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Enterprises strive to comply with competition and consumer legislation

26. October 2012

The purpose of the Danish Competition Act (konkurrenceloven) and Danish consumer legislation is to prevent the restriction of efficient competition, to create a level playing field for enterprises and to protect consumers.

Consumers Use Comparison Sites to Save Money – Enterprises Use Comparison Sites Actively to Compete

11. October 2012

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has published a report on Price Comparison Sites. The main conclusions are:

Recommendations to introduce powers of imprisonment in cartel cases

22. June 2012

On 31 March 2012 a committee on the Danish Competition Act submitted its report. The Committee was appointed by the Danish government to consider initiatives that can strengthen the effectiveness of the enforcement of the Danish Competition Act.

Report on the authorisation system for administrators of estates

06. June 2012

On May 31st the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority issued a report on the Danish authorisation system of administrators of estates. The purpose of the report is to examine the effect on competition of the authorisation system set out in the Danish Act on Division of Estates might have.

Presentations and photos from “The European Competition and Consumer Day”

09. March 2012

The European Commissioner for Competition, Joaquín Almunia, and the European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli, were yesterday among the main speakers at the annual European Competition and Consumer Day.

International conference focuses on effective competition and active consumers

08. March 2012

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority hosts "The European Competition and Consumer Day 2012" today. Decision-makers and experts from across Europe will discuss how stronger competition and active consumer behaviour can strengthen growth in Europe.

Press invitation to "European Competition and Consumer Day"

09. February 2012

For more than ten years, the EU-Presidency has organised a European Competition Day. Denmark continues the tradition. The "European Competition and Consumer Day" focuses on how stronger competition and active consumer behaviour strengthen growth in Europe. The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority is hosting the conference on March 8, 2012.

Danish Consumer Conditions 2011

08. November 2011

Good consumer conditions are an important driver for growth and new opportunities benefiting consumers. When consumer conditions are good, it may ensure that consumers feel safe when buying goods or services, that businesses compete on a level playing field, and that consumers choose the products they prefer. Good consumer conditions are a prerequisite for consumers to incentivize businesses to compete on price, quality or innovation. This enhances market efficiency and increases wealth.

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority publishes a report on the pay tv-market

03. November 2011

On November 3, 2011 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority published a report on the Danish pay tv-market. The Authority concludes, that the competition in the pay tv-market could be more intense and that the consumers have very limited choice with respect to selecting the exact tv-channels they want. A consumer survey from 2009 showed that 90 percent of the consumers pay for more Tv-channels than they use and that 23 percent would prefer to pay more in order to get the precise tv-channels they want.