Competition must be safeguarded during crises

Press It is particularly important during economic crises to ensure that the rules and principles of competition are respected, according to a report produced by the Nordic competition authorities. Short-term support measures may i...

New Swedish law to prevent unfair competition

Press Swedish government bodies can in future be prevented from engaging in business activities that distort competition. This is the implication of a legislative proposal that the Government has just presented to the Riksdag...

Investigation launched in the market for bus travel

The Swedish Competition Authority can confirm that an investigation has been launched into a suspected violation of the competition rules in the market for bus travel.

Swedish Competition Authority fines cartel via new injunction procedure

The Swedish Competition Authority has imposed a fine of SEK 2 million on Rundvirke Poles AB by issuing a fine order. The company took part in a cartel by reaching agreement or colluding with a rival company, ScanPole Sverige...

Measures for enhancing competition

Properly working markets are crucial to welfare and prosperity. The ground rules needed to ensure effective competition can be improved, says the Competition Authority in an interim report to the Government on the competitive...

Survey reveals deficient procurement of waste management services

Press Almost a third of all waste management contracts awarded by Swedish municipalities are never exposed to competition, according to a survey conducted by the Competition Authority. The survey of procurement practices around the...

Vertical agreements under scrutiny

Press Control of the entire chain from production to consumer will be the subject of a research conference that the Competition Authority is organising in Stockholm.

More bite in tighter Swedish competition law

Press On 1 November, a new Competition Act enters into force in Sweden. This will make it easier for the authorities to take action against companies guilty of violating the competition rules and distorting the market.