Case Note: Ryanair Holdings Plc v Competition and Markets Authority and Aer Lingus Group  EWCA Civ 83
Commercial Law Practitioner 2015, 3, 79-81
4 Pages Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Date Written: March 9, 2015
Much ink has been spilled over Ryanair's protracted battle to obtain regulatory approval for its attempted takeover of Aer Lingus. A recent judgment from the UK Court of Appeal is the latest instalment and provides some interesting views on the nature of the burdens of fairness on competition authorities in proceeding with long and complex analyses of competitive situations, but also some intriguing views on the underlying objectives of EU competition law and the nature of the duty of loyal cooperation under EU law.
Keywords: Competition Law, antitrust, EU law, mergers
JEL Classification: K21, G34
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