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  1. Legal news
    15 May 2019
    Electric propulsion of aircraft: market update
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/electric-propulsion-of-aircraft-market-update

    Electric propulsion of aircraft is a growing phenomenon in a sector subject to mounting scrutiny with regard to its environmental impact. Here, our Aviation team looks at some of the political, industrial and regulatory ...

  2. Legal news
    11 September 2018
    UK guidance for businesses on the Package Travel Directive implementing regulations – much needed clarity or do ambiguities remain?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/uk-guidance-for-businesses-on-the-package-travel-directive-implementing-regulations

    Over the summer the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published guidance for businesses on the domestic regulations that implement the new Package Travel Directive – the Package Travel ...

  3. Legal news
    17 September 2018
    CORSIA - A global market-based measure to offset growth in aviation emissions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/corsia-global-market-based-measure-to-offset-growth-in-aviation-emissions

    A brief summary of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation, CORSIA, and what airlines should be ready for in 2019

  4. Legal news
    24 October 2018
    Wet leases and codeshares: more certainty in Germany, but less in the ECJ, in Regulation 261 treatment of contracting and actual carriers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/wet-leases-and-codeshares

    In our article on 23 July 2018 on the Advocate-General's opinion in flightright –v- Iberia and the ECJ decision in Wirth –v- Thomson we noted the different treatment of Regulation 261 claims arising from carriage on ...

  5. Legal news
    28 January 2020
    How will Brexit affect the aviation and travel industries from a regulatory perspective?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2016/uk/how-will-brexit-affect-the-airline-industry-from-a-regulatory-perspective

    Paul Briggs, Simon Phippard, Tim Boström and Rachel Welch-Phillips take a look at the impact of Brexit on the airline industry from a regulatory perspective.

  6. Legal news
    06 April 2020
    Business contracts and COVID-19: seven topics, five surprises
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/business-contracts-and-covid-19-seven-topics-five-surprises

    Partner Andrew White summarises seven key issues regarding commercial contracts and COVID-19, and shares five surprises – points which may not be familiar even to those immersed in the subject.

  7. Legal news
    09 February 2018
    CMA provisionally declares Fox/Sky deal to be against the public interest due to media plurality concerns, but does this spell the end of the acquisition?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/cma-provisionally-declares-fox-sky-deal-to-be-against-the-public-interest

    On 23 January, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") provisionally found that the proposed takeover of Sky plc by 21st Century Fox would not be in the public interest due to media plurality concerns.

  8. Legal news
    12 September 2018
    British Airways: the need to find blame
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/ba-the-need-to-find-blame

    BA's confirmation last week that hackers had accessed customer data by breaching its website and mobile app security has brought a host of unwelcome media attention on the airline and set off a flurry of pointing ...

  9. Legal news
    25 July 2019
    Choice of jurisdiction for passenger claims under Regulation 261: Brussels Recast and the Montreal Convention? Advocate General's opinion
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/choice-of-jurisdiction-for-passenger-claims-under-regulation-261

    Simon Phippard and Sandra Nicolle take a look at a recent passenger rights case and the questions it raises around extraordinary circumstances and how jurisdiction is determined.

  10. Twobirds news
    22 July 2020
    Bird & Bird partners with LexisNexis and the UK Drone Association to provide legal guidance and precedents for the Drone Operator market in England and Wales
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2020/united-kingdom/bird-and-bird-partners-with-lexisnexis-and-the-uk-drone-association

    International law firm Bird & Bird has partnered with LexisNexis, a leading global provider of information and analytics as well as ARPAS, the UK Drone Association, to create what is believed to be the first published ...