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June-July-"Autumn" 2008 CAT website outages

Between Monday 16 June 2008 and Monday 22 July 2008 the CAT's website has mostly been down, following a javascript malware infection. A temporary page limited to recent news was available during some of that period. A fuller site was restored on Monday 22 July 2008, but with only partial functionality (e.g. no search). There is a notice that:

Work is progressing on a new website for the Tribunal which should become available in the Autumn. Due to recent ongoing technical difficulties, the functionality and appearance of this website are currently impaired.

Alternatives during the CAT website problems

Many of the CAT's judgments can be found on BAILII. We have a regularly updated list of CAT judgments on BAILII.

For CAT documents not on BAILII (some judgments, transcripts, rules, etc.), we added in early July 2008 to the list of articles below an article for each case that was listed on the CAT's website before its failure in June 2008. Each article appears at the date of the last document found for that case. Non-case documents (and some stray case documents) are here. These articles have been constructed by a computer program using data from our automated backups; they may not be complete or accurate.

Most of the PDF files that were on the CAT's website in its better days can be downloaded from our backups. To prevent overuse of our computing resources, you will need to log in to Reckon Online (with a confirmed e-mail address) to download some of these files.

We have not yet decided whether to arrange for this backup system to be updated in the future, or whether we can now trust the CAT's official website. The vague and rather long timescale quoted for work on a new website points towards a negative answer, but we live in hope. Franck

About the Competition Appeal Tribunal

The Competition Appeal Tribunal hears appeals against the UK competition authorities' decisions and some claims for damages under the Competition Act 1998, Article 81 and Article 82; some appeals against electronic communications regulatory decisions under the Communications Act 2003; and applications for judicial review against merger and market investigations decisions of the OFT, Competition Commission and ministers under the Enterprise Act 2002.

Appeal from the Tribunal's judgments is to the Court of Appeal (in England and Wales), the Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland, or the Court of Session (in Scotland), with a further appeal in each case to the House of Lords.

When its website works (see above), the Tribunal publishes extensive information about cases before it, including judgments and transcripts of hearings. The main website address is http://www.catribunal.org.uk/.

