We advise regulators and companies on how best to introduce, implement and adapt to regulatory frameworks. Our team has a long history of moving regulatory debates forward, from the early price control reviews post-privatisation in the UK, to the introduction of new regimes in the developing world. We have advised clients in many regulatory reviews and supported clients in appeal cases.
We are experts in behavioural economics, in regulatory and commercial contexts, and well-versed in the significant benefits it brings to regulated markets. Changing behaviour requires a detailed understanding of the links between outcomes (market shares), specific market player behaviours (switching), drivers of those behaviours (economic or psychological), and the levers that move those drivers.
For all clients, we provide first-hand and detailed understanding of best practice regulation and we appreciate the importance of the wider context in which regulatory frameworks develop. Our expertise in the economics of regulation (on which we have published widely) combines with our unrivalled experience working within regulatory frameworks throughout Europe.
We bring in-depth knowledge of regulation in many different sectors: the ‘utility’ industries of energy, water and telecommunications, transport, financial services, healthcare and pharmaceuticals.
With the passage of the Brexit bill opening the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger formal negotiations for the UK’s exit from the European Union, Frontier Economics has today published a compendium of bulletins exploring the choices and challenges now facing the UK and its European neighbours.
The Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) in the Netherlands has today published its regulatory decision setting the annual revenues of Dutch gas transmission system operator Gasunie Transport Services (GTS) for the next regulatory period (2017-2021).