Professional Activities

Morten has acted as an advisor to the Office of Fair Trading, the Department of Constitutional Affairs (now Ministry of Justice) and the UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom.

As a member of the Centre for Competition Policy, he has responded to numerous public consultations listed below. Details can be downloaded from CCP's website at http://competitionpolicy.ac.uk/publications.

  • Hviid M & Waddams C response to Financial Conduct Authority: Fair Pricing in Financial Services (Part 2: Defining Price Discrimniation and Informational Requirements for Enforcement), January 2019
  • Deller D, Hviid M & Waddams C response to Competition and Markets Authority: 'Loyalty penalty' super-complaint, October 2018
  • Deller D, Harker M, Hviid M, Lam W, Mc Cullagh K, Ormosi P, Peyer S, Reader D, Waddams C response to BEIS: Modernising Consumer Markets - Green Paper,A, July 2018
  • Lu L, Deller D & Hviid M responded to Thames Water: Consultation on Water Resources Management Plan 2019, April 2018
  • David Deller, Elizabeth Errington, Amelia Fletcher, Morten Hviid, David Reader & Catherine Waddams response to BEIS Committee: Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill inquiry, December 2017
  • David Deller, Morten Hviid & Catherine Waddams response to Ofcom: Helping consumers to engage in communications markets - Call for inputs, August 2017
  • David Deller, Elizabeth Errington, Morten Hviid & Catherine Waddams response to House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs: The Economics of UK Energy Policy, September 2016
  • David Deller and Morten Hviid response to Ofwat: Costs and benefits of introducing competition to residential customers in England - emerging findings, August 2016.
  • Morten Hviid response to Ofcom: Automatic Compensation - call for inputs, July 2016
  • Morten Hviid, Bruce Lyons, Sebastian Peyer and Andreas Stephan response to Department for Business Innovation & Skills: Options to Refine the UK Competition Regime – A Consultation, June 2016
  • David Deller, Morten Hviid and Catherine Waddams response to Competition and Markets Authority: Energy market investigation – Provisional decision on remedies, April 2016
  • David Deller and Morten Hviid response to Ofwat: Review of retail household markets in the water and wastewater sector – Call for evidence, February 2016
  • Catherine Waddams, Morten Hviid and David Deller response to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Switching Principles - Call for Evidence, December 2015  
  • Catherine Waddams, Morten Hviid and David Deller response to CMA Energy Market Investigation - Notice of Possible Remedies, August 2015  
  • David Deller, Morten Hviid and Catherine Waddams response to the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee 'Energy Price Comparison Websites Inquiry', January 2015
  • David Deller, Morten Hviid and Catherine Waddams response to Ofgem 'Treatment of white label providers in the domestic retail market'. November 2014
  • David Deller and Morten Hviid response to Prudential Regulation Authority/Financial Conduct Authority 'Strengthening the alignment of risk and reward - new remuneration rules'. October 2014
  • Michael Harker, Morten Hviid, Antje Kreutzmann-Gallasch and Catherine Waddams response to BIS Select Committee 'Competition for UK postal sector and the universal service obligation', October 2014.
  • Morten Hviid, Franco Marriuzzo and Catherine Waddams response to HM Treasury 'Minimum Excise Tax', October 2014.
  • David Deller, Morten Hviid and Antje Kreutzmann-Gallasch response to Ofcom 'Comsumer Switchin - Next Stepts and Call for Inputs', October 2014.
  • David Deller, Morten Hviid, Catherine Waddams and Minyan Zhu response to CMA 'Energy Market Investigation - Statement of Issues', August 2014.
  • Morten Hviid, Despoina Mantzari and Catherine Waddams response to Ofgem, 'Consultation on a proposal to make a market investigation reference in respect of the supply and acquisition of energy in Great Britain', May 2014.
  • David Deller, Morten Hviid, Joo Young Jeon, Despoina Mantzari, Catherine Waddams and Minyan Zhu response to Ofgem, 'Protecting Consumers in collective switching schemes', April 2014.
  • Morten Hviid, Bruce Lyons and Andreas Stephan response to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) consultation document: "Vision, values and strategy for the CMA," November 2013
  • Morten Hviid, Bruce Lyons, Andreas Stephan and Catherine Waddams response to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, "Streamlining Regulatory and Competition Appeals: Consultation on Options for Reform. September 2013
  • Morten Hviid and Sebastian Peyer response to Government's Draft Consumer Rights Bill, August 2013
  • Farasat Bokhari, Charlotte Davies, Steve Davies, Sven Gallasch, Mary Guy, Rob Heywood and Morten Hviid response to Monitor consultations, June 2013
  • Morten Hviid response to Department of Business, Innovation & Skills: Pub companies and tenants: a government consultation, April 2013
  • Morten Hviid and Catherine Waddams response to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills - BIS consultation on extending the range of remedies available to public enforcers of consumer law. January 2013.
  • Morten Hviid and Pinar Akman response to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills document "Consultation on the early implementation of a ban on above cost payment surcharges", October 2012
  • Response to BIS consultation on ‘Private actions in competition law: A consultation on Options for Reform’ (with Bruce Lyons, Sebastian Peyer and Duncan Sheehan), July 2012.
  • Response to Ofcom consultation 'Consumer Switching - A consultation on proposals to change the process for switching fixed voice and broadband providers on the openreach copper network (with Daithi Mac Sithigh), May 2012.
  • Response to Ofgem consultation 'The Undue Discrimination Prohibition' (with Catherine Waddams), April 2012.
  • Response to Ofgem consultation 'The Retail Market Review: Domestic Proposals' (with Graham Loomes and Catherine Waddams), February 2012
  • Response to OFT consultation on 'Leniency and Penalties' (with Anna Rita Bennato, Bruce Lyons, Peter Ormosi, Sebastian Peyer, Andreas Stephan, Scott Summers and Frederick Wandschneider), December 2011.
  • Written Evidence Submitted to the Health Select Committee Social Care inquiry (with Ruth Hancock, Marcello Morciano, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Derek King, Juliette Malley, Linda Pickard, Raphael Wittenberg), October 2011.
  • Response to BIS consultation "A Competition Regime for Growth: A Consultation on Options for Reform" (with Pinar Akman, Bruce Lyons, Andreas Stephan and Catherine Waddams), September 2011
  • Response to Ofgem consultation 'The Retail Market Review - Findings and Initial Proposals (RMR), June 2011, (with Catherine Ball, Graham Loomes and Catherine Waddams)
  • Response to EC consultation 'Towards a Coherent European Approach to Collective Redress' (with Sebastian Peyer), April 2011.
  • Responses to Responses to ‘Objections to the Hong Kong Competition Bill’ (with Andreas Stephan and Catherine Waddams), February 2011.
  • Response to MoJ consultation ‘Controlling costs in defamation proceedings CP4/09’ (with Alastair Mullis), April 2009.
  • Response to EC White Paper on Damages actions for breach of the EC antitrust rules, July 2008

