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American AirlinesUS Airways merger: back to square one?
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2013

On 13th August 2013, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and attorneys general from six US states and the District of Columbia filed suit in the US


EU political update: 8 - 12 December 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union
  • December 9 2014

As of 1 December 2014, the normal powers of the European Commission and the Court of Justice of the European Union apply to criminal matters in the


When the pension is not protected by the protection fund
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

In the United Kingdom, the Pension Protection Fund ("PPF") is the safety net for the employee members of a defined benefit pension plan or scheme


Supreme Court decides Olympic Airlines did not have an establishment in the UK
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

An "establishment" requires business and business activity to be carried out involving dealings with third parties and not simply acts of internal


Helicopters, UK Cape Town ratification and English insolvency law - best leave well alone?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2015

The UK is to ratify the Cape Town Convention and its Aircraft Protocol (together, Cape Town). This may help UK aircraft operators access cheaper


Supreme Court decides Olympic Airlines case and the meaning of establishment for European regulation on insolvency
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union
  • May 12 2015

On 29 April the English Supreme Court declined an appeal by The Trustees of a pension scheme in relation to Olympic Airlines SA, the former


Court rejects claim that fractional-share owner holds an interest in operator’s entire fleet
  • Spencer Fane LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

The bankruptcy of fractional-share operator Avantair triggered a dispute regarding exactly what property its fractional-share owners held. Like other


AMR decision highlights bankruptcy court split on enforceability of ipso facto clauses
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

A recent ruling in the American Airlines bankruptcy case enforcing an automatic acceleration upon bankruptcy provision serves as a reminder that the


Ireland to adopt ‘Alternative A’ insolvency remedies set out in Cape Town Convention
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • October 1 2014

The State Airports (Shannon Group) Act 2014 (the "Act") was signed into law on 27 July 2014. The Act is further evidence of the Irish


Creditor's claim for attorney fees not entitled to secured status
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2014

The "American rule" is a well-defined legal principle applied by courts throughout the United States that holds each party to a dispute responsible