05. July 2016
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (DCCA) is investigating the Danish Agriculture and Food Council’s planned reorganization of the DanBred system. The DCCA has initiated its investigations i.a. after having received complaints from several market players.
04. July 2016
Post Danmark has decided to discontinue a lawsuit against the Competition Council regarding a rebate system for direct mails. In 2009, the Competition Council found that Post Danmark had abused its dominant position. That decision has now been upheld.
30. June 2016
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority is publishing three analyses focused on competition and productivity in the construction sector. All three analyses have been prepared by independent consultancies for the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority.
09. June 2016
New EU rules on payment services are expected to pave the way for more and innovative payment services. This could lead to lower costs for both stores and consumers.
26. May 2016
The Danish Competition Council publishes recommendations on how to avoid public commercial activities distorting competition with private businesses on commercial markets.
The Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal confirms that consortia agreement between two road-contractors was illegal
03. May 2016
On 11 April 2016, the Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal upheld a decision by the Danish Competition Council (DCC) of 24 June 2015. The DCC had found that LKF Vejmarkering A/S (“LKF”) and Eurostar Danmark A/S (“Eurostar”) had infringed Section 6 of the Danish Act on Competition and Article 101 TFEU by submitting a joint bid through a consortium in a tender for road marking in Denmark.
29. April 2016
The Competition Appeals Tribunal has ruled that the Competition and Consumer Authority acted correctly in connection with the notification of the merger between Dansk Supermarked A/S and Wupti.com A/S in the summer of 2015.
27. April 2016
The Dankort is the favourite payment card of Danes, but the use of international payment cards is increasing. This is evident from the analysis "The payment card market in 2016", which the Competition and Consumer Authority prepared for the Minister for Business and Growth.
26. April 2016
In continuation of the debate on consortia and public procurement, the Competition and Consumer Authority invites you to a dialogue meeting.
31. March 2016
Last year, the Competition and Consumer Authority processed 41 mergers. Interventions against anti-competitive agreements also left their mark on the year, with the new, independent Competition Council taking office on July 1.