The England and Wales Court of Appeal holds that the concept “overlapping jurisdictions” is relevant merely to situations where Article 21 ECMR is contingently applicable (Ryanair)

Ryanair v. Competition Commission and Aer Lingus in the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) [2012] CAT 29* Majority and Minority Shareholders Commuting between Dublin, Brussels and London Keeping with this blog’s recent focus on aviation related cases, this post will look into a decision by the Court of Appeal on whether the European Commission’s exclusive jurisdiction to review a concentration precludes the Competition Commission from simultaneously looking into a minority shareholding in the target company – and, in particular, whether the Competition Commission can investigate Ryanair’s minority stake in Aer Lingus when the European Commission is pursuing a merger review of a proposed acquisition of control by the former over the latter. The Factual Background For a proper

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Pedro Caro de Sousa, The England and Wales Court of Appeal holds that the concept “overlapping jurisdictions” is relevant merely to situations where Article 21 ECMR is contingently applicable (Ryanair), 13 December 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2012, Art. N° 62168

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