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Comment: Strident’s strikeout alerts fast-track litigants to early lawsuit knockout risk

By Simon Zekaria
  • 23 Apr 2020 04:51
  • 23 Apr 2020 04:51
Strident Publishing’s defeat at the UK’s antitrust court will make other potential fast-track applicants think carefully before filing a claim.
The ruling in Edinburgh is a reminder that the hurdles they face — not least of which is meeting the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s criteria for the hearing — include potentially facing

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

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.

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