1. Mergers and the public interest: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

    On 16 October 2018, John Fingleton delivered a paper on the public interest test in mergers, focusing on the government’s consultation into expanding its powers to intervene on national security grounds. Our paper argues that the existing public interest tests – on the grounds of media quality and plurality, financial stability and the current national […]

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    Open Energy – report published by Federation of Small Business

    In 2018, the Federation of Small Business commissioned Fingleton Associates to undertake a report into the use of open APIs and other open data standards in the energy sector, with a particular focus on the SME energy market. Our report argues that smart meters will substantially increase the volume of data available, but that the […]

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  3. Regulation of P2P networks

    The Journal of European Competition Law & Practice has published an Economists’ Note written by John Fingleton and David Stallibrass on Peer to Peer businesses and regulation. The note argues that P2P businesses often create value by solving many of the market failures that traditional regulation was designed to correct. As a consequence, regulators should have […]

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  4. BBC Fair Trading Policy Review – report published by the BBC Trust

    As part of its review of the BBC Fair Trading Policy, the BBC Trust commissioned Fingleton Associates to undertake an independent assessment of the BBC’s Fair Trading Policy and Framework. Today it has published our report alongside a consultation document setting out proposed changes to the Policy. The BBC’s Fair Trading Obligation Due to its […]

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