Telia Sonera abuses its market power

Press Today, Stockholm City Court ordered Telia Sonera to pay SEK 144 million in administrative fines for abusing its dominant position by squeezing margins. This was the amount that the Swedish Competition Authority had asked the...

Demand that Falun pays fines for improper procurement

Press Demand that the Municipality of Falun should pay SEK 10 million in fines/procurement fines. The Swedish Competition Authority considers that the Municipality has conducted an illegal direct award of contracts for road...

The Swedish Competition Authority calls a halt to Com Hem’s acquisition

Press Com Hem, which already has just over 60 per cent of the relevant cable television market at the current time, wants to purchase the cable television operation from Canal Digital, the third largest company in the market. If th...

Demand for the Swedish Armed Forces to pay fines for an incorrect media procurement

Press The Swedish Armed Forces should pay a fine of SEK 270,000, as they concluded a contract for media services without first making the purchase subject to competition by publishing a contract notice. This is what the Swedish...

Competition authorities agree best practices for mergers

The Heads of European national competition authorities and the European Commission have agreed a set of best practices.

Swedish Competition Authority approves dairy merger

Press The best solution of a difficult situation. Consumer interests were central when the Swedish Competition Authority considered the takeover of Milko by Arla Foods. The Swedish Competition Authority has cleared the merger,...

Comply with the rules and avoid fines

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has submitted two applications for procurement fines to administrative courts. The applications relate to cases where it is mandatory for the Swedish Competition Authority to apply for...

Competition has to improve within the public works sector

Press Public works are highly represented among the applications for procurement fines taken to court by the Swedish Competition Authority. There are also problems associated with corruption and cartels.