Lexology PRO | China, European Union, France, etc. | 11 Aug 2023
With new draft biometric regulations released in China and a wave of BIPA enforcement in the US, how can companies stay compliant when processing biometric data?
Van Doorne | European Union, Netherlands | 5 Jul 2023
In this blog we highlight the latest developments in competition law. Case law Another judgement in the series of state aid cases brought by Ryanair…
Schoenherr | Hungary | 3 Aug 2022
The government recently issued a decree that introduced extra profit taxes in several sectors, including the aviation sector. The decree ordered an extra profit tax, which has been payable by ground handling companies since 1 July 2022 and is based on the number of passengers departing from Hungary, with the exception of transit passengers. Would it be lawful to impose fines on airlines for......
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein | European Union | 9 Dec 2021
Shortly after the initial covid-19 outbreak in Europe and the subsequent shutdowns in March 2020, the European Commission adopted a temporary framework to enable EU member states to support their economies by taking advantage of the full flexibility of EU state aid rules. This article looks at the background of EU state aid and explores the implications of the recent extension on competition......
PRO Compliance | European Union, Ireland | 24 Nov 2020
An Irish judge has ordered Skyscanner to bear some of its own costs despite winning a preliminary dispute about its allegedly illegal collection of Ryanair’s data, ruling that the travel agency was “non-forthcoming” about how it had obtained the data.
PRO Compliance | European Union | 6 Jul 2020
Several major platforms, trade groups and governments have cautioned the European Commission not to adopt new market investigation powers without first properly assessing the need for such a wide-ranging and influential tool.
PRO Compliance | Ireland, Romania | 30 Jun 2020
An Irish court is set to hear allegations that Ryanair’s attempt to block a Romanian company from scraping its data constitutes an abuse of the airline’s dominant position.
McCann FitzGerald LLP | Ireland | 4 Jun 2020
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Ryanair seeking a retrial of defamation proceedings which turned on the issues of qualified privilege…
HERDEM Attorneys at Law | European Union | 8 May 2020
Court of Justice of the European Union ("the Court" or "the CJEU") published a press release numbered 49/20 regarding the judgment in case Ryanair…
Quadrant Chambers | European Union, United Kingdom | 6 Feb 2019
Mediation of disputes in aviation litigation has recently come to prominence as a result of the withdrawal of Ryanair from mediation arrangements set…