Thursday February 20, 2020

Comment: Ryanair ruling means more work for lawyers

The decision of the UK Competition Commission to rule this morning that Ryanair must sell down its Aer Lingus stake changes little, writes Cliff Taylor.

28th August, 2013
Cliff Taylor: The one thing that seems sure is that the Aer Lingus share register is going to change.

More work for the lawyers. That would appear to be the only immediate impact from the decision of the UK Competition Commission to rule this morning that Ryanair must sell down its 29.8 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to just 5 per cent.

Ryanair immediately said it would appeal the decision to the UK Competition Appeals Tribunal and no doubt will plan further legal challenges, if necessary, thereafter. With Ryanair already appealing the EU Commission's decision...

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