UK Watchdog Likely To Tell BAA To Sell 3 Airports

Law360, New York (August 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.K. Competition Commission is likely to force BAA to relinquish four of its seven British airports to restore competition in the market, as long as public comments support its recommended measures, the regulator said on Wednesday.

The commission has been expected to order BAA to break up its ownership of the majority of the busiest airports in southeast England and Scotland since it issued a report earlier this year finding that the company appears to have an anti-competitive hold on the U.K.'s airport industry....
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