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.

The Swedish Competition Authority studies the food chain

The Government has assigned the Competition Authority to examine the state of competition and other market conditions in the Swedish food chain.

Leave the cartel and escape punishment

Press Quit an unlawful cartel and escape punishment. The Competition Authority is now employing new approaches to make the opportunities available under the law more widely known. A short film showing how you leave a cartel has bee...

Arlanda taxi case written off

The Competition Authority will not be pursuing its investigation of the queuing and call-up system for taxis at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport, since the Swedish Civil Aviation Administration has decided not to go ahead with its...

Competition Authority reviews purchase of media monitoring company

The Swedish news agency, TT, purchased the Retriever media monitoring company in August 2009. The Competition Authority has now decided to order TT to submit the acquisition for review.

Prioritisation policy established for case processing

The Swedish Competition Authority has adopted a policy setting out its priorities for dealing with competition and procurement matters.