05. July 2018
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority published new guidelines on how to assess joint bidding under competition law on 25 April 2018. These guidelines are now available in English.
04. July 2018
On 21 and 22 June 2018, the energy companies SEAS-NVE Holding A/S and Syd Energi Holding A/S each accepted fines of DKK 4,000,000 (€ 537,000) for infringing Section 12 b (1) and 12 c (5) of the Danish Competition Act.
22. June 2018
This article reports the results of a lab experiment that successfully enabled consumers to take notice of terms and conditions (T&Cs) in an online shopping environment and use these more when actively choosing between products.
14. June 2018
The Danish Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld the findings of the Danish Competition Council that a horizontal cooperation agreement between two independent media agencies constituted an infringement of Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.
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”).
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”).
17. April 2018
The Danish Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld the findings of the Danish Competition Council that the horizontal agreements described below, and entered into in the framework of the Danish umbrella organization “Campingrådet”, had as their object to restrict competition on the camping card market.
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.
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.
30. January 2018
On January 30, 2018, the City Court of Copenhagen passed sentence upon the real estate chain EDC-Gruppen A/S and the Danish Association of Chartered Estate Agents for infringing section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.