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.

Statens servicecenter taken to court over illegal direct awards

Press The Swedish Competition Authority requires Statens servicecenter to pay a total of approximately SEK 1.5 million in procurement fines. The agency has on two occasions carried out illegal direct awards when they signed contrac...

The Consumers and the society benefit in focus

"In 2012, we have noticed an increased interest in issues related to public procurement and competition. Many people contact us with valuable comments", says Dan Sjöblom, Director-General of the Swedish Competition Authority.

New guide for companies that want to cooperate

Press If smaller companies collaborate in procurements to a greater extent, competition will be strengthened. The Swedish Competition Authority is now launching a brand new guide for smaller companies looking to cooperate.

Telia Sonera abused its market power

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is pleased that Telia Sonera has been fined for abusing its dominant position. The company has been ordered by the Market Court to pay an administrative fine of SEK 35 million for infringing...