Thu 15 Jan 2009National Grid PLC v The Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (1099/1/2/08)
Wed 10 Dec 2008Merger Action Group v UK Government [2008] CAT 36
Fri 28 Nov 2008Appeal against HBOS/Lloyds TSB merger clearance
Fri 07 Nov 2008Albion Water v Ofwat & Welsh (Shotton) [2008] CAT 31
Mon 29 Sep 2008Sky v Government and Virgin (ITV stake) [2008] CAT 25
Thu 18 Sep 2008Government clarification on HBOS/Lloyds TSB merger control
Tue 26 Aug 2008Freightliner claims damages against EWS for abuse
Wed 23 Jul 2008Hutchison 3G UK v Ofcom [2008] CAT 16
Thu 17 Jul 2008Rapture Television v Ofcom [2008] CAT 14
Thu 17 Jul 2008List of CAT judgments available from BAILII
Mon 07 Jul 2008BCL Old Co Limited (2) DFL Oldco Limited (3) PFF Old Co Limited (4) Deans Foods Limited v (1) BASF AG (2) BASF plc (3) Frank Wright Limited (1098/5/7/08)
Thu 26 Jun 2008Telefonica O2 UK Limited v Office of Communications (1103/3/3/08)
Thu 26 Jun 2008T-Mobile (UK) Limited v Office of Communications (Sequencing Decision) (1102/3/3/08)
Tue 24 Jun 2008Emerson Electric Co and others v Morgan Crucible Company plc and others (1077/5/7/07)
Wed 18 Jun 2008Other documents that were on the CAT's website
Fri 06 Jun 2008Virgin v Sky (confidentiality skirmish) [2008] EWCA Civ 612
Wed 04 Jun 2008Hutchison 3G UK Limited v Office of Communications (1083/3/3/07)
Wed 04 Jun 2008Albion Water Limited v Water Services Regulation Authority (formerly the Director General of Water Services)(Dŵr Cymru/Shotton Paper) (1046/2/4/04)
Tue 20 May 2008T-Mobile (UK) Limited v Office of Communications (Termination Rate Dispute) (1089/3/3/07)
Tue 20 May 2008British Telecommunications Plc v Office of Communications (Termination Rate Dispute) (1090/3/3/07)
Tue 20 May 2008Cable & Wireless and others v Office of Communications (Termination Rate Dispute) (1092/3/3/07)
Tue 20 May 2008Independent Media Support Limited v Office of Communications (1087/2/3/07)
Tue 20 May 2008IMS v Ofcom (Channel 4 contract) [2008] CAT 13
Fri 16 May 2008The Number (UK) Limited and Conduit Enterprises Limited v Office of Communications (1100/3/3/08)
Wed 30 Apr 2008National Grid grounds for appeal on metering abuse
Mon 28 Apr 2008British Telecomunications Plc v Office of Communications (1085/3/3/07)
Mon 28 Apr 2008Virgin Media Inc. v (1) Competition Commission (2) Secretary of State (1096/4/8/08)
Fri 11 Apr 2008ME Burgess, JJ Burgess and SJ Burgess (trading as JJ Burgess & Sons) v W Austin & Sons (Stevenage) Limited and Harwood Park Crematorium Limited (1088/5/7/07)
Mon 31 Mar 2008Rapture Television plc v Office of Communications (1082/3/3/07)
Mon 31 Mar 2008Rapture Television v Ofcom [2008] CAT 6
Wed 19 Mar 2008National Grid meters: Ofgem directions suspended
Wed 12 Mar 2008T-Mobile (UK) Limited v Office of Communications (Donor Conveyance Charge) (1093/3/3/07)
Thu 06 Mar 2008National Grid PLC v The Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (Interim Relief) (1097/1/2/08(IR))
Thu 06 Mar 2008National Grid attempts to protect its metering contracts
Wed 27 Feb 2008BSkyB appeal against report on ITV shareholding
Wed 27 Feb 2008Virgin Media appeal against report on ITV shareholding
Mon 25 Feb 2008Burgess v Harwood Park: case settled
Fri 15 Feb 2008Competition Appeal Tribunal accounts 2006/2007
Thu 14 Feb 2008Hearing (CAT): Albion Water/Ofwat/Welsh Water
Fri 08 Feb 2008Vodafone Limited v Office of Communications (1094/3/3/08 )
Thu 17 Jan 2008The Consumers Association v JJB Sports PLC (1078/7/9/07)
Thu 17 Jan 2008E.ON UK plc v Office of Rail Regulation (1076/2/5/07)
Thu 17 Jan 2008Orange Personal Communications Services Limited v Office of Communications (1080/3/3/07)
Thu 17 Jan 2008E.ON v ORR (coal carriage contracts): case closed
Sun 13 Jan 2008Which? and JJB settle football shirt cartel claim
Fri 11 Jan 2008British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (0000/0/0/08)
Fri 11 Jan 2008BSkyB considering appeal against ITV shareholding decision
Mon 17 Dec 2007Hutchison 3G UK Limited v Office of Communications (Termination Rate Dispute) (1091/3/3/07)
Wed 31 Oct 2007IMS v Ofcom (admissibility) [2007] CAT 29
Mon 22 Oct 2007Aggregate Industries Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1086/4/1/07)
Mon 22 Oct 2007New Competition Appeal Tribunal president: Gerald Barling
Wed 19 Sep 2007Bracken Bay Kitchens Limited v Office of Communications (1079/3/3/07)
Thu 23 Aug 2007Burgess claims damages for denial of crematorium access
Mon 20 Aug 2007Floe Telecom Limited (in liquidation) v Office of Communications (1024/2/3/04)
Thu 16 Aug 2007Welsh Water appeal against Albion Water CAT judgments
Mon 13 Aug 2007O2 (UK) Limited v Office of Communications (1084/3/3/07)
Fri 03 Aug 2007Co-operative Group (CWS) Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1081/4/1/07)
