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UK director to argue against ban as he hadn't known his company was in a cartel, court papers show

By Simon Zekaria
  • 04 Jun 2020 11:56
  • 04 Jun 2020 11:56

A former real-estate agency director will tell a judge next week that the UK competition regulator's bid to bar him from running companies is unlawful as he had no knowledge of a price-fixing cartel, MLex has learned.

A four-day hearing from Monday at the High Court in London will be 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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