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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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