Swedish Migration Board required to pay fine for illegal award of contract

Press The Swedish Migration Board must pay fines of SEK 5.5m, as a detention centre in Åstorp has been built without the building work being subject to competition through the publication of a contract notice. The Swedish Competiti...

Five million Swedish kronor for research into competition and procurement

Press What do private companies feel about municipal authorities being involved in activities that restrict competition? This is one of the areas for which research funds are being provided by Swedish Competition Authority.

Municipal bus company runs a prohibited contracted travel service

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is bringing proceedings against the municipal company Skelleftebuss as the presence of this company in the market has impeded other bus companies from operating and expanding in the contracte...

Local federation wrong to stop competition from Niscayah

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is taking a public stakeholder to court for the first time for restricting competition through its sales activities. According to the Swedish Competition Authority, the local federation...

More should be able to organise motor racing events

Press ”Holders of a racing or steward licence from the Swedish Automobile Sports Federation should be able to compete in or be a steward for races organised by clubs that are not affiliated to the Federation. It is therefore...

Extended healthcare choice in every other county council

Half the county councils have introduced, or are exploring the possibility of introducing, healthcare choice within more areas than just for general practitioner operations. This has been shown by a survey that the Swedish...

Better statistics to improve cost-effectiveness of public procurement

Press Poor statistics and follow-ups make it difficult to determine whether a tender procedure yielded the best value for money. This is the conclusion drawn in a report by the Swedish Competition Authority. The report also provide...

The Swedish Competition Authority examines the postal services market

The Swedish Competition Authority can confirm that it had cause to make unannounced visits to Posten. These visits comprise a step in the search for evidence that may support suspicions of the possible abuse of Posten’s...