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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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