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BMW, VW lawfully forced to comply with probe information requests, UK CMA tells appeal court

By Simon Zekaria
  • 01 Nov 2023 17:07
  • 01 Nov 2023 17:07
BMW and Volkswagen were lawfully forced by the UK competition regulator to comply with information requests in a vehicle-recycling antitrust probe, the watchdog told UK appeal court judges today, as it challenged an earlier antitrust ruling that enforcers exceeded their statutory powers.
The matter has “enormous practical significance” for the

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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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