External Activities

Morten has contributed both CCP’s blog and various newsletters aimed as a broader readership.

CCP Blogs:

  • Does Every Little Supermarket Price Guarantee Help? November 22, 2013
  • Do Pub Tenants need a Special Regulator to Adjudicate Contracts with Pub Owners? January 15, 2013
  • Cardiff Bus: Exemplary Damages in Follow-on Cases, July 23, 2012.
  • Supermarket Price Guarantees - and then there were three, 14 October 2011
  • Who should pay for competition law enforcement? 23 May 2011.
  • What signal is Tesco giving by withdrawing ‘double the difference’?, April 29, 2011Why Private Enforcement should be Reformed alongside Public Enforcement, 3 May 2011.
  • The End to Competition Between Major UK Supermarkets?, 14 May 2010

Newsletter articles

  • What's so wrong with Retail Price MFNs? Amelia Fletcher and Morten Hviid CCP Bulletin 26, November 2013
  • Healthy choice?, ESRC Magazine: Britain in 2014, September 2013
  • Private enforcement of predation cases, CCP Bulletin 23, November 2012
  • Demand for Healthcare, CCP Bulletin 22, May 2012
  • Procurement by dominant buyers, CCP newsletter 21, May 2011
  • Competition and Fairness: Non-discrimination clauses in the retail energy sector (with Catherine Waddams Price), CCP newsletter 19, May 2010.
  • Who benefits from price guarantees, ESRC Magazine: Britain in 2010, p. 81.
  • Promises, promises, CCP newsletter 18, November 2009.
  • Too good to be true, CCP newsletter 16, February 2008
  • Helping those that help themselves? The benefits of active customers, (with Luke Garrod), Agenda, Oxera, August 2008
  • The Benefits of Active Consumers (with Luke Garrod), CCP newsletter 15, November 2008
  • The Aims of Private Enforcement of Competition Law, CCP newsletter 11, November 2006
  • Money off for bad behaviour, (with Andreas Stephan), CCP newsletter 9, November 2005
  • The Ryanair State Aid Case, CCP newsletter 6, May 2004
  • Watching Pricewatch, CCP newsletter 3, September 2002
  • Private Enforcement of Competition Law, CCP Newsletter 2, Winter 2001/2002.

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