Competition on the financial services market - Deposits, mortgages and funds

In a report from last year, ‘Competition on the financial services market - Deposits, mortgages and funds’ the Swedish Competition Authority found that competition in the Swedish banking and finance markets is still weak, and...

The Swedish Competition Authority appeals decision in favour of SJ

Press In a decision by the Administrative Court in Stockholm, the Court has declared that SJ (Swedish State Railways) could be a contracting entity subject to LUF (National Act on Procurement within the Water, Energy, Transport and...

Tire service chains ordered to pay fines for illegal joint tendering

Press The Stockholm City Court has ordered the tire service chains Däckia AB (Däckia) and Euromaster AB (Euromaster) to pay administrative fines amounting to SEK 2.5 million for illegal joint tendering in two public procurements. T...

The City Court rules that there are no formal obstacles to charging Swedavia for competition damages

Press The Swedish Competition Authority may bring an action before the court to sue for competition damages even where the behaviour that forms the basis of the claim has already been forbidden by the Market Court. This is the resu...

Ola Billger appointed new Director of Communications at the Swedish Competition Authority

Press Ola Billger has been appointed the director of the Swedish Competition Authority's newly formed Communications Department. His most recent place of employment is the newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.

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...