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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


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


EU and UK antitrustcompetition group London bulletin
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 9 2010

On 9 November 2010 the European Commission ("Commission") fined 11 air cargo carriers a total of just under 800m for a worldwide cartel which affected cargo services within the EU


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 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


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


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


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 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