Swedish Competition Authority: Calculating time for procurement reviews

Press Seven per cent of all advertised procurements are reviewed in court. The amount of time for processing the review in the Administrative Court can vary considerably. Long processing times negatively affect both suppliers and t...

Prohibition on compulsory connection to district heating network

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is going to court in order to seek a prohibition against Växjö municipality for using a procedure that makes connection to the district heating system compulsory for new houses.

Fine demanded for illegal taxi fee

Press Swedavia, which owns and operates Stockholm Arlanda Airport, is now being demanded to pay an administrative fine for a special "sign fee" imposed on the taxi companies that pick up customers at Arlanda Airport.

The Swedish Competition Authority calls for the strengthening of bank customers’ consumer power

Press In a recent report, the Competition Authority found that competition in the banking and finance markets is still weak, and that customers' possibility to switch banks is limited due to various lock-ins. Policies should aim...

New Funds for Research into Competition and Procurement

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has allocated research grants to four new projects, and has decided to continue financing fifteen ongoing projects.

Winners of essay competition decided

Press Environmental requirements in public procurement, competition in the banking sector, human rights and the exposure of publicly-financed operations to competition. The winning entries in the Swedish Competition Authority's ess...

The Swedish Competition Authority welcomes sharpened tools

Press It is positive that the Swedish Competition Act is proposed to be reinforced, but there is more work to be done. This is the Competition Authority's message to the Government in a statement on the investigation ”Effektivare...

The Swedish Competition Authority welcomes proposals from the Procurement Inquiry

Press An increased number of tenderers in public procurements result in better competition and greater benefits for society, says the Swedish Competition Authority in a statement to the Swedish Government.