BAA To Seek UK Supreme Court Appeal In Antitrust Row

Law360, New York (October 13, 2010, 4:44 PM EDT) -- BAA Airports Ltd. said Wednesday it is taking its battle with the U.K. Competition Commission over airport divestments to the nation's highest court, now that an appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling in its favor.

The Court of Appeals issued a decision Wednesday reinstating the commission's March 2009 order requiring BAA to sell off three of its airports in England and Scotland in order to stoke competition in the market.

The ruling overturned a U.K. Competition Appeal Tribunal decision in favor of BAA, which...
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