Design, construction and fit-out services (50481) [Archived]
Design, construction and fit-out services (50481) [Archived]

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  • Design, construction and fit-out services (50481) [Archived]
  • Case facts
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ARCHIVED—this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the announcement of director disqualification undertakings of 31 July 2019; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline CMA Article 101 TFEU/Chapter I investigation into alleged price-fixing in the market for the supply of design, construction and fit-out services in the UK (Case 50481).

Latest developments On 7 October 2019, 14 November 2019 and December 2019, the High Court issued orders confirming that Mr Aki Stamatis and Mr Sion Davies had been granted permission to continue to act as directors (subject to strict conditions) in the particular circumstances of this case. The two disqualified directors may take part in the management of certain companies within the Fourfront Group during their term of disqualification, but may not take on the directorship of any other company.

Parties • Area Sq Limited, Cube Interior Solutions Limited, Fourfront Group Limited, Fourfront Holdings Limited (collectively know as ‘Fourfront’). Fourfront, based in London, is a leading UK commercial design and fit-out specialist.

• Loop Interiors Limited, Loop Interiors London LLP (collectively know as ‘Loop’). Loop, based