02. November 2016
It can be hard to find the time to read technical literature on, for example, what well-functioning markets are and why we need the Danish Competition Act. But now you can listen your way to a better understanding via podcasts while driving your car, cooking or perhaps taking a run.
14. October 2016
Two wholesalers account for almost all medicine to pharmacies. New wholesalers have failed to establish a foothold in the market and the competition on price among wholesalers appears to be is suspended. This entails higher prices and increased public healthcare expenditures. The Danish Competition Council concludes in a new analysis that change of regulation is needed.
06. October 2016
The Competition and Consumer Authority is to set up a Consumer Policy Centre and a new merger unit. At the same time, the competition law work is to be strengthened. The organisational changes will be complete by the end of the year.
28. September 2016
Upon notification from the Danish hotel organization, Horesta, the Danish Competition Council has declared that according to the facts in its possession, an anticipated modernization of Horesta’s benchmarking system “Horestas Videnbank” falls outside the scope of the prohibition against anticompetitive agreements in Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.
30. August 2016
The Maritime and Commercial Court has just ruled that Elsam - now part of DONG Energy - infringed the Danish Competition Act by imposing excessive pricing for electricity in Western Denmark. Thus, the court upholds the Competition Council's 2007 decision in the case.
09. August 2016
Jacob Schaumburg-Müller has been appointed new Deputy Director General for the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority from 1st of September 2016.
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