We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 45

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


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 &


OFT issues statement of objections to Virgin and British Airways
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

On 8 November 2011, the OFT issued a statement of objections to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic in its civil law investigation into alleged collusion between the companies on the pricing of passenger fuel surcharges for long-haul passenger flights to and from the UK


Competition Commission accepts final undertakings from BAA
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

On 10 November 2011 the Competition Commission published BAA’s final undertakings which have been accepted by the Competition Commission


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


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


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


Secretary of State for Transport issues written statement on airport charges price controls in relation to Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2012

On 16 May 2012, the Department for Transport announced that the Secretary of State for Transport had issued a written statement on the removal of a mandatory reference to the Competition Commission from the Civil Aviation Authority’s (“CAA”) price control review process for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports


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


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