Ferreira da Silva e Brito & others v Estado Português (Case C-160/14)

  • Case Reference
    C-160/14
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
Issues covered: Licence to Operate

In Ferreira da Silva e Brito & others v Estado Portugu√™s (Case C-160/14) the European Court considered the winding up of Air Atlantis and the taking over of its activities by its major shareholder TAP.  TAP disputed that there was a transfer of an undertaking.  But TAP took over the routes previously served by Air Atlantis and used significant assets, including four aeroplanes.  TAP also assumed responsibility for the payment of charges under the leasing contracts relating to those aircraft and took over the office equipment which belonged to Air Atlantis and which had been

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This article is correct at 27/10/2015
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Dr John McMullen
Wrigleys Solicitors LLP

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