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Denmark: ”Metro Cash & Carry Danmark A/S, Denmark, sentenced to pay a fine of DKK 50,000 for withholding information in a merger case”

16. November 2017

On 16 November 2017, the High Court in Denmark upheld a sentence from the City Court of Glostrup. The sentence means that Metro Cash & Carry Danmark A/S must pay a fine of DKK 50,000 (€ 6,720) for withholding information in a merger case.

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority closes case regarding reorganisation of the pig breeding system DanBred

28. September 2017

The Danish Agriculture and Food council (in Danish “Landbrug & Fødevarer”) has adjusted its planned reorganisation of the DanBred (in Danish “DