Utility Regulation

This CPD-accredited training course will give you a comprehensive grounding in the principles of economic regulation.

Whether you are involved in writing regulatory submissions,developing regulatory strategy, or seeking to ensure compliance in a liberalising market, you will come away from this course with the understanding you need, combined with the latest practical applications.


Using Economics in Competition Cases

This CPD-accredited course will give you a comprehensive grounding in the use of economics in competition cases, and provide you with a practical toolkit to judge when and how competition is being distorted or restricted.

Whether you are a legal practitioner, an in-house lawyer faced with an inquiry, or a professional wishing to understand competition law risk, you will come away with the confidence to judge and rely on the economic arguments and evidence put forward in a case.


Utility Finance

This CPD-accredited training course will give you a comprehensive grounding in the financial aspects of economic regulation.

Whether you are involved in charge control reviews or trying to assess the impact of economic regulation on the value of your business, you will come away from this course with the understanding you need, combined with the latest practical applications.



European Post and Parcel Services

Delivery logistics are rapidly evolving – a continued decline in letter volumes is forcing a rethink about operations, new entrants are disrupting the industry with novel ideas, and established players are having to revise their strategies to maintain competitiveness. Business leaders across the continent are asking ‘what now’ and ‘where next?’

In 2017, European Post & Parcel Services will once again provide a forum for tackling these challenges head on. Continuing to bring together over 200 of the most senior executives working in delivery, the event will provide unrivalled knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities in Amsterdam from the 21st to the 23rd March. Oxera Principal, Nicole Robins, will speak at the conference. 

For further information and a full programme, please see here


Oxera-Diskussionsforum 2017: Hotspots im Europäischen Beihilferecht

Wir laden Sie herzlich ein zu unserem diesjährigen Diskussionsforum am Freitag, 31. März in Berlin. 


  • Gert-Jan Koopman (Europäische Kommission) und Prof. Dr. Joachim Erdmann (Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Verkehr) sprechen über die Prioritäten der EU-Kommission und aktuelle Entwicklungen im Beihilferecht.

  • Zwei Expertenrunden diskutieren Beihilfen im Energiebereich (insbesondere vor dem Hintergrund der Novellierung des EEG) und die Anwendung von Beihilferegeln im Steuerrecht (siehe Apple, Fiat und Starbucks).

  • Zwei Vorträge beleuchten die wachsende Bedeutung der ex-post-Evaluierung von Beihilfemaßnahmen

Das Diskussionsforum richtet sich an Anwaltskanzleien, Vertreter aus Industrie und Wissenschaft, sowie Wettbewerbsbehörden und -institutionen.

Die Teilnahme an dieser Veranstaltung ist kostenfrei.

Programm (Deutsch)

Programme (English)  



St Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF

Founded in 1994 by Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. h.c. Carl Baudenbacher, the St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF has firmly established itself as one of the leading events on competition law.

High-ranking speakers inform about and debate on the current trends in European and International Competition Law. The Forum is the annual meeting point for more than 200 participants from the practicing bar, the business world, public authorities, academia, and the judiciary. The two-day event distinguishes itself from other competition conferences not only by its quality and its reputation, but also by the “je ne sais quoi” of its supporting programme. 

Oxera Partner, Gunnar Niels, will speak on 'Sports, sports broadcasting and competition law.' For more information, and to see the full programme, please click here


The Brexit Lectures: UK energy post-Brexit

Following the vote to leave, the energy industry once again is facing an uncertain future. Change is on the horizon as the UK’s role in the Internal Energy Market, future state aid rules and a host of EU regulations are thrown into doubt.

In this lecture, leading figures from policy and industry will explore these doubts and the potential changes to energy policy post-Brexit and their implications for future investment. 

The lecture will be delivered by Philip Lowe, with respondents Dr Tony Cocker and Keith Anderson. 

It will take place at the Institute of Directors, London, after networking and refreshments beginning at 6.30 pm. For more information, please see this page.