Demand for the Swedish Armed Forces to pay fines for an incorrect media procurement

Press The Swedish Armed Forces should pay a fine of SEK 270,000, as they concluded a contract for media services without first making the purchase subject to competition by publishing a contract notice. This is what the Swedish...

Competition authorities agree best practices for mergers

The Heads of European national competition authorities and the European Commission have agreed a set of best practices.

Swedish Competition Authority approves dairy merger

Press The best solution of a difficult situation. Consumer interests were central when the Swedish Competition Authority considered the takeover of Milko by Arla Foods. The Swedish Competition Authority has cleared the merger,...

Comply with the rules and avoid fines

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has submitted two applications for procurement fines to administrative courts. The applications relate to cases where it is mandatory for the Swedish Competition Authority to apply for...

Competition has to improve within the public works sector

Press Public works are highly represented among the applications for procurement fines taken to court by the Swedish Competition Authority. There are also problems associated with corruption and cartels.

New publication regarding environmental and social considerations in procurement

Press The formulation of environmental requirements and social considerations in conjunction with public procurement is an issue that is highly topical among many contracting authorities and entities. The Swedish Competition...

Public policy objectives govern public procurement

Press “We now have a unique opportunity to discuss whether, and if in that case how, public procurement can best promote different public policy objectives. Now, at a time when both the EU and our Swedish rules for public procureme...

Demand for the Municipality of Sigtuna and Länstrafiken i Jämtland to be fined

Press Stiff fines are sought for the Municipality of Sigtuna and Länstrafiken i Jämtland [Public Transportation Authority in Jämtlands County] because they have not, according to the Swedish Competition Authority, complied with the...