The Swedish Competition Authority: Systembolaget is covered by the procurement rules

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has been demanded by the Administrative Court in Stockholm to comment on a pending case before the Court. The Swedish Competition Authority finds that Systembolaget is a publicly controlled...

Herrljunga required to pay procurement fines

Press Herrljunga municipality has breached procurement rules by continuing to hire employment agency staff for several years without advertising the contracts.

Welfare through well-functioning markets

The Swedish Competition Authority´s vision reads "Welfare through well-functioning markets." Those words eloquently sum up the direction of our efforts at the Swedish Competition Authority.

Haninge Bostäder hit with a SEK 10 million fine

Press It is not permissible for a municipal corporation to circumvent procurement rules by buying a company with assets instead of procuring. This is confirmed by the administrative court in a judgement against Haninge Bostäder whi...

Municipality at fault for competing with private companies

Press The Services Office of the Municipality of Borås is prohibited from selling services to other parties than the Municipality. Stockholm City Court fully supports the Swedish Competition Authority in a verdict which rules that...

Competition on the financial services market - Deposits, mortgages and funds

In a report from last year, ‘Competition on the financial services market - Deposits, mortgages and funds’ the Swedish Competition Authority found that competition in the Swedish banking and finance markets is still weak, and...

The Swedish Competition Authority appeals decision in favour of SJ

Press In a decision by the Administrative Court in Stockholm, the Court has declared that SJ (Swedish State Railways) could be a contracting entity subject to LUF (National Act on Procurement within the Water, Energy, Transport and...

Tire service chains ordered to pay fines for illegal joint tendering

Press The Stockholm City Court has ordered the tire service chains Däckia AB (Däckia) and Euromaster AB (Euromaster) to pay administrative fines amounting to SEK 2.5 million for illegal joint tendering in two public procurements. T...