Welcome to our July edition of Legalflyer where we once
again review a series of topical issues for the aviation
In June 2011, Ogilvy Renault and Deneys Reitz joined Norton Rose
Group and we are delighted to have contributions in this edition
from colleagues in both South Africa and Canada.
Our first article is written by Helen Wilmot, director at Norton
Rose South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc), based in
Johannesburg. The article looks at the ever-increasing practice of
leasing aircraft in Africa and the importance of owners and
financiers being familiar with their insurance policies and rights
and in particular, in what circumstances there may be an
Our second article is written by Richard Desgagnés,
partner at Norton Rose OR LLP, based in in Montréal. The
article focuses on repossession of aircraft in Canada and in
particular on a recent case in the Superior Court of the Province
of Ontario highlighting the conflict of priority between lessors
and aeronautical authorities.
With ash clouds back in the news, our third article written by
Anna Anatolitou, senior associate in Dubai, looks at some of the
legislative changes being implemented to address the issue of
volcanic ash cloud.
In our fourth article, Duncan Batchelor, partner, Ben Peacock,
senior associate and Tim Baines, associate, all based in London,
provide an update on the inclusion of aviation in the EU Emissions
Trading scheme (EU ETS) following 30 June 2011, a
key date in the timetable.
On 1 July 2011, the UK Bribery Act came into force with
widespread application to all companies which operate their
business (or part of their business) in the UK. In the final
article of this edition, Emma Humphries, associate in London, as a
follow up to her article in the previous edition of
Legalflyer, takes a brief look at what constitutes
"adequate procedures" that companies are expected to have
in place to prevent bribery.
As always, I hope that you will find our articles to be of
interest and I would be delighted if readers could provide any
comments on the content, or suggestions for future editions of
Legalflyer, by using the feedback email. Likewise please
feel free to pass on the details of colleagues who may wish to
The content of this article is intended to provide a general
guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought
about your specific circumstances.
To print this article, all you need is to be registered on Mondaq.com.
Click to Login as an existing user or Register so you can print this article.
In response to growing interest in the commercial use of drones or RPAs in Australia, CASA has developed new regulations.
Some comments from our readers… “The articles are extremely timely and highly applicable” “I often find critical information not available elsewhere” “As in-house counsel, Mondaq’s service is of great value”
Register for Access and our Free Biweekly Alert for
This service is completely free. Access 250,000 archived articles from 100+ countries and get a personalised email twice a week covering developments (and yes, our lawyers like to think you’ve read our Disclaimer).