Here you will find the most recent decisions concerning matters of competition.
31. January 2018
On 31 January 2018, the Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) ruled in a case concerning CD Pharma’s (a pharmaceutical distributor) abuse of dominant position by charging unfair prices for the drug Syntocinon. Syntocinon contains oxytocin, which is an active substance given to pregnant women in connection with childbirth.
Gå til Commitment decision on free choice of provider of cash handling and cash transportation services
20. December 2017
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (“DCCA”) has accepted commitments offered by the parties in a case concerning an agreement on supply of cash handling and transportation services.
Gå til Association of camera distributors has coordinated prices and exchanged information about its members prices and other competitive parameters
04. December 2017
On 1 December 2017, the Danish Competition Council (DCC) ruled in a case concerning anticompetitive behaviour regarding the camera market.
Gå til The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority closes case regarding reorganisation of the pig breeding system DanBred
28. September 2017
The Danish Agriculture and Food council (in Danish “Landbrug & Fødevarer”) has adjusted its planned reorganisation of the DanBred (in Danish “DanAvl”) system. The adjustments remove the preliminary competition concerns that originally caused the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (“DCCA”) to open an investigation. The DCCA has therefore decided to close the case.
Gå til The Danish Competition Council has approved SE a.m.b.a.’s merger with Boxer TV A/S subject to commitments
27. September 2017
On 27 April 2017 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (DCCA) received a complete notification of SE a.m.b.a.’s (“SE”) acquisition of sole control of Boxer TV A/S (“Boxer”).
27. September 2017
The Competition Council has decided that there is no basis for repealing Nykredit's 2003 commitment regarding a price cap on administration margins, which is paid to Nykredit in addition to interest on mortgage loans. At the same time, the Council has decided that new commitments (commitments A and B) can replace the initial commitment from 2003
30. August 2017
On August 30, 2017, the Danish Competition Council found that a horizontal cooperation agreement between two independent media agencies constitutes an infringement of Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.
Gå til The Danish Competition Council has approved Imerco Holding A/S’ merger with Inspiration A/S subject to commitments
16. August 2017
On 6 February 2017 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (‘the Authority’) received a complete notification of Imerco Holding A/S’ (‘Imerco Holding’) acquisition of sole control of Inspiration A/S (‘Inspiration’).
Gå til New decision from complaints board increases clarity regarding the Danish Public Procurement Act
09. August 2017
Contracting entities can choose not to publish the entire evaluation method in their tender documents. This has been decided by the Danish complaints board in a test case. The Competition and Consumer Authority brought the case before the board to clarify how section 160 of the Danish Public Procurement Act, concerning the publication of evaluation models, should be interpreted.
31. May 2017
The Danish Competition Council has decided that the only two Danish manufacturers of roofing membranes; Icopal Danmark ApS (“Icopal”) and Nordic Waterproofing A/S (“NWP”), as well as the two associations Danske Tagpapfabrikanters Brancheforening (“DTB”, in English “Association of Danish Manufactures of Bituminous Waterproofing”) and Tagpapbranchens Oplysningsråd (“TOR”, in English “Danish Roofing Advisory Board) have entered into an agreement and/or concerted practice with the aim to foreclose actual and potential competitors and limit product supply.