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.

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...

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...

Herrljunga required to pay procurement fines

Press Herrljunga municipality has breached procurement rules by continuing to hire employment agency staff for several years without advertising the contracts.

Welfare through well-functioning markets

The Swedish Competition Authority´s vision reads "Welfare through well-functioning markets." Those words eloquently sum up the direction of our efforts at the Swedish Competition Authority.

Haninge Bostäder hit with a SEK 10 million fine

Press It is not permissible for a municipal corporation to circumvent procurement rules by buying a company with assets instead of procuring. This is confirmed by the administrative court in a judgement against Haninge Bostäder whi...

Municipality at fault for competing with private companies

Press The Services Office of the Municipality of Borås is prohibited from selling services to other parties than the Municipality. Stockholm City Court fully supports the Swedish Competition Authority in a verdict which rules that...