Interactive guidance and other outreach efforts

In the first issue in August of the Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle, the Swedish Competition Authority outlines it outreach efforts within procurement and competition law. The article especially focuses o...

The Swedish Competition Authority brings action against companies in the removal business for anticompetitive agreements

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has petitioned that three companies in the removal business are sentenced to pay a total of SEK 42 million in fines since they have agreed not to compete with each other during a period of time.

Facilitating a non-toxic environment in preschools – new commission for the Swedish Competition Authority

The government has commissioned the Swedish Competition Authority with developing criteria for chemical requirements for procurements in preschools. The project also includes developing support material for procurers and...

Work on improving expertise in food procurement

The Swedish Competition Authority has been commissioned by the government to implement skills enhancing initiatives in the area of public procurement of food, with particular regard to environmental and animal welfare standards.

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...