13. September 2018
The case concerns whether 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.
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.
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.