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Liability for penalty: Company cannot seek indemnity from directors for penalty imposed under competition legislation

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In Safeway Stores Ltd and others v Twigger and others [2010] EWCA Civ 1472 CA, the Court of Appeal struck out a supermarket's claim to recover the costs of a penalty for breach of the Competition Act 1998 from the directors and employees responsible for the infringement.