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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 &


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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