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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


CAT refuses BAA permission to appeal against CAT judgment on divestment of Stansted
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2012

On 12 March 2012, the CAT published an order refusing BAA permission to appeal against the CAT’s judgment which had upheld the Competition Commission’s decision to require BAA to divest Stansted airport


Pension Protection Fund changes following Olympic Airlines case
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Greece, United Kingdom
  • 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 &


Hong Kong family friendly bitesize
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • 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


Quaint phrases to resolve a negotiation but what do they mean?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

“Reasonable endeavours”, “all reasonable endeavours” and “best endeavours” are quaint phrases unlikely to appear in the tabloid press


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 considers it has jurisdiction to review RyanairAir Lingus acquisition
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • 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


CAT upholds decision to require BAA to divest Stansted airport
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2012

On 1 February 2012, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) ruled that the Competition Commission was entitled to require BAA to divest Stansted airport on the basis that the benefits of requiring BAA to do so outweighed the costs


BAA appeals against Competition Commission’s decision to require divestment of airports
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


BAA’s right to appeal against forced sale: Court of Appeal grants BAA the opportunity to challenge fairness of Stansted sale
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2012

On 28 May 2012, England’s Court of Appeal granted BAA permission to challenge its forced sale of Stansted airport