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Aircraft leases outside scope of UCTA?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2009

A recent judgment of the Commercial Court in London has confirmed advice we routinely give clients, namely that aircraft leases will normally fall outside the provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 (UCTA) because they are deemed to be international supply contracts


You’re on your own: US-style class actions for competition cases in England ruled out
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2009

On 8 April 2009 the Chancellor of the High Court gave judgment in an interim application in Emerald Supplies Ltd and Another v British Airways plc 2009 EWHC 471, holding that two victims of a cartel could not bring a representative action on behalf of all other victims of the cartel, as well as for their own loss


Does an operating lessee have to pay rent for a defective aircraft?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2010

In ACG Acquisition XX LLC v Olympic Airlines S.A. 2010 EWHC 923 (Comm.), the English High Court was asked to rule on the circumstances in which the defective condition of an aircraft delivered to an airline under an operating lease might entitle the airline to refuse to pay rent for it


The Aviation Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2009 and 2010 how they could impact on aircraft operators flying to and from the UK
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2010

The 2009 Regulations together with the draft 2010 Regulations (currently under consultation) (the "Regulations") will (once the 2010 Regulations come into effect) transpose into UK law parts of Directive 2008101EC, which amends Directive 200387EC (the "Directive") to include "aviation activities" within the EUETS


Judicial clarification of the choice of law rules for aircraft mortgages: how a mortgage may be effective in one jurisdiction but ineffective in another
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

The English High Court has recently held that: it is the lex situs (that is, the laws of the jurisdiction where the relevant asset is situated at the time that the interest is created) which determines whether a property interest, such as a mortgage, is effectively created over that asset


Aviation sector is more pessimistic than rail and shipping about the economic climate
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 10 2009

The aviation sector is the most pessimistic about the economic climate


Olympic Airways judgment 2 May 2012
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • United Kingdom
  • September 26 2012

In May 2010 we reported on the application for summary judgment in ACG Acquisition XX LLC v Olympic Airlines S.A. 2010 EWHC 923 (Comm


Material Adverse Change
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2012

We have received an increasing amount of queries regarding Material Adverse Change (MAC) clauses over the last few months, which are a common feature of most facility agreements, leases and mandate letters


Reform of air passenger duty
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2012

The coalition Government confirmed on 6 December 2011 that it will go ahead with the proposed extension of air passenger duty (APD) announced in the Autumn Statement


Airports regulation
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2009

On 19 March 2009 the Competition Commission (CC) announced its final decision in its two-year investigation into BAA