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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.

Gå til Anti-competitive agreement between Danish manufacturers of roofing membranes

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.

Gå til Denmark: The Danish Competition Council finds that agreement between service providers on their subscription price for service on natural gas boilers is illegal.

31. May 2017

On November 30 2016, The Danish Competition Council found that HMN Naturgas I/S, DEBRA – Energibranchen, Gastech-Energi A/S and Kiertner ApS 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.

Gå til Denmark: The Danish Competition Council finds that agreement between service providers on their subscription price for service on natural gas boilers is illegal.

31. May 2017

On November 30 2016, The Danish Competition Council found that HMN Naturgas I/S, DEBRA – Energibranchen, Gastech-Energi A/S and Kiertner ApS 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.

Gå til Horizontal agreements in the framework of Campingraadet

31. May 2017

The Danish Competition Council has confirmed that two decisions made by the Danish umbrella organization “Campingrådet”, on the subject of 1) price fixing in relation to the sale of Camping Key Europe cards (CKE Camping card) from 446 of the Danish campsites; and 2) that the campsites in question shall only accept CKE as a valid camping card, have as their object to restrict competition on the camping card market.

Gå til Denmark: The Danish Competition Council finds that agreement between service providers on their subscription price for service on natural gas boilers is illegal.

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.

Gå til The Danish Competition Council has declared that the prohibition against anti-competitive agreements does not apply to the provision of hotel benchmarking reports by the Danish hotel organization, Horesta

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.

Gå til New Deputy Director General for Danish Competition and Consumer Authority

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.

Gå til The Danish Competition Council finds agreements limiting the ability of cinemas to grant discounts on ticket prices anticompetitive

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.

Gå til The Danish Competition Council has made Botjek A / S' commitments binding

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 Certificates (EPC). The Danish Competition Council has made Botjek A/S' commitments binding.