The Swedish Competition Authority's investigations in the hotel market continue

The Competition Authority is currently examining competition problems in the hotel sector and invited market stakeholders to submit their views in December.

Smarter purchasing through early dialogue

Press There is a need for better dialogue between public purchasers and suppliers, claim the Swedish Competition Authority, the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, SALAR, as well as Teknikföretagen who are now...

Administrative Court of Appeal: Akademiska Hus must observe the procurement regulations

Press State-owned company Akademiska Hus is required to follow the Swedish Public Procurement Act. The Administrative Court of Appeal in Sundsvall has ruled that it must pay SEK 3 million in procurement fines for an infringement on...

New environmental requirements generate fewer emissions from vehicles

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has updated the environmental requirements for vehicles and transport which can be imposed during public procurement. The requirements aim to reduce emissions of exhaust gas such as carbon...

Procurement fine for unlawful excavation contract in Jämtland region

Press Municipally-owned company Bergs Tingslags Elektriska AB is facing a procurement fine of SEK 550,000 for awarding a contract for excavation services unlawfully.

Stockholm County Council faces procurement fine

Press Stockholm County Council is facing a SEK 350,000 procurement fine after conducting a procurement unlawfully. This is the third time that the Swedish Competition Authority is taking Stockholm County Council to court for breach...

TeliaSonera and GothNet in bid-rigging cartel

The Swedish Competition Authority is taking legal action against TeliaSonera Sverige and Göteborg Energi GothNet. The companies are being sued for close to SEK 35 million in penalties/administrative fines for forming a...

Risk of municipal undertakings knocking out private companies

Press Private entrepreneurs feel that they face significant competition from public companies, and that competitive pressure from the public sector has increased. This picture is confirmed by municipal undertakings. The information...