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...

A success for Swedish home sellers

Press A court ruling in favour of Swedish home sellers. That is the Swedish Competition Authority’s comment on the decision that prohibits the real estate merger where Swedish bank Swedbank, owner of the country’s largest real esta...

The Competition Authority refrains from taking action against a small actor’s minimum price list

By way of an anonymous complaint the Competition Authority has been made aware of the fact that a manufacturer of protein powder products has applied mandatory minimum resale prices, so-called resale price maintenance, in...

Demand for procurement fines for Inköp Gävleborg

Press Inköp Gävleborg is a municipal association that includes ten municipalities in the region. The Swedish Competition Authority has now taken the municipality to court with demands for penalties of SEK 170,000 claiming they made...

The Swedish Competition Authority invites hotels and other affected parties to submit comments

The Competition Authority is currently investigating competition problems in the hotel sector and invites market participants to submit their views.