UK Antitrust Watchdog Bans 3 Directors For Rigging Bids

Law360, London (May 13, 2019, 1:17 PM BST) -- Britain’s competition watchdog has banned three former directors of office fit-out businesses from running companies after it found they were involved in rigging the price of approximately £19 million ($25 million) in bids as part of a criminal cartel.

The Competition and Markets Authority said it has disqualified Robb Simms-Davies, a former director of three companies that are part of the Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. group, for five years. The agency also hit Trevor Hall and Oliver Hammond, ex-directors of companies in the Fourfront Group Ltd., with bans of two years and six months and two years respectively.

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