Different prices for the same pharmaceuticals

Press The price paid for identical pharmaceutical products often varies by 6 to 9 percent between county councils. The fact that there are relatively large spreads in prices for entirely homogeneous products suggests that more...

Procurement fine imposed on Västerås

Press Västerås municpality has procured online TV services without advertising the deal first. The Swedish Competition Authority is currently bringing a claim before the court demanding that the municipality should be ordered to pa...

Judgment on sign fee for taxis at Arlanda

Press In a judgment by Stockholm City Court, the sign fee that Swedavia charged taxi companies has been deemed a problem both for consumers and the competition. Despite this, the court has not ordered the payment of an administrati...

Research grants for competition and procurement

Press How providing state aid to businesses affects competition, confidence in independent competition authorities and whether consumer complaints can regulate competition. These are some of the new areas that receive research gran...

Guidance for private companies and public entities in competition with each other

Do you run a business and believe that you are subject to unfair competition from a public entity? Or maybe you work for a public company and are unsure about whether or not the sales operation you conduct is actually...

The Swedish Competition Authority appeals a judgment on anti-competitive agreements

Press Excessively long competition clauses between competing companies have no other purpose than to prevent competition. This is the viewpoint of Stockholm City Court in a judgment concerning three removal companies. The Swedish...

Sigtuna is criticised for incorrect consultancy agreements

Press Sigtuna Municipality has on sixteen occasions purchased consulting services without advertising the procurements before contract signing. The Competition Authority is now directing sharp criticism against the municipality.

Investigation led to clarification of Onlinepizza’s agreement

Press With the food ordering platform Onlinepizza changing its partnership agreement and clarifying how affiliated restaurants can also be affiliated to competing platforms, the Swedish Competition Authority has now closed its...