Make it easier to compare and change animal insurance

Press Demand for veterinary care has increased substantially in recent years. Better possibilities for comparing animal insurance could lead to holding down costs for animal owners. That is indicated in a new report from the Swedis...

Malmö carried out new unlawful direct procurements

Press Malmö Municipality is to be required to pay SEK 1.2 million in procurement fines because according to the Swedish Competition Authority, it purchased IT services without following the procurement regulations.

Swedish Match has not abused its dominance

Press In its judgement June 29, 2018, the Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal has overturned the Swedish Patent and Market Court’s judgment and found, contrary to what the Swedish Competition Authority had argued in the case,...

Many competition problems can be swiftly resolved

Press Many municipalities and public authorities have altered their working methods after the Swedish Competition Authority has launched an investigation regarding possible breaches of the rules on anti-competitive sales activities...

Annual grants for Research about Procurement Processes and Competition

Press Among the projects for which the Swedish Competition Authority has awarded this year’s research grants are the impact of accounting on procurement regulations and the latest methods for tracking public procurement cartels. Mo...

Price not always the most important thing for the consumer

Press Where food originates and health trends are decisive factors in what food consumers buy. Consumers place a high value on Swedish produce, although competition from imported food remains high. These are the conclusions of a...

Södertälje’s award of a concession contract was not permissible

Press Södertälje Municipality awarded the contract for the operation of the guest harbour in Södertälje without first publishing a contract notice. According to the Swedish Competition Authority, which is the supervisory body of th...

Örebro University is required to pay procurement fines

Press According to the Swedish Competition Authority, Örebro University has made an illegal direct award of consulting services. Therefore, the Swedish Competition Authority is going to court with the demand that the university pay...