Alteration of framework agreement led to an illegal procurement

Press The Stockholm County Council made such great changes to a framework agreement relating to the purchasing of copiers that the contract must be considered a whole new procurement. As this was not publically advertised, it...

Level playing field for the public and private sectors

Press Obstacles to well-functioning competition must be removed. This is the overarching message in a report recently submitted to the Government by the Swedish Competition Authority. One suggestion is to separately account for...

A world class procurement support

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is now reinforcing its organisation in order to offer collected procurement support. A clear division will be made between support and inspection. Several new persons in managerial positions...

The contest for the best essay on competition and procurement has been settled

Press The Swedish Competition Authority's student essay contest is now over Seven writers will share over SEK 90,000 for five essays in the subjects of law and economics.

Statement regarding a European single market for electronic communications

The Swedish Competition Authority has been given the opportunity to comment on the European Commission's proposal for a new Regulation concerning electronic communications.

A fair system of choice requires transparent municipal accounting

Press There are many reasons why municipalities with systems of choice must employ open and clear financial follow-ups for their own operations subject to competition. This is emphasized in a pilot study, where the Swedish...

Uniform Consequences for Illegal Procurements

Press Different courts must not pass different sentences for similar offences. This is the opinion of the Swedish Competition Authority, which is appealing a sentence regarding procurement damages/fines to the Supreme Administrativ...

The Swedish Competition Authority has decided to take no further action in the proposed acquisition of SPP by KPA

The Swedish Competition Authority (“SCA”) has decided (September 2013) to take no further action in respect of the proposed acquisition by KPA Pensionsservice AB of SPP Liv Pensionstjänst AB and the proposed acquisition by KP...