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.
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.
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.
15. August 2017
On July 20, 2017, the Danish plumbing company Fredensborg VVS-Teknik A/S entered into a settlement with the Danish State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime for infringing section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.
13. July 2017
Competition and Consumer Authority collaborates with Danish Chamber of Commerce and HORESTA to help Danish hotels get better deals with and increase competition between online travel agents (OTAs).
30. June 2017
The Competition and Consumer Authority is now issuing an expanded guidance on ESDP which also examines questions on the documentation of information provided in the ESPD and guidance on the use of e-Certis.
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority launches draft guidelines on joint bidding under competition law
27. June 2017
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has published draft guidelines on joint bidding consortia. The draft guidelines contain, inter alia, information on the assessments undertakings shall make when they consider bidding for a contract together with one or more undertakings.
21. June 2017
New guidance from the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority clarifies how requirements may be imposed regarding tax issues in connection with procurement and where the boundaries lie within the EU procurement rules.