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Denmark: Distributor of hair products sentenced to pay a fine of DKK 1,000,000 for resale price maintenance

15. February 2019

On February 15, 2019, The City Court of Næstved sentenced the compa-ny Icon Hairspa (a Danish distributor of hair products) to pay a fine of DKK 1,000,000 (€ 134,000) for resale price maintenance. A person from the management was sentenced to pay a fine of DKK 100,000 (€13,400).

Booking platforms may have helped create growth in the Danish hotel business

01. February 2019

Digitization has created opportunities for the tourists and the hotels. Recent years have seen significant growth in the Danish hotel industry, and booking platforms have likely contributed to the increased demand for overnight stays in Denmark. The booking platforms are of great value to Danish consumers, but have also created some challenges.

Falck has abused its dominant position by excluding BIOS from the Danish market for ambulance services

30. January 2019

On the 30th of January 2019 the Danish Competition Council (”DCC”) ruled in a case concerning Falck’s (Denmark's largest provider of ambulance services) abuse of dominant position by deciding and implementing an exclusionary strategy which aimed at excluding Falck’s competitor BIOS from the market.

Denmark: Two members of the management in now dissolved demolition company fined DKK 300.000 each in bid rigging case

18. January 2019

The City Court of Hillerød has fined two members of the management in a now dissolved demolition company for infringing the Danish Competition Act by bid rigging.

Anti-competitive agreement/decision in an association of camera distributors

03. January 2019

The Danish Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld a decision taken by the Danish Competition Council (DCC) that a horizontal cooperation agreement/decision among more than 50 independent camera distributors, who are members of an association of camera distributors called Team DS, constituted an infringement of section 6 of the Danish Competition Act and Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).

Denmark: City Court acquits construction companies in bid rigging case

20. December 2018

The City Court of Odense acquitted the construction companies Jorton A/S and H. Skjøde Knudsen A/S as well as three members of the management in a bid rigging case.

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