Oxera advises VodafoneZiggo, leading to a successful appeal of the 2018 decision by the ACM in the Dutch broadband market, which means that both KPN and VodafoneZiggo are no longer obliged by regulation to open up their networks to competitors. The CBb cited Oxera’s ‘game theory’ analysis in reaching its decision.
Oxera is committed to protecting the welfare of our colleagues, our clients, and the communities in which we live. Behaving responsibly is at the core of everything we do, and at the core of our relationships; that’s why we’ve taken important measures to protect the people we work with and to help prevent the spread
In August, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) began an investigation into the acquisition by Bottomline Technologies of the Experian Payment Gateway (EPG) business. Following an-depth review, the CMA has fully cleared the merger without the need for divesture or other commitments from Bottomline. Oxera advised Bottomline Technologies during the CMA’s review of its
The General Court has annulled the European Commission’s decision that Valencia Club de Fútbol (Valencia CF) received over €20m in unlawful state aid. Oxera undertook the financial analysis that supported Valencia CF’s appeal to the General Court, and which underpinned the annulment of the European Commission’s decision. In 2016, the European Commission concluded that Spain
We are delighted to announce that Orlando Milford has become a Principal. Orlando started working with Oxera in September 2015, and has since dedicated his efforts to improving our technology infrastructure. He has been key in implementing and driving value from our investment in NetSuite. Orlando will be leading the IT team, focusing on improving
Oxera Partner Dr Barbara Veronese provided economic advice to INWIT on the transaction with Vodafone. The arrangement sees INWIT become the second-largest independent towers operator in Europe while preserving effective competition in the Italian market.
Oxera Partner Sahar Shamsi is today at the Utility Week Investor Summit 2020 to discuss the legitimacy challenge to current regulation, the regulatory response, and whether more fundamental change is required to accommodate technological and market change in regulated sectors.
Ofwat’s review of its price regulation for water companies has led to the companies appealing its decisions. They are basing their defence on a range of key points. Ofwat is the independent economic regulator for water and sewerage services in England and Wales. It regulates the prices and service packages that customers receive. The
Congratulations to Oxera Partner Dr Min Shi, who has been awarded a Lexology Client Choice Award 2020. Min has been recognised by clients for her exceptional work that continues to make an impact and add value. This year, Lexology expanded its process to include recommendations for consulting experts in a range of fields. Recommendations from
Oxera carried out a sensitivity analysis on the business case for HS2 on behalf of the Oakervee Review, an independent report commissioned by the UK government. HS2 is a high-speed rail project intended to connect London to Birmingham and Crewe, and, in a potential second phase, onwards to both Manchester and Leeds. The government’s