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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


Proposed changes to lease accounting rules
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2009

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) have published a joint discussion paper entitled Leases: Preliminary Views, seeking public comments on the proposed new lease accounting standards


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


Fasten your seatbelts: take off imminent for airline mergers
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2010

British Airways (BA)Iberia, BAAmerican Airlines - two proposed mergers involving international "flag carrier" airlines with others potentially in the pipeline


A new year’s resolution after a noughty year end?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2010

For the corporate jet market, the last 18 months of the noughties may have left many clinking in 2010 with a glass of Prosecco rather than a Nebuchadnezzar of Perrier Jouet's Belle Epoque


BAA update - successful appeal against Competition Commission break-up decision
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2009

On 21 December 2009, the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (the CAT) handed down its judgment upholding part of BAA’s appeal against the report prepared by the UK Competition Commission (the CC) in its market investigation into BAA airports


Competition Commission’s provisional findings - divestiture of three BAA airports recommended
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2008

The Competition Commission (CC) today announced its Provisional Findings in relation to its ongoing Market Investigation of BAA’s ownership of seven UK airports


Competition Commission’s emerging thinking finds BAA’s common ownership of airports adversely affects competition
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2008

Following on from the CAA’s recent decision on 2008-13 price controls for Heathrow and Gatwick, the regulatory spotlight remains firmly on BAA


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


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