New demands for penalties against Akademiska Hus

Press Akademiska Hus continues to make direct awards without observing the Public Procurement Act. The Swedish Competition Authority has therefore filed applications to the Administrative Court for the third time in three years...

Malmö's repeated procurement errors give higher demanded fines

Press A claim has been made for the municipality of Malmö to pay a fine/public procurement damages of SEK 325,000 following an illegal direct award. As the municipality of Malmö has previously been fined for an illegal direct award...

The Swedish Competition Authority is going to court to stop the real estate concentration

Press The Competition Authority is going to court to prohibit Swedbank Franchise from acquiring Svensk Fastighetsförmedling. The deal would significantly impede competition on a large number of local markets. It would have a negati...

Judgement against Akademiska Hus concerning compliance with the procurement rules

Press The state-owned company Akademiska Hus must comply with the Public Procurement Act when it purchases goods and services. This is the decision of the Administrative Court in Umeå. The company has now been ordered to pay SEK 3...

The Swedish Competition Authority and VINNOVA collaborate on innovation procurement

The Swedish Competition Authority and VINNOVA, Sweden’s Innovation Agency, have reached an agreement to collaborate on innovation procurement. The aim is for the contracting authorities to more easily benefit from high qualit...

Swedish Bodybuilding Association changes its application of loyalty clause

The Swedish Competition Authority welcomes the Swedish Bodybuilding Association’s (SKKF) confirmation that it will not suspend or fine members who participate in competing events.

The Swedish Competition Authority: Systembolaget is covered by the procurement rules

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has been demanded by the Administrative Court in Stockholm to comment on a pending case before the Court. The Swedish Competition Authority finds that Systembolaget is a publicly controlled...

New millions for research on competition and procurement

Press More than SEK 3 million has been allocated for research on competition and public procurement. The Swedish Competition Authority has allocated research grants to eight new projects, and has decided to continue funding ten mor...