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Gå til Improving the effectiveness of terms and conditions in online trade

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.

Gå til Plumbing company pays fine in settlement for bid rigging

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.

Gå til New collaboration with hotels to increase competition between online travel agents

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).

Gå til New guidance on documentation for tenders

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.

Gå til 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.

Gå til New guidance on tax issues in public procurement

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.

Gå til Danish consumer conditions ranked average in Europe

15. June 2017

Denmark is ranked average when Danish consumers are asked about their experiences with consumer conditions. Among 10 European countries Danish consumer conditions are ranked fifth when looking at 42 markets. Danish consumer conditions are ranked below average in 36 of 42 markets.

Gå til Danish Consumer Conditions

15. June 2017

Consumers can help ensure more effective competition if they are active and continuously consider whether they can buy a better or cheaper product from another supplier. Thus, active consumers may also help boost productivity and ensure lower prices in Denmark. Among other things, the consumer’s ability to play an active part and make the right choice depends on whether the market is transparent and whether consumers trust the services they can buy and the suppliers on the market.

Gå til Danish Competition Council launches study on the pension market

12. June 2017

Danish Competition Council launches study on the pension market. The Danish pension sector administers around 4.000 bn. DKR and consumer mobility seems very limited. The new study will take in the entire market. This includes both private pensions and collective labour market pensions.

Gå til Parliament passes new Marketing Practices Act

25. April 2017

Today, the Danish Parliament has adopted a new Marketing Practices Act with the aim of improving the competitive conditions for companies and providing a sound framework for consumers. The Marketing Practices Act will enter into force on 1 July 2017.