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Telefónica, Deutsche Telekom urge UK court to keep execs' messages off limits for disclosure in Phones4U suit

By Simon Zekaria
  • 19 Jan 2021 11:59
  • 20 Jan 2021 10:56
Telefónica and Deutsche Telekom told UK judges today that their telecom executives’ personal devices and communications should be kept off limits for disclosure in a lawsuit by Phones4U administrators over alleged anticompetitive collusion.

Telefónica and Deutsche Telekom are two of a clutch of telecom operators appearing at a two-day hearing at London’s Court

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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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