Packaging company DS Smith won't be allowed to give evidence in the opening stage of a private antitrust damages trial brought by Ryder and Dawsongroup against truckmakers including MAN and DAF over a years-long cartel, a UK judge has said. The UK's specialized antitrust court in London heard the first of
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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.