The Federal Ministry for Economy and Technology (BMWi) has retained Frontier (Europe) to develop and evaluate possible structural options for the German electricity transmission grid.
The UK Competition Commission (CC) is to investigate the proposed merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster.
The UK Department for Transport consultation on possible reforms to the framework for the economic regulation of airports has closed today.
There is a strong interest among policy makers and regulators about how to create the appropriate incentives for telecommunications operators to invest in next generation access technologies whilst maintaining the benefits from competition.
Following a three month investigation, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that it would not oppose the proposed merger of Australian mobile operators Vodafone and Hutchison.
Frontier continues to be ranked as one of the top places to work in the UK.
The UK Government has published a consultation on a range of implementation issues associated with its intention to mandate the roll out of smart electricity and gas meters to all households.
Today, the online magazine for global competition policy (GCP) published an article written by David Parker, a manager in Frontier’s competition practice.
Competition in gas supply markets leads to increasing choice for buyers and to increasing liquidity in gas wholesale markets in North-West Europe.
The Cave Review of competition and innovation in water markets has published its final report, recommending that the Government introduces legislation to enable all large non-households users (over 1.5 million in England and 110,000 in Wales) to choose their water and sewerage retailer for the first time.
A decision on a tax dispute between HMRC and DSG International has been published by specialist tax tribunal the Special Commissioners.
The National Health Service (NHS) Constitution has placed a patient’s right to choose at the heart of healthcare provision.
The UK Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) has published its judgment on the price control matters in appeals brought against Ofcom by Hutchison 3G (H3G) and BT over mobile call termination rates.
HM Treasury announced that firms may spread this year’s inflation increase to business rates over the next three years.
The Competition Commission (CC) has recently orded BAA to sell three airports including Gatwick.
The European Parliament and the Czech EU Presidency reached a long-awaited agreement on the third energy package consisting of a reform of the Gas and Electricity Directives and the corresponding EU regulations.
Ofcom has published responses to its second consultation on a new pricing framework for Openreach – the organisation created by BT to manage its access network on an arm’s length basis.
The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) has published a Frontier (Europe) report examining the impact of further education colleges’ capital expenditure on their performance.
This year, Frontier is celebrating its 10th anniversary. While many things have changed since we started out, the insight that economic thinking can bring to a diverse range of subjects has not.
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has today published its judgment on Tesco’s appeal against a ‘competition test’ in the planning system, as proposed by the Competition Commission (CC) in its Groceries Inquiry.