Mon 30 Jul 2007Terry Brannigan v Office of Fair Trading (1073/2/1/06)
Thu 26 Jul 2007Terry Brannigan v OFT [2007] CAT 23
Fri 13 Jul 2007IMS / Red Bee Media dispute moves to CAT
Wed 04 Jul 2007E.ON v ORR and EWS: Court of Appeal to rule
Wed 04 Jul 2007VIP Communications Limited (in administration) v Office of Communications (1027/2/3/04)
Fri 18 May 2007CAT to consider terms of supply of Sky EPG
Mon 14 May 2007E.ON v Ofgem: case management conference scheduled
Fri 20 Apr 2007Welsh Water appeal v CAT: no permission on the papers
Wed 04 Apr 2007Independent Water Company Ltd v Water Services Regulation Authority (formerly the Director General of Water Services) (1058/2/4/06)
Wed 04 Apr 2007Independent Water Company v Ofwat (costs) [2007] CAT 21
Tue 03 Apr 2007Cityhook Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1071/2/1/06)
Tue 03 Apr 2007Cityhook Limited v Office of Fair Trading [2007] CAT 18
Fri 23 Mar 2007Stericycle International LLC and Stericycle International Limited v Competition Commission (1075/4/8/07)
Wed 14 Mar 2007Double Quick Supplyline Limited and Precision Concepts Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1072/1/1/06)
Mon 12 Mar 2007Consumer Association football shirt damages claim filed
Fri 02 Mar 2007Albion Water Limited v Water Services Regulation Authority (formerly the Director General of Water Services)(Thames Water/Bath House) (1042/2/4/04)
Fri 02 Mar 2007Albion Water Limited v Water Services Regulation Authority (formerly the Director General of Water Services)(Interim Relief) (1034/2/4/04(IR))
Wed 28 Feb 2007VIP Communications Limited (in administration) v Office of Communications (Interim Relief) (1074/2/3/06(IR))
Thu 22 Feb 2007Makers UK Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1061/1/1/06)
Tue 06 Feb 2007Albion Water v Ofwat/Welsh Water [2007] CAT 8
Mon 29 Jan 2007Hutchison 3G UK Limited v Office of Communications (1066/3/3/06)
Fri 26 Jan 2007Independent Water Company v Ofwat [2007] CAT 6
Thu 25 Jan 2007E.ON objects to ORR remedies on EWS coal carriage contracts
Tue 23 Jan 2007Albion Water Limited v Water Services Regulation Authority (formerly the Director General of Water Services) (1031/2/4/04)
Fri 12 Jan 2007Aquavitae (UK) Limited v Water Services Regulation Authority (formerly Director General of Water Services) (1045/2/4/04)
Fri 12 Jan 2007Settlement of claim for damages against Genzyme
Thu 11 Jan 2007Healthcare at Home v Genzyme Limited (1060/5/7/06 )
Mon 08 Jan 2007Albion Water v Ofwat/Welsh Water (costs) [2007] CAT 1 & 2
Mon 18 Dec 2006Albion Water v Ofwat (Shotton site) [2006] CAT 36
Thu 14 Dec 2006Casting Book Limited (in administration) v Office of Fair Trading (1068/2/1/06)
Thu 14 Dec 2006Casting Book v Office of Fair Trading [2006] CAT 35
Mon 11 Dec 2006British Telecommunications Plc v Office of Communications (Conduit Enterprises Limited) (1064/3/3/06)
Mon 11 Dec 2006British Telecommunications Plc v Office of Communications (The Number (UK) Limited) (1063/3/3/06)
Tue 05 Dec 2006London Metal Exchange v Office of Fair Trading (1062/1/1/06 )
Mon 20 Nov 2006Claymore Dairies Limited and Arla Foods UK PLC v Office of Fair Trading (1011/2/1/03)
Thu 02 Nov 2006Next steps in Albion Water v Ofwat (Shotton) case
Tue 31 Oct 2006Achilles Paper Group Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1067/1/1/06)
Wed 25 Oct 2006Littlewoods Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1015/1/1/03)
Wed 25 Oct 2006Prater Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1065/1/1/06)
Wed 25 Oct 2006JJB Sports PLC v Office of Fair Trading (1022/1/1/03)
Thu 19 Oct 2006Argos Limited & Littlewoods Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1014/1/1/03 1015/1/1/03)
Thu 19 Oct 2006Argos, Littlewoods and JJB v OFT [2006] EWCA Civ 1318
Wed 18 Oct 2006Stericycle International LLC; Stericycle International Limited; Sterile Technologies Group Limited v Competition Commission (1070/4/8/06 )
Thu 12 Oct 2006Albion Water v Ofwat (Shotton site) [2006] CAT 23
Tue 19 Sep 2006Stericycle International LLC; Stericycle International Limited; Sterile Technologies Group Limited v Competition Commission (1069/4/8/06 (IR) )
Fri 08 Sep 2006Celesio AG v Office of Fair Trading (1059/4/1/06 )
Fri 28 Jul 2006MasterCard UK Members Forum Limited; MasterCard International Incorporated and MasterCard Europe Sprl; and Royal Bank of Scotland Group v Office of Fair Trading (1054/1/1/051055/1/1/051056/1/1/05)
Mon 15 May 2006Media Marketing Promotions v Office of Communications (1053/3/3/05)
Wed 03 May 2006The Number (UK) Limited v Office of Communications (1057/3/3/05)
Thu 13 Apr 2006Healthcare at Home claims damages from Genzyme
Fri 31 Mar 2006Hutchison 3G (UK) Limited v Office of Communications (1047/3/3/04)
