A green future with functioning competition

Press Properly functioning markets represent a precondition for continued sustainable development with high environmental standards. This view has been advanced by the Nordic competition authorities in a new report on competition a...

Speech by Director General Dan Sjöblom at the ICN-conference in Yokohama

Speaking about case resolutions at an ICN cartel workshop in Yokohama, October 7 2010, the Director General Dan Sjöblom said that the Swedish Competition Authority seeks to employ the most efficient means to terminate a case...

TT’s acquisition of Retriever

The Swedish Competition Authority has decided not to take any action concerning Telegrambyrå AB’s (TT) acquisition of Retriever AB. This means that the Swedish Competition Authority will not investigate the acquisition further.

More stringent rules improve public procurement

Press More public authorities will comply with the rules if they are at risk of being fined. Fewer violations of the rules will improve procurements.

The Swedish Competition Authority closes case regarding Arla’s agreement with grocery stores

The Swedish Competition Authority (SCA) will not pursue its investigation regarding the agreement between Arla and Coop and whether it is excluding other competing dairies to deliver fresh dairy products to Coop.

Three undertakers given cartel fines

Press Three firms of undertakers have accepted the administrative fines imposed on them for engaging in unlawful price collusion, i.e. a cartel. The companies will now pay the fines proposed by the Competition Authority and will...

Seven new research projects focusing on competition

Press How are prices affected once a cartel has been exposed? This question, and many others, will now be subject to research. The Swedish Competition Authority has distributed this year’s research grants for studies focusing on...

The test that can expose cartels

Press Cartels push up prices. To make it easier to detect signs of suspected bidding cartels, the Swedish Competition Authority has produced a checklist to be used by purchasers.