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Blow to Campaigners for Change to Privilege Rules in the EU Competition Law Context
The latest development in the long-running Akzo case suggests that attempts by in-house lawyers to secure the protection of legal professional privilege ("LPP") in relation to EU competition law are unlikely to succeed, following an opinion handed down by Advocate General Kokott ("AG") on 29 April 2010.
UK
6 May 2010
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OFT Fines 103 Construction Companies For Breach Of Competition Law
On 22 September 2009, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) brought its five year investigation into bid-rigging in the construction industry to a conclusion, imposing fines of £129.5 million on 103 contractors.
UK
2 Nov 2009
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Lender Claims And Mortgage Fraud Team
BLG has recently launched its specialist Lender Claims and Mortgage Fraud team to assist clients in dealing with the large increase in lender claims which has begun to hit the market.
UK
9 Jan 2009
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Doubt as to Whether Sex Discrimination in the Insurance Industry is to be Outlawed
In November 2003 the European Commission presented a proposal for a Council directive (the ‘‘Draft Directive’’) on equal treatment for men and women outside the workplace.
UK
7 Jan 2005
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New Denied Boarding Regulation: The Fight Moves To Europe
IATA and the European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) have successfully negotiated round 1 in their attempt to challenge the validity of EU Regulation 261/2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delays. On 14 July 2004, the High Court in London ordered that certain questions concerning the validity of the Regulation be referred to the European Court of Justice for determination.
UK
1 Oct 2004
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The FSA’s Listing Rules Consultation Paper
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is currently carrying out a fundamental review of the Listing Rules. On 8 October 2003 it published a consultation paper (CP) which outlined its proposals to reform the listing regime against the background of changes to be introduced by European legislation.
UK
 
6 May 2004
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Environmental Round Up
In this article, Aidan Thomson (a partner in our Environment Group) examines some key environmental law developments and the effect that they will have on businesses in the coming months and years
UK
14 Apr 2004
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The FSA’s Listing Rules Consultation Paper
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is currently carrying out a fundamental review of the Listing Rules. On 8 October 2003 it published a consultation paper (CP) which outlined its proposals to reform the listing regime against the background of changes to be introduced by European legislation.
UK
8 Apr 2004
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Ryanair to Pay Back Discounts Granted by Charleroi Airport
On 3 February 2004 the European Commission announced that Ryanair must pay back some of the advantages that it was granted by Brussels South Charleroi Airport and the Walloon Region (Belgium), as the advantages amount to unlawful State Aid.
UK
24 Mar 2004
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New Rights for Air Passengers in Europe
The European Regulation establishing new common rules on compensation and assistance to air passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights was finally published on 17 February 2004. Regulation 261/2004 will come into force on 17 February 2005 but, before then, airlines will have to get their procedures up to date and in line with the new obligations set out in the Regulat
UK
24 Mar 2004
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CAT Shows Its Claws
The decision by the Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") on 3 December 2003 to quash the OFT’s decision not to refer for second-stage review the proposed acquisition by iSOFT of Torex has far-reaching implications for the conduct of mergers in the UK.
UK
23 Dec 2003
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