Unlawful broadband in Eskilstuna and Hallstahammar

Press Prohibit the municipally owned undertaking Mälarenergi Stadsnät AB from selling broadband services in Eskilstuna and Hallstahammar. The operation is unlawful and distorts competition. This is the opinion of the Swedish...

Beware of unfair strategic tenders

Press Clearer requirements in respect of the obligation to supply services or products at the price specified should counteract unfair strategic tendering in public procurement. This has been shown by a research report conducted on...

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...