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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


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


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 market power assessments of Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2012

On 27 February 2012, the Civil Aviation Authority published full market power assessments of Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports in preparation for its quinquennial review of the 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


OFT fines British airlines in airline fuel surcharges price-fixing case
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2012

On 19 April 2012, the OFT announced its decision in its Competition Act 1998 investigation into collusion by BA and Virgin over the pricing of passenger fuel surcharges


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


Best endeavours budget flight dispute lands in Court of Appeal
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2012

“Best endeavours”, “reasonable endeavours” and “all reasonable endeavours” handy phrases to resolve contract negotiation issues but a real challenge to interpret - even for the Court of Appeal


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


Ryanair’s right to appeal rejected: Supreme Court rejects Ryanair’s application for permission to appeal
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2012

On 1 June 2012, the UK Supreme Court rejected Ryanair’s application to appeal the OFT’s judgment to proceed with a merger review into its 2006 purchase of a minority stake (29.82) in rival airline, Aer Lingus