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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


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


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 asks for written representations on RyanairAer Lingus
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Fiji, United Kingdom
  • September 5 2011

On 01 September, the OFT invited written representations about any competition or public interest issues arising out of the completed acquisition by Ryanair Holdings plc of a minority interest in Aer Lingus Group Plc


OFT publishes response to super-complaint on payment surcharges
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2011

On 28 June the Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) published its response to a supercomplaint from Which? in relation to payment surcharges, as applied, in particular, in the passenger transport sector


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


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


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


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