Action brought to impose procurement fines on Mariestad

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has brought an action in court to impose a fine/procurement fine of SEK 730,000 on Mariestad Municipality. According to the Swedish Competition Authority, the Municipality is guilty of an...

Telia is not guilty of collusive tendering

Press Telia was not involved in illegal collaboration with its competitor Gothnet in a procurement carried out in Gothenburg in 2009. This is the ruling of the Patent and Market Court of Appeal.

Competition means making a choice

Press Competition in Sweden is functioning well, but there are some deficiencies, mainly in the construction industry and the banking sector. The report also contains descriptions of developments on several other markets, including...

Injunction to provide access to recycling stations

Press The Packaging and Newspaper Collection Service (FTI) must withdraw its notice of termination of an agreement on access to household recycling stations that the company has with competitor TMResponsibility, after a decision...

Knivsta Municipality is required to pay procurement fines

Knivsta Municipality kept placing orders after the Swedish Competition Authority had contacted the municipality and opened an investigation regarding illegal direct awarding. This is seen as an aggravating circumstance as the...

New powers to adopt prohibition decisions in merger cases

Director General Rikard Jermsten delivered a speech at the Nordic Compliance Summit on 30 January 2018 on the Swedish Competition Authority’s new powers to adopt prohibition decisions in merger cases. In the speech he outline...

Emmaboda censured for wrongful purchases

Press Emmaboda municipality purchased construction consultancy services without following procurement rules. The Swedish Competition Authority is now censuring the municipality in a supervisory decision.

English translation of the Swedish Procurement Law

The Swedish Competition Authority has pulished an English translation of the Swedish Procurement Law.