Our Research



It Rolls Down Hill

September 8, 2023
How Reddit abuses of its monopoly power to fuel vertical expansion.

The Bottleneck On Justice

July 19, 2023
What Do UK Mobile Contract Price Rises Tell Us About The Bottleneck On Justice? Following news coverage on the role of profits in driving UK inflation, including the telecoms price…

NAVgate In The Private REIT Space

June 20, 2023
Issues with Fund Valuations May Yield to Future Litigation.

Which US Bank Will Fail Next?

May 2, 2023
Fideres's academic expert publishes research showing which US banks would be unable to meet minimum regulatory capital requirements to cover un-booked losses, which amount to $877bn.

Hello? Is Ofcom There?

April 19, 2023
Key Points Fideres’s original investigation uncovers anticompetitive and discriminatory overcharge by UK landline providers - which Ofcom has overlooked since at least 2018. Fideres has notified Ofcom of this potential…

Specs for SPACs

March 6, 2023
Key Points SPAC IPOs have boomed since 2020, accounting for over half of all IPOs in the US in 2020 and 2021 while often circumventing rigorous due diligence required for…

More Than Poultry Profits

December 14, 2022
Fideres research shows that the market appears to be plagued by a monopolist, exploiting a dominant position to increase prices and reduce output.

Money Down The Drain, Raw Sewage On The Beach

November 15, 2022
Raw sewage spills by UK Water Companies amount to an abuse their dominant position as regulated monopolies, UK households could be entitled to compensation.

Do Event Studies Catch COVID-19?

November 4, 2022
Key Points The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a persistent increase in market-wide volatility. Periods of high volatility can greatly affect commonly accepted assumptions used in event studies and market efficiency…

Class Actions: An Arbitrary Arrest

September 27, 2022
Arbitration clauses limit consumers' ability to pursue collective actions.

FedEx And UPS: Who’s Got The Better Package?

July 14, 2022
FedEx and UPS general rate increases: Collusion or conscious parallelism? Fideres investigates competition issues in the United States courier market.

Weigh Your Options Carefully

June 28, 2022
Fideres discusses the importance of implied volatility in securities litigation involving options.

The Price Of Knowledge

April 28, 2022
Fideres investigates competition issues in academic journal markets.

Better Than Average

November 16, 2021
Can courts rely on benchmark figures for cartel overcharges?

The Antitrust Case Against The Loyalty Penalty

September 24, 2021
Defining markets for loyal customers.

Was The UK Vaccine Rollout Discriminatory?

August 24, 2021
No - It was the picture of fairness.

An Epic Judgement

August 16, 2021
Economic review of the Epic v. Apple landmark case.

He’s Making A List, And Checking It Twice

August 13, 2021
Who's been naughty and nice in 2021?

COVID-19 Travel Tests Investigation

July 31, 2021
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Can Algorithms Discriminate?

June 25, 2021
Fideres investigates algorithmic mortgage discrimination in the US.

UK Mobile Contract Prices Investigation

June 18, 2021
Fideres identifies suspicious parallel price increases by all major UK mobile network operators.

Pre-Arranged Bids On Prepaid Cards

April 12, 2021
Assessing the impact of the cartel allegations.

Marching Backwards

July 1, 2020
The emerging pro-defendant class action landscape.

ETFs: Small Fees, Big Issues

June 20, 2020
Inefficiencies and potential competition issues.

Storm Clouds Over The CLO Market

March 26, 2020
Fideres analyses the potential impact of Covid-19 on the CLO market.

Title Insurance: Excessive Premiums

March 20, 2020
A lack of competition in the title insurance market in unregulated US states.

Putting A Price On Consumer Data

March 3, 2020
Damage estimation in data breach litigation.

Underwriting In US Bond Markets

January 16, 2020
Why the status quo poses risks to competition.

Fideres’s Christmas Investigation

December 16, 2019
Travel price discrimination.

Market Power In The Ivory Tower

December 2, 2019
Evidence of collusive behaviour in academic publishing.