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Gå til The Danish Competition Council decides that consortia agreement between two road-contractors is illegal

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.

Gå til Danish Agro guarantees equal terms of procurement for competitors

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.

Gå til Divestment of production facilities proves necessary for the approval of agricultural inputs merger

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.

Gå til Danish Competition Council approves TV merger

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.

Gå til The Danish Competition Council recommends new regulation of specialist practitioners

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.

Gå til Danish audit firms breached merger stand-still obligation

17. December 2014

The Danish Competition Council (DCC) has decided that the audit firms KPMG in Denmark and EY partially implemented their merger prior to merger control approval. The partial implementation was a breach of the stand-still obligation in the Danish merger control rules.

Gå til Danish wholesale distributors of medicine have infringed competition rules

26. November 2014

The Danish Competition Council has required the two largest distributors on the Danish market, Nomeco A/S and Tjellesen Max Jenne A/S, to put an end to their coordination of fees and other trading conditions.

Gå til Denmark: ”Largest fine ever imposed in a competition case - Construction company pays fine in settlement for bid rigging”

05. November 2014

On 3 November 2014, the Danish construction company Elindco Byggefirma A/S entered into a settlement with the Danish Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime for infringing section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.

Gå til Approval of Triton’s acquisition of Scandinavian Business Seating Holding AS, cf. Section 12c(2) of the Competition Act

25. September 2014

On 11th September 2014, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority received a full notification of a proposed merger pursuant to Section 12b(1) of the Competition Act by which the undertaking Spinnaker Norway AcquiCo AS, which is ultimately controlled by funds managed by Triton (“Triton Funds” or “the notifying party”), acquires sole control of Scandinavian Business Seating Holding AS and its subsidiaries (“SBS”).

Gå til Denmark: ”Construction company pays fine in settlement for bid rigging – first case closed in construction industry cartel”

15. July 2014

On 14 July 2014, the company N.H. Hansen & Søn (a Danish construction company) entered into a settlement with the Danish Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime for infringing section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.