REMA: Just rearranging the furniture, or rebuilding the whole house? 

REMA: Just rearranging the furniture, or rebuilding the whole house?

Why now?  At a first glance, the Government’s Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA) might look like a technical exercise, only of interest to energy geeks. However, once you dig under the surface, it becomes clear that the process could ultimately lead to the most significant set of reforms to the way we run the […]

Return to independents?

The Competition and Markets Authority has a lot on its plate. Brexit has increased its merger caseload; it is home to the new Digital Markets Unit; and it is in the midst of a debate about whether the competition policy framework is fit for purpose. It cannot help that it is also repeatedly asked to […]

What next in football broadcasting?

What next in football broadcasting?

We set out our views on what is a highly turbulent time for football clubs and sports broadcasters. After ten years of heavy investment in football rights, BT is considering selling a stake in BT Sport. Regardless of whether the historic investment has been a success, now is a challenging time for a sale. Any investment in football faces a complex mix of political, policy, regulatory and […]