External speakers

Gareth Shier

Senior Consultant, Oxera

Gareth specialises in competition, telecoms and media. He has advised clients from numerous sectors on a range of competition issues, including merger proceedings, abuse of dominance, collusion and vertical restraints. His experience includes cases before the European Commission, national regulators and the US FTC, covering sectors such as telecoms, broadcasting, airlines, energy, pharmaceuticals, FMCG, post and freight.

His telecoms and media experience includes advising a range of international clients, as well as regulatory authorities, on a variety of competition, regulation and commercial matters. These include mergers, regulatory impact assessments, wholesale-must-offer obligations, international pay-TV performance benchmarking, Next Generation Access pricing, copyright exceptions and content licensing.