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...

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...