Täby municipality is required to pay procurement fines

Press The Swedish Competition Authority requires Täby municipality to pay procurement fines for breach of public procurement rules in connection with the construction of the new Täby Centrum (Täby Centre). The municipality has, on...

Prohibition against Skelleftebuss' bus charters

Press The Stockholm City Court has sided with the Swedish Competition Authority and found Skelleftebuss AB guilty of violating the Competition Act by chartering buses where the client is a party other than the municipality.

The Swedish Competition Authority want to stop Assa Abloy from acquiring Prokey

Press The planned acquisition of Prokey AB by Assa Abloy AB means that Assa Abloy would gain a monopoly position in the wholesale services market for locksmiths. The Swedish Competition Authority is therefore taking the matter to...

Stop unreported employment and corruption in public procurement

Press Unreported employment is one of the breaches of law that affects competition conditions in public procurement. This was noted in a new report from the Swedish Competition Authority, which has investigated how various forms of...

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...