Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.
Selected Insights by Simon
Would-be foreign investors into UK companies have seen the government this week lay out a regime for screening deals under national-security grounds that is so far-ranging.
The UK government's draft laws to change parts of the divorce agreement with the EU would waive its obligations to keep Northern Ireland under EU state aid rules.
Huawei must accept a single global license for mobile-phone patents held by Unwired Planet.
Allianz Global Investors & other fund managers scored a win, as a UK judge agreed to their request to re-plead an antitrust lawsuit.
The Competition and Markets Authority, which today published the final report on its year-long market study into online platforms and digital advertising