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.

Procurement fines imposed on the Police

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is currently bringing a claim before the court and requesting that the Police Authority should be ordered to pay a penalty/procurement fine in the amount of SEK 400,000 for having procured...

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...

Hällefors Municipality faces procurement fine

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is demanding that Hällefors Municipality pays SEK 190,000 in procurement fines for the illegal direct award of two contracts. The contracts concern carpentry and painting works on a building ...

Public supervision of procurements yields results

Press The majority of procuring authorities that has been subject of the Swedish Competition Authority’s supervisory decisions end up making changes to their routines. This is one of the findings of a Swedish Competition Authority...

Report with facts and figures on public procurement in English

The report "Facts and figures on public procurement. Statistics concerning procurements conducted during 2014" is now available in an English version. The report is a joint publication from the Swedish Competition Authority a...