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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


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


BA in talks with OFT to settle price-fixing fine
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2012

On 18 February 2012, The Telegraph reported that British Airways (“BA”) is in talks with the Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) over a fine that was imposed on it five years ago for price-fixing


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


CAT publishes BAA appeal hearing transcript
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2011

On 21 December 2011, the CAT published a transcript of the main hearing of the appeal by BAA against a finding by the Competition Commission that there were no material changes in circumstances which would warrant an amendment to its original decision obliging BAA to divest Stansted Airport


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


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


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


CAA publishes working paper on general market and traffic trends for UK airports
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 26 2011

On 8 September 2011, the Civil Aviation Authority (“CAA”) published a working paper on the general context of the UK airports market


Minority shareholdings and merger control: the Office of Fair Trading refers Ryanair’s minority stake in Aer Lingus to Competition Commission
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2012

On 15 June 2012, the OFT announced its decision to refer the 2006 completed acquisition by Ryanair of a minority stake of 29.8 in Aer Lingus to the Competition Commission