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  1. Legal news
    21 January 2019
    When is an air carrier not an air carrier? A Regulation 261 anomaly
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/when-is-an-air-carrier-not-an-air-carrier-a-regulation-261-anomaly

    On 6 December 2018 the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") issued a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of EU Regulation 261/2004 ("Regulation 261") Article 2(a), Article 5(1)(c) and Article 7(1). These ...

  2. Legal news
    24 June 2019
    The UK Government’s Airline Insolvency Review – proposed Special Administration Regime for UK airlines could impact the aircraft leasing & finance community
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/the-uk-governments-airline-insolvency-review-proposed-special-administration-regime-for-uk-airlines

    Of interest to the aircraft leasing & finance community, the recommendations include the creation of a Special Administration Regime ("SAR") to keep an insolvent airline flying for the purpose of repatriation.

  3. Legal news
    08 April 2020
    COVID-19: signing transaction documents during social distancing
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-signing-transaction-documents-during-social-distancing

    Partner Richard Sharman takes a look at how those currently working from home as a result of COVID-19 measures can sign transaction documents from home.

  4. Legal news
    28 February 2018
    Payments in the Airline Industry
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/payments-in-the-airline-industry

    The so-called "PSD2" is the revision of an existing directive from 2007, called the "Payment Services Directive" or "PSD" or "PSD1".

  5. Legal news
    29 July 2020
    Sustainable finance in aviation: what does the future hold?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/sustainable-finance-in-aviation-what-does-the-future-hold

    As sustainability play a greater role in driving investment decisions in the aviation industry, our Aviation Finance team looks at the current position and explores what the future might look like.

  6. Legal news
    26 March 2020
    COVID-19: Where to next for airlines and their investors?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid19-where-to-next-for-airlines-and-their-investors

    With fleets around the world grounded, many airlines are facing the unprecedented prospect of either bankruptcy or nationalisation. Our Aviation team takes a look at the long term impact coronavirus will have on the ...

  7. Legal news
    22 November 2019
    Case notes: Landmark ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on validity of airport charges
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/case-notes-landmark-ruling-of-the-court-of-justice-of-the-european-union

    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has rendered a landmark decision ruling that airports must not agree with individual airport users preferential airport charges different from those approved by the ...

  8. Legal news
    25 March 2020
    COVID-19: International Restructuring & Insolvency update
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-international-r-and-i-briefing

    As the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread across the globe, people and businesses are facing unprecedented challenges, both immediate and strategic. Governments in various jurisdictions have ...

  9. Legal news
    03 April 2020
    COVID-19: Germany establishes Economic Stabilisation Funds
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-germany-establishes-economic-stabilisation-funds

    To combat the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the German Federal Government is taking a wide array of measures. Revisiting a proven instrument to combat economic upheaval, the government has established a EUR 600 billion ...

  10. Legal news
    31 March 2020
    KFW emergency liquidity assistance to combat COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/kfw-emergency-liquidity-assistance-to-combat-covid-19

    To combat COVID-19 and its economic impact, German state-owned development bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) has introduced the unlimited “KfW special programme 2020.” We have summarised the programme with ...