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...

Market study of digital platforms

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is initiating a market study into competition on the markets for digital platforms in Sweden. This includes, for example, digital advertising, food delivery, audiobooks, and digital payment...

Social workers incorrectly procured by the Social Welfare Committee of Region Gotland

Press The Social Welfare Committee of Region Gotland performed an illegal direct award of staffing services for social services officers and social workers. This is according to the Swedish Competition Authority, which is now...

Västtrafik’s extension of a consultancy agreement constituted illegal direct award

Press Västtrafik continued to implement an agreement for consultancy services even though the possibility of an extension was not included in the original agreement. The company thereby engaged in illegal direct award of contract....

More research is needed on digital platforms and how they use personal data

Press The Swedish Consumer Agency, the Swedish Competition Authority and the Swedish Data Protection Authority propose that the Government in the upcoming research policy bill highlights the significance of research on digital...

Purchase of food did not follow the rules on procurement

Press When the municipal conference company in Norrköping bought food and drink, the rules on procurement were not followed. The Swedish Competition Authority therefore demands that Louis de Geer Konsert & Kongress i Norrköping...

Bought Christmas buffet without following the rules on procurement

Press Stockholm University did not follow the rules on procurement when it bought Christmas buffet for SEK 2.1 million without announcing the procurement. The Swedish Competition Authority believes that this is a case of illegal...