07. May 2020
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has published a draft version of the guidelines “When companies bid jointly – guidelines for joint bidding under competition law”. The guidelines are now in public hearing.
16. April 2020
The Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has issued an order, which extends the suspension of merger review time limits until May 10.
03. April 2020
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has referred the proposed merger between Mastercard and Nets to the European Commission. This is because the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has come to the conclusion that the merger may affect markets in a number of other EU member states.
23. March 2020
The European Competion Network (ECN) have agreed on a joint statement on application of competition law during the covid-19 crisis.
23. March 2020
Søndergaard Nedrivning A/S and three employees from the company have been discharged in the demolition cartel case complex. As a result, the case complex is now completed. In total, six companies and 12 people paid fines for approx. DKK 18 million in the cases.
18. March 2020
The Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has issued an order implying that the time limits for merger control are suspended for 14 days.
27. June 2019
This chronicle is written by the five Director Generals in the Nordic countries: Kirsi Leivo (Finland), Rikard Jermsten (Sweden), Páll Gunnar Pálsson (Iceland), Lars Sørgard (Norway) and Jakob Hald (Denmark)
01. February 2019
Digitization has created opportunities for the tourists and the hotels. Recent years have seen significant growth in the Danish hotel industry, and booking platforms have likely contributed to the increased demand for overnight stays in Denmark. The booking platforms are of great value to Danish consumers, but have also created some challenges.
Gå til Denmark has ratified a new agreement on cooperation between the Nordic competition authorities
20. December 2018
On 20 December 2018 Denmark has acceded to a revised Nordic agreement on cooperation in competition cases.
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.