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...

Fine demanded for reconstructing a school without exposure to competition

Press A claim has been made for the municipally owned company Lejonfastigheter in Linköping to pay a procurement fine of SEK 135,000 following an illegal direct award of contract. The Swedish Competition Authority will now take the...

New Nordic Report: Competition leads to innovation, growth and a more effective public sector

Press Competition and competition policy can contribute to growth, an improved innovation climate and increased quality and efficiency within the public sector. This emerges from a joint report by the Nordic competition authorities.

Sveriges Radio taken to court over procurement fines

Press Sveriges Radio carried out an illegal direct award of contract in connection with a staff party. The Swedish Competition Authority therefore requires Sveriges Radio to pay procurement fines of SEK 200,000.

The Swedish Competition Authority appeals ruling

Press The Swedish Competition Authority wants the Market Court to reverse the acquittal of the Dala-Mitt Rescue Services. The Stockholm City Court's assessment is incorrect on several points and includes evidence requirements that ...

Rental of office equipment must be procured

Press The Swedish Competition Authority requests that Karolinska Institutet pays SEK 200,000 in fines/procurement damages for having signed an agreement pertaining to rental of printers, scanners and copying machines without public...

SVT is required to pay fine for illegal direct award of contract

Press When SVT (the Swedish public service broadcaster) had a staff party, the company directly approached two suppliers instead of conducting a public procurement.

Problems when municipalities impede competition

Press The Swedish Competition Authority's demands that independent companies were given access to a training area owned by a municipal association was not approved by the Stockholm City Court.