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Competition and Consumer Authority acted correctly in merger case

11. December 2018

The district court in Aarhus has ruled that the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority acted correctly in connection with the notification of the merger between Dansk Supermarked A/S (now Salling Group) and Wupti.com A/S in the summer of 2015.

The Danish Competition Council has approved the merger between Tryg Forsikring A/S and Forsikrings-Aktieselskabet Alka subject to commitments

05. November 2018

On 19 March 2018 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (hereinafter “DCCA”) received a complete notification of Tryg Forsikring A/S’ (hereinafter “Tryg”) acquisition of sole control of Forsikrings-Aktieselskabet Alka (hereinafter “Alka”).

Danish Competition Council approves that the Superliga media rights can be put out to tender before time

05. November 2018

The Danish Competition Council has assessed a request from the Associ-ation of Danish League Clubs (“ADLC”) to be able to hold the forthcom-ing tender for the Superliga media rights before time.

Danish Competition Appeals Board remits a case regarding the Danish roofing membrane market to Danish Competition Council

13. September 2018

The case concerns whether the only two Danish manufacturers of roofing membranes, Icopal Danmark ApS (“Icopal”) and Nordic Waterproofing A/S (“NWP”), as well as the two associations Danske Tagpapfabrikanters Brancheforening (“DTB”, in English “Association of Danish Manufactures of Bituminous Waterproofing”) and Tagpapbranchens Oplysningsråd (“TOR”, in English “Danish Roofing Advisory Board) have entered into an agreement and/or concerted practice with the aim to foreclose actual and potential competitors and limit product supply.

Teller has abused its dominant position by using rebates conditional on exclusivity and provisions regarding exclusivity

29. August 2018

On the 29th of August 2018 the Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) ruled in a case concerning Teller’s (a merchant acquirer) abuse of dominant position by use of rebates conditional on exclusivity and provisions regarding exclusivity. Teller’s agreements with some of the company’s largest customers contained provisions which had a loyalty enhancing effect and could foreclose competitors’ access to the market.

New guidelines on joint bidding under competition law

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.

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