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The Danish Competition Council has approved the merger between SE a.m.b.a and Eniig a.m.b.a. subject to remedies

25. June 2019

On 21 December 2018 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (hereinafter “DCCA”) received a complete notification of the merger between SE a.m.b.a. (hereinafter “SE”) and Eniig a.m.b.a. (hereinafter “Eniig”). The merger was approved subject to remedies on 25 June 2019.

The Danish Competition Council has approved the merger between Royal Unibrew and CULT

27. February 2019

On 7 September 2018 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (hereinafter “DCCA”) received a complete notification of Royal Unibrew A/S’ (hereinafter “Royal Unibrew”) acquisition of sole control of Bev.Con ApS which owns 100 pct. of the shares in Cult A/S (hereinafter together referred to as “CULT”).

Falck has abused its dominant position by excluding BIOS from the Danish market for ambulance services

30. January 2019

On the 30th of January 2019 the Danish Competition Council (”DCC”) ruled in a case concerning Falck’s (Denmark's largest provider of ambulance services) abuse of dominant position by deciding and implementing an exclusionary strategy which aimed at excluding Falck’s competitor BIOS from the market.

Outdoor media owners illegally agreed to fix discounts for several years

20. December 2018

The two competing media owners Clear Channel Danmark A/S and AFA JCDecaux A/S, who both sell advertising space in outdoor-media, agreed to common discounts in violation of the Danish Competition Act.

The Danish Competition Council has approved the merger between Tryg Forsikring A/S and Forsikrings-Aktieselskabet Alka subject to commitments

05. November 2018

On 19 March 2018 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (hereinafter “DCCA”) received a complete notification of Tryg Forsikring A/S’ (hereinafter “Tryg”) acquisition of sole control of Forsikrings-Aktieselskabet Alka (hereinafter “Alka”).

Danish Competition Council approves that the Superliga media rights can be put out to tender before time

05. November 2018

The Danish Competition Council has assessed a request from the Associ-ation of Danish League Clubs (“ADLC”) to be able to hold the forthcom-ing tender for the Superliga media rights before time.

Teller has abused its dominant position by using rebates conditional on exclusivity and provisions regarding exclusivity

29. August 2018

On the 29th of August 2018 the Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) ruled in a case concerning Teller’s (a merchant acquirer) abuse of dominant position by use of rebates conditional on exclusivity and provisions regarding exclusivity. Teller’s agreements with some of the company’s largest customers contained provisions which had a loyalty enhancing effect and could foreclose competitors’ access to the market.

The Danish Competition Council has approved Danica Pension’s acquisition of sole control of SEB Pensionsforsikring A/S and SEB Administration A/S

30. May 2018

On 10 April 2017 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (“DCCA”) received a complete notification of Danica Pension’s (“Danica”) acquisition of sole control of SEB Pensionsforsikring A/S and SEB Administration A/S (hereby after together referred to as ”SEB”).

The Danish Competition Council has approved the merger between GlobalConnect A/S and Nianet A/S subject to commitments

30. May 2018

On 13 November 2017 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (hereinafter “DCCA”) received a complete notification of GlobalConnect A/S’ (hereinafter “GlobalConnect”) acquisition of sole control of Nianet A/S (hereinafter “Nianet”).

The Danish Competition Council finds that a decision by an association of passenger carriers on coordinating the association’s bids is illegal

28. February 2018

On February 28, 2018, The Danish Competition Council (DCC) has found that, the association of passenger carriers Økonomisk Forening for Persontransport (“ØFP”, in English “Economic Association of Passenger Carriers”) has infringed Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act by coordinating its members’ bids on tenders where ØFP placed a bid. The DCC orders the association to end the infringement immediately and in the future refrain from any action having the same or similar object or effect.