Market and Regulation Research

Creating a solid foundation for your business

Understanding the market, the relevant legislation and the sector specific regulations is vital to smooth the way to successful business development. Our experience tells us that this is an area that many businesses prefer to avoid, which can be a costly mistake.

At OBM we understand the importance of establishing market and regulatory insights at the earliest opportunity and we will work with

you to understand the market fully at the outset to help your organisation achieve future business success.

Market research

Our research for your market entry will include the current market size, its recent history, its likely potential, possible barriers to progress, demographics, competitor analysis, plus recommendations for distributors, agents and partners which we believe could offer you the best long-term


Regulation research

The UK and European markets can appear complicated to Japanese companies. Using our 25 year experience in country specific markets, we can conduct regulatory research on both EU policy and country specific legislation to provide insights to guide and grow your business. Similarly, for a UK or EU company who is interested in the Japanese market, we can provide research on the relevant Japanese regulation.

Sector specific research

We apply our expert knowledge in the energy, mobility and health industries according to your requirements to conduct sector-based research. Our rigorous, grassroots approach to insights development ensure no opportunities are left uncovered.

Research projects which we have produced include:-

  • SaaS (Software as a Service) providers which monitor mobility and consumption, aided by AI and data sciences
  • Opportunities and challenges faced by European major insurers when collaborating with FinTech/ Insur Tech start-ups
  • Artificial general intelligence with case studies in the U.K. and the U.S.
  • History of machine learning research in Canada and the U.S.
  • Startup incubators, accelerators and crowd finance comparison – in the US, UK and major countries in the EU
  • Financial services provided by mobile operators in Europe and Africa
  • Research on the mobile healthcare
  • Intellectual property strategies of major companies in Europe
  • Netherlands’ advanced farming and horticultural technologies and its know-how

Our research method

We conduct research by referring to various databases in English and in other languages such as French and German. We often carry our interviews to the government organisations, businesses and research institutions in order to capture information which are not open to public and also understand stories behind the scene.

If you would like to talk to us regarding market and regulation research, or if you would like to know any further information, please feel free to contact us.