Liberty Global commissioned Oxera to investigate the benefits of their investment in Europe. Oxera's report discusses the social benefits identified.
The energy and utilities sector – touches the lives of over 65 million customers and citizens in the UK each and every day, providing the essential services that enable nations, regions and communities to go about their business.
Oxera is delighted to provide its thoughts on the application of competition law to the water sector in England and Wales, in response to Ofwat’s consultation document on its draft guidance (as published in November 2016).
In this response to the comprehensive issues paper published by the Brexit Competition Law Working Group, Oxera provides an economic perspective on three major issues surrounding the impact of Brexit.
First Gas, a gas distribution network in New Zealand, asked Oxera to give evidence on regulatory finance issues to the New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC). In particular, First Gas asked Oxera to provide expert evidence in relation to the NZCC’s assessment of systematic risk for gas pipeline businesses in New Zealand, relative to electricity networks.
Following the vote on 23 June in favour of the UK leaving the EU, this note presents initial thoughts on some key areas where the outcome of the referendum vote may affect the water sector in England and Wales.
With the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) commencing its post-implementation review of the crowdfunding market, including both peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and equity-based crowdfunding, the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) asked Oxera to conduct an independent economic assessment of P2P lending.
Asset managers are responsible for managing assets for pensions, insurance and other long-term savings products. With over £5trn of assets under management in the UK, asset management makes up a large part of the capital markets.  Asset managers also generate significant net exports for the UK, as some £2.2trn of these assets are managed for overseas investors.