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...

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...

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...

Demand for maximum fines for illegal direct award of contract

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is demanding the maximum amount of the fine when the first case is brought to court in respect of an infringement of the new public procurement rules. A demand for a procurement fine of ten...

Large undertakings dominate the food market

Press There is today in Sweden high concentration both within the retail trade for daily consumer goods and within the food industry. There are a small number of undertakings within both of these sectors that represent a large part...

ASSA Sverige’s acquisition of Swesafe

The Swedish Competition Authority has decided to take no further action in respect of ASSA Sverige AB’s acquisition of Swesafe AB. This means that the Swedish Competition Authority will not investigate the acquisition any...