Fri 31 Mar 2006Albion Water v Ofwat (Bath House) [2006] CAT 7
Mon 27 Mar 2006Claymore Dairies Limited and Arla Foods UK PLC v Office of Fair Trading (1008/2/1/02)
Thu 23 Feb 2006Somerfield PLC v Competition Commission (1051/4/8/05)
Mon 13 Feb 2006The Racecourse Association & others v Office of Fair Trading (1035/1/1/04)
Mon 13 Feb 2006The British Horseracing Board v Office of Fair Trading (1041/2/1/04)
Wed 25 Jan 2006Competition complaint against Ofwat and Bristol Water
Fri 13 Jan 2006Unichem Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1049/4/1/05)
Thu 22 Dec 2005Albion Water v Ofwat (Shotton) interim judgment
Tue 06 Dec 2005Genzyme Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1016/1/1/03)
Thu 24 Nov 2005(1)BCL Old Co Limited (2)DFL Old Co Limited (3) PFF Old Co Limited v (1) Aventis SA (2) Rhodia Limited (3) F Hoffman-La Roche AG (4) Roche Products Limited (1028/5/7/04)
Mon 21 Nov 2005Allsports Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1021/1/1/03)
Mon 07 Nov 2005The Association of Convenience Stores v Office of Fair Trading (1052/6/1/05)
Fri 21 Oct 2005CAT guide to proceedings 2005
Thu 29 Sep 2005Genzyme Limited v Office of Fair Trading [2005] CAT 32
Tue 16 Aug 2005British Telecommunications plc v Office of Communications (CPS save activity) (1025/3/3/04)
Tue 16 Aug 2005British Telecommunications plc v Office of Communications (WLR Save Activity) (1040/3/3/04)
Mon 25 Jul 2005Umbro Holdings Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1019/1/1/03)
Mon 25 Jul 2005Manchester United PLC v Office of Fair Trading (1020/1/1/03)
Tue 12 Jul 2005ME Burgess JJBurgess and SJ Burgess (trading as JJ Burgess & Sons) v Office of Fair Trading (1038/2/1/04)
Tue 12 Jul 2005ME Burgess JJBurgess and SJ Burgess (trading as JJ Burgess & Sons) v Office of Fair Trading (1044/2/1/04)
Mon 11 Jul 2005Aqua Resources Limited v Director General of Water Services (1050/2/4/05 )
Wed 06 Jul 2005ME Burgess JJBurgess and SJ Burgess (trading as JJ Burgess & Sons) v Office of Fair Trading (1037/2/1/04(IR))
Wed 29 Jun 2005Wanadoo UK plc (formerly Freeserve.com plc) v Office of Communications (1026/2/3/04)
Fri 20 May 2005Double Quick Supplyline Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1048/1/1/05)
Wed 18 May 2005British Telecommunications plc v Director General of Telecommunications (1018/3/3/03)
Wed 20 Apr 2005Richard W. Price (Roofing Contractors) Ltd v Office of Fair Trading (1033/1/1/04)
Wed 20 Apr 2005Apex Asphalt and Paving Co. Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1032/1/1/04)
Wed 20 Apr 2005New water access case at the Competition Appeal Tribunal
Fri 08 Apr 2005Pernod-Ricard SA and Campbell Distillers Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1017/2/1/03)
Wed 16 Feb 2005Deans Foods Limited v (1) Roche Products Limited (2) F Hoffman-La Roche AG (3) Aventis SA (1029/5/7/04)
Mon 18 Oct 2004Reckon: On Genzyme
Fri 30 Jul 2004Association of British Insurers v Office of Fair Trading (1036/1/1/04)
Wed 28 Jul 2004Powerbond Adhesives Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1039/1/1/04)
Tue 06 Jul 2004Association of British Insurers v Office of Fair Trading (1043/1/1/04 (IR))
Thu 10 Jun 2004Pernod Ricard and another v OFT [2004] CAT 10
Fri 14 May 2004Federation of Wholesale Distributors v Office of Fair Trading (1030/4/1/04)
Wed 28 Apr 2004IBA Health Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1023/4/1/03)
Fri 12 Dec 2003Institute of Independent Insurance Brokers v Director General of Fair Trading (1003/2/1/01)
Thu 16 Oct 2003Aquavitae (UK) Limited v Director General of Water Services (1012/2/3/03)
Wed 08 Oct 2003Freeserve.com PLC v Director General of Telecommunications (1007/2/3/02)
Thu 18 Sep 2003Aberdeen Journals v Director General of Fair Trading (1009/1/1/02)
Tue 05 Aug 2003Aquavitae v Ofwat (admissibility) [2003] CAT 17
Tue 06 May 2003Genzyme Limited v Office of Fair Trading (1013/1/1/03(IR))
Wed 05 Mar 2003Hasbro UK Limited v Director General of Fair Trading (1010/1/1/03)
Fri 02 Aug 2002BetterCare Group Limited v Director General of Fair Trading (1006/2/1/01)
Wed 08 May 2002Napp Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited and Subsidiaries v Director General of Fair Trading (1001/1/1/01)
Tue 19 Mar 2002Aberdeen Journals Limited v Director General of Fair Trading (1005/1/1/01)
Tue 29 Jan 2002Institute of Independent Insurance Brokers v Director General of Fair Trading (1002/2/1/01(IR))
Tue 29 Jan 2002Association of British Travel Agents Limited v Director General of Fair Trading (1004/2/1/01)
Tue 22 May 2001Napp Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited and Subsidiaries v Director General of Fair Trading - request for interim relief (1000/1/1/01(IR))

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