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BMW tells appeal court UK antitrust fine over information request is unlawful

By Simon Zekaria
  • 26 Jan 2023 18:48
  • 26 Jan 2023 18:48
Carmaker BMW told a judge today that a fine imposed by the UK's competition watchdog last month for not complying with an information request in a vehicle-recycling antitrust probe was unlawful.

On Dec. 6, the Competition and Markets Authority fined BMW AG — the carmaker's main corporate entity, based in Germany — 30,000 pounds

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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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