Here you will find the most recent decisions concerning matters of competition.
30. November 2016
On November 30 2016, The Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) found that HMN Naturgas I/S (“HMN”), DEBRA – Energibranchen (“DEBRA”), Gastech-Energi A/S (“Gastech”) and Kiertner ApS (“Kiertner”) have infringed Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act by entering into an agreement which coordinate subscription prices for service on natural gas boilers to end users. The DCC orders the service providers to end the infringement immediately and to refrain from any action having the same or similar object or effect in the future.
28. September 2016
Upon notification from the Danish hotel organization, Horesta, the Danish Competition Council has declared that according to the facts in its possession, an anticipated modernization of Horesta’s benchmarking system “Horestas Videnbank” falls outside the scope of the prohibition against anticompetitive agreements in Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.
09. August 2016
Jacob Schaumburg-Müller has been appointed new Deputy Director General for the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority from 1st of September 2016.
25. May 2016
On May 25, 2016, The Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) issued a decision ordering the Association of Danish Film Distributors (“FAFID”) and the Association of Danish Cinemas (“DB”) to terminate certain anticompetitive agreements, which restricted cinemas in granting discounts on cinema tickets.
16. December 2015
Botjek A/S has proposed commitments in order to ensure that the members of the Botjek chain are free to compete with each other to perform building condition reports, reports on the conditions of electrical installations and Energy Performance Certificats (EPC). The Danish Competition Council has made Botjek A / S' commitments binding.
25. June 2015
On the 24th of June 2015 the Danish Competition Council found, that LKF Vejmarkering A/S (LKF) and Eurostar Danmark A/S (Eurostar) have infringed Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act and article 101 of the TFEU by entering into a consortium, while being actual and potential competitors in the market for road marking. The Danish Competition Council orders the undertakings to end the infringement immediately and to refrain in the future from any action having the same or similar object or effect.
24. June 2015
Today, the Danish Competition Council has approved the acquisition of DLA Agro a.m.b.a. by Danish Agro a.m.b.a. DLA handles the procurement of feed ingredients, fertilizer and pesticides etc. for a range of suppliers of agricultural inputs. The approval is conditional on four commitments made by Danish Agro.
24. June 2015
Danish Agro commits itself to divest two production facilities to receive the approval of the merger with Dan Agro, which owns Hedegaard Agro. The merger was approved by the Danish Competition Council today.
27. May 2015
Discovery will purchase Nordic Television AB, the owner of Canal 8 Sport and Canal 9. The Competition Council has approved the merger effective today.
28. January 2015
The Danish Competition Council (DCC) recommends that the Minister for Health changes the regulation concerning specialist practitioners in order to improve competition between the specialists and shorter waiting lists for the patients. The minister is obliged to answer the DCC’s letter.