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Digital platform pays a fine of DKK 1.275.000 for violating the Danish Competition Act
Ageras A/S has entered into a settlement and accepted to pay a fine of DKK 1.275.000 for infringing the Danish Competition Act by using a price standardization mechanism and setting minimum prices on the platform ageras.dk. On the digital platform, customers can get three offers on for instance accountant or bookkeeping services.
The Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal: Exchange of information on prices, discounts and quantities in relation to future sales between retailers of clothing items was illegal
The Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal has upheld two separate decisions of the Danish Competition Council concerning HUGO BOSS NORDIC ApS (HUGO BOSS) and Axel Kaufmann ApS (Kaufmann) and HUGO BOSS, Ginsborg ApS and Ginsborg Frederiksberg Centret ApS (Ginsborg) respectively. The Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal agreed that the parties’ exchange of information on prices, discounts and quantities in relation to future sales constituted a violation of Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act and TFEU article 101.
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority publishes report on the nature of competition in markets with digital platforms
As still more of our economy and social activities move online, digital platforms – and competition in the markets on which these digital platforms operate – play an increasingly important role. In a newly published report, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority presents an overview and discussion of a range of market characteristics that affect competition in markets with digital platforms. The report builds on the academic literature on digital platforms and two-sided markets, case studies and relevant antitrust cases.