Market Regulation



Practical and innovative solutions to complex regulation issues.

Economic theory and quantitative analysis are imperative to understanding how regulatory policies affect businesses and why markets sometimes fail to promote efficiency, innovation and consumers welfare. Additionally, economic analysis is essential for designing and reforming regulatory institutions and understanding the implications of alternative regulatory structures.

We use economic theories of regulation and cutting-edge empirical methods to assist governments, regulators and regulated entities in dealing with a wide range of challenges arising in sectors under regulation, such as energy, telecommunications, media, water, healthcare and transportation.

Our clients value our in-depth knowledge of sector-specific regulation economics, our ability to provide innovative solutions to a wide range of complex issues arising from regulation, as well as the clarity and comprehensiveness of our expert advice and submissions.

We can help
  • Understand market failures
  • Identify companies having significant market power
  • Understand how regulation affects market structure and competition
  • Assess implications of regulation on investment incentives
  • Formulate regulatory strategies to maximise profits of regulated entities
  • Conduct competition impact assessments for alternative forms of regulation
  • Assess business compliance with regulatory provisions
  • Develop a position on regulatory issues and respond to consultations
  • Analyse the implications of regulatory framework amendments
  • Review price controls (e.g., access fees)
  • Analyse non-price regulatory provisions
  • Design and apply margin squeeze tests
  • Estimate the cost of capital (e.g., Weighted Average Cost of Capital – WACC)
  • Assist with appeals of regulatory decisions and settlements
  • Analyse the implications of current economic thinking in special regulatory issues

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