FMV required to pay fines for improper procurements

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is requesting the court to decide on fines of just over one million Swedish kronor for FMV after the authority conducted several illegal direct awards of contracts.

The Swedish Competition Authority requires a prohibition in respect of the Municipality of Borås

Press The Services Office at the Municipality of Borås should be prohibited from selling ground and construction contract works to anyone other than the municipal authority itself. This is the opinion of the Swedish Competition...

Certain conditions satisfied in the Arla-Milko merger

The Swedish Competition Authority has decided to approve Arla’s sale of the Bollnäsfil, Fjällfil and Fjällyoghurt brands, thereby satisfying some of the conditions that it laid down for accepting the merger between Arla and...

The Swedish Competition Authority strengthens its organisation

Press Ellen Hausel Heldahl is the new Head of the Department for Enforcement of Public Procurement Laws at the Swedish Competition Authority. Arvid Fredenberg is Acting Chief Economist and is in charge of the recently established...

The sport movement overacts

Press Several leading representatives of the sport movement have over-interpreted the Swedish Competition Authority’s decision concerning the competition rules for motor sport. This decision will now be considered by the Market Court.

Fines for unlawful collusion in tender for transport services

Press Two contractors have accepted fining orders by the Swedish Competition Authority, for engaging in unlawful collusion when tendering for a contract to provide engineering works-related transport services in Uppsala.

Telia Sonera abuses its market power

Press Today, Stockholm City Court ordered Telia Sonera to pay SEK 144 million in administrative fines for abusing its dominant position by squeezing margins. This was the amount that the Swedish Competition Authority had asked the...

Demand that Falun pays fines for improper procurement

Press Demand that the Municipality of Falun should pay SEK 10 million in fines/procurement fines. The Swedish Competition Authority considers that the Municipality has conducted an illegal direct award of contracts for road...