Economic Insight sponsors the Law Society’s Competition Section 2017 formal annual dinner and Horsfall-Turner essay prize award ceremony. The event takes places on 22 November 2017 in London and the keynote speaker is Professor Carl Baudenbacher, President of the EFTA Court.
Economic Insight sponsors Utility Week Congress 2017. Today, our Director, Sam Williams, addressed the conference on the challenges of regulatory approaches to outcomes and customer engagement. The conference gathers industry stakeholders and experts who discuss the key developments in the utilities sector and is being held in Birmingham on 11 and 12 October 2017.
Legal Week have announced the finalists for the 2017 British Legal Awards. Economic Insight is delighted to be nominated within the Competition Team of the Year category, as part of the TupperS Law team that acted on behalf of Socrates Training in the first ever fast track case to be heard at the CAT. Winners…
The Global Competition Review (GCR) has published James Harvey’s overview on key competition economics issues in the UK. This includes an overview on behavioural trials recommended by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and considerations on interest claims in litigation. The article can be downloaded from the publications section of this website.
Today, the European Commission (EC) announced that it has fined Scania €880m for participating in a price-fixing cartel for 14 years between 1997 and 2011. Five other truck manufacturers settled with the EC 14 months ago. Economic Insight has been hired by a number of major buyers to help quantify the damage caused by the…
Ofcom has published a report by Economic Insight on the consumer welfare effects of potential reforms to the mobile switching process in the UK. The report, commissioned by Three Mobile, shows that total consumer welfare could be harmed if, under proposed reforms, losing providers can contact customers with ‘reactive save’ offers. Instead, our work suggests…
Today, Madeleine Matos, a Consultant at Economic Insight, shared our findings on the value of different workplace rewards at the Office of Manpower Economics’ (OME) conference on public sector pay. The OME commissioned us to undertake a detailed review into the relative value of workplace rewards.
The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Competition Litigation 2018 has published an article by our Director James Harvey, looking at four practical competition litigation issues to keep an eye on in 2018. The article can be downloaded from the publications section of this website.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has asked Economic Insight to develop typologies of ‘non-market impacts’ arising from investment in R&D in innovation sectors in the UK. Our research includes undertaking a comprehensive review of the existing academic literature – and subsequently advising BEIS on how non-market impacts might vary by sector.
Hutchison 3G (Three Mobile) has asked Economic Insight to conduct an analysis of potential reforms to the consumer switching process for mobile in the UK. We are developing an experimental economics approach to test how reforms might impact likely consumer engagement, and competitive intensity, in the market.