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We are involved in some of the most interesting, topical and high profile issues in the world of business and economics. Most of our work is confidential for clients, but sometimes we can share it.
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In a bulletin published today, Frontier (Europe) has analysed historical data to consider how rare FA Cup upsets really are, and asks whether changes could be made to the tournament’s design to add to the excitement by making such match-ups more likely.
There has been considerable interest and debate over what has happened to mobile prices and consumer welfare in Austria since Hutchison and Orange merged their operations in late 2012. In a new briefing published today, Frontier (Europe) sets out what can be said with confidence given the data that is currently available.
The UK Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has today published an updated issues statement as part of its investigation into the personal current account and small and medium-sized enterprise retail banking sectors.
The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (Eidgenössisches Institut für Geistiges Eigentum, “IGE”) has today published a report by Frontier (Europe) and Polynomics which reviews the existing patent system in Switzerland and identifies options for reform.
Frontier (Europe) is pleased to announce that Professor Volker Nocke will be joining as an academic associate in the competition practice. Professor Nocke is Economics Professor at the University of Mannheim, holding the Chair in Microeconomics since September 2009. He is a member of the European Commission’s Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy (EAGCP), member of the Council of the European Economic Association, member of the Executive and Steering Committees of the Association of Competition Economics (ACE), and Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory.
Has the political consensus on competition broken down? UK Governments of all complexions have used the private sector to deliver some public services, including in the NHS. And in 2010, when Frontier produced a report for the Office of Fair Trading on the subject, all the main parties were committed to furthering competition and choice in the public sector. In the third of our election bulletins, we ask: how has the debate developed since?
The European Union (EU) today concluded its 10th round of Free Trade Area (FTA) negotiations with Japan, having also concluded its 9th round of negotiations with the United States on the 24th of April.