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
The Competition and Markets Authority, which today published the final report on its year-long market study into online platforms and digital advertising
A planned mass damages claim against UK train operators over fares won’t be derailed.
For drugmakers Pfizer and Flynn Pharma as well as the UK's antitrust authority, the holiday season may offer a brief diversion from a landmark UK court dispute that will dog them well into next year.
Scotland's principal arts funding agency is breaking antitrust rules with a key grant program and must be stopped, a Scottish publisher has urged judges in the latest test of fast-track procedures designed to give individuals and small businesses with competition-law grievances quick access to justice.
Google risks losing its secret “crown jewels." That was its stark message as it waits for a UK court ruling on whether it must hand over confidential information on key technology underpinning its search engine.