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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.
Denmark: Fine of DKK 500,000 to manufacturer of sportswear for retail price maintenance
On May 7, 2021, the City Court of Aalborg sentenced the Danish manufacturer of sports clothes Fusion ApS to pay a fine of DKK 500.000 (€ 67,242) for resale price maintenance. Moreover, a member of the management was sentenced to pay a fine of DKK 50.000 (€ 6,724).
The Danish Competition Council has approved Polaris Private Equity IV K/S’ acquisition of the bus companies Egons A/S, Larsenbus ApS, Papuga Bus A/S, and Papuga A/S
On 23 March 2021, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (hereinafter “DCCA”) received a complete notification of Polaris Private Equity IV K/S’ (hereinafter “Polaris IV”) acquisition of sole control of Egons A/S (hereinafter “Egons”), Larsenbus ApS (hereinafter “Larsenbus”), Papuga Bus A/S (hereinafter “Papuga Bus”), and Papuga A/S (hereinafter “Papuga”).
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