New book about competition and public intervention

Press Public intervention in markets can often result in distortion of competition. In a new book produced by the Swedish Competition Authority, a number of international researchers offer important insights and discuss lessons to ...

From TV to moving pictures – where, when and how we watch

Press Where, when and how do we consume moving pictures? The Swedish Competition Authority and the Radio and TV Authority are producing a joint report on developments in the moving picture market.

Swedish trade association gives voluntary undertaking

A trade association for laboratory companies has voluntarily undertaken to change its general provisions so as to avoid contravening the Swedish competition rules, under penalty of a fine of SEK 750 000.

Illegal purchase of biogas by Östgötatrafiken

The agreement between Östgötatrafiken and Svensk Biogas i Linköping AB on the supply of biogas fuel is a goods contract that should have been subject a procurement procedure. Since no procurement procedure took place, the...

Be a smarter consumer with ungkonsument.se

Press Ungkonsument.se is a new website offering tips and advice on what to consider before making a purchase and what rights you have when something goes wrong. The site is a joint initiative launched by the Swedish Consumer Agency...

Swedish LFV not allowed to benefit the large taxi firms at Arlanda

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has decided to stop the LFV´s (Swedish Civil Aviation Administration) planned change to the queuing and call-up system at Terminals 2 and 5 at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport.

Swedish Competition Authority wants to stop Åhléns' purchase of NK Kosmetik

Press Åhléns' plans to buy NK Kosmetik would adversely affect competition if implemented. Consequently, the Competition Authority is now taking the matter to court in order to stop the takeover.

Clampdown on rule breakers

Press A government proposal whereby municipalities and public authorities in Sweden can be fined for failing to abide by the procurement rules has been welcomed by the Competition Authority. But the rules can be made more effective...