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Our work sometimes makes the news

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.

We also welcome opportunities to speak with and assist the media – both in connection with our work and on the wide range of topics that our expertise covers.

Should you wish to speak to Frontier about any media related matter or to seek our input into a particular news story, please contact Andrew Leicester at or call +44 (0) 20 7031 7000.

  1. CMA clears radioactive tracer merger

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) today cleared the acquisition by Alliance Medical Group Limited (AM) of IBA Molecular UK Limited (IBA).

  2. Ofcom revises proposal on licence fees for mobile spectrum

    The UK communications regulator Ofcom today published a second consultation on changes to the annual licence fees (ALFs) charged for mobile spectrum.

  3. Bundesnetzagentur publishes efficiency scores of gas grid operators

    The German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur, BNetzA) today published the efficiency scores of gas transmission and distribution companies for the second “incentive regulation” period, which runs from 2013 to 2017

  4. IPB publishes interim report on audit of legacy workplace pension schemes

    The Independent Project Board (IPB) today published an interim report setting out its progress to date on the audit of charges and benefits in legacy defined contribution (DC) workplace pension schemes.

  5. Germany not in need of capacity mechanisms, but power market reforms required

    The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs today published two reports by Frontier (Europe) on the design of the German electricity market and potential options for its reform.

  6. CMA publishes issues statement as part of investigation into GB energy market

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) today published the issues statement for its investigation into the GB energy market

  7. European Commission authorises British electricity capacity market

    The European Commission (EC) today concluded that the proposed British electricity capacity market does not violate EU state aid rules

  8. BIS publishes Frontier report on the returns to investment in science and innovation

    The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) today published a report by Frontier (Europe) which examines the returns to investment in science and innovation.

  9. UK banks face full competition investigation

    The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) today provisionally decided to launch “a joined-up in-depth market investigation into the markets for personal current accounts and SME banking”.

  10. Gus O’Donnell elected Honorary Fellow of the British Academy

    Gus O’Donnell, Chairman of Frontier (Europe), was today elected an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy (FBA).