and Gatwick, the regulatory spotlight remains firmly on BAA

Modern Slavery Bill and aviation

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

Whilst you may be horrified at the thought of being accused of involvement in human trafficking, it is clear that the Modern Slavery Bill (the Bill