UK Competition Body To Appeal BAA Ruling

Law360, New York (February 26, 2010, 3:06 PM EST) -- The U.K. Competition Commission is heading to the nation's second-highest court in its attempt to force airport operator BAA Airports Ltd. to sell off three of its airports in England and Scotland, after a tribunal refused to allow the commission to appeal a ruling that its investigation was improperly influenced.

The commission said in a statement Thursday that it will appeal the ruling by the U.K. Competition Appeal Tribunal to the Court of Appeal.

On Dec. 21, the tribunal allowed BAA to challenge the accuracy of...
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