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CMA disqualifies director for breach of competition law

January 2017
James Hutchinson

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has used its powers for the first time under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 to disqualify a director for breach of competition law.

The disqualification follows the CMA’s decision that Trod Ltd breached competition law by agreeing with one of its competing online sellers that they would not undercut each other’s prices for posters and frames sold on Amazon.

James Hutchinson discusses this decision and provides an insight in to the legal issues that businesses need to consider when dealing with competitors.

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