No success in court for cheese producers

Press The companies that appealed the Swedish Competition Authority’s decision to ban a concentration that would give them control over the three cheese brands Präst, Herrgård and Grevé did not succeed in court. This is the result ...

Large differences in municipal housing companies’ guarantee fees

Press No uniform method is used to calculate guarantee fees for municipal housing companies. Instead, there are large differences in how the fees are calculated. This is according to a new report from the Swedish Competition...

Härjedalen’s Municipality acted wrongly engaging in illegal direct award outside the framework agreement

Press Härjedalen’s Municipality violated the rules on public procurement by purchasing staffing services for social welfare services, outside the framework agreement. The Swedish Competition Authority has submitted a claim,...

The number of tenders in public procurements is increasing

Press In 2017, the value of purchases with a procurement requirement in Sweden amounted to SEK 706 billion, corresponding to one-sixth of GDP. This is according to the recent report Statistics on Public Procurement published by the...

Exclusive agreements between training companies are prohibited

Press Bruce, a company that sells training services, shall cease applying exclusive agreements with its fitness studio partners until the Swedish Competition Authority has reached a final decision on whether these agreements are...

Haninge’s property company not allowed to award contracts without a notice due to extreme urgency

Press Haninge Municipality’s property company Tornberget illegally awarded contracts regarding operational services without a prior notice. The Swedish Competition Authority therefore demands that the court sentences Tornberget to...

Essay competition in competition and procurement decided

Press Corruption, the factors that govern strategic choices in procurements and how the EU competition regulations relate to certain kinds of patent settlement agreements in the pharmaceutical sector. These are some of the subject...

Kungsbacka repeatedly carried out illegal direct awards of contract

Press Kungsbacka Municipality carried out an illegal direct award of contract when managerial positions were staffed by an external consultant. According to the Swedish Competition Authority, the contract should have been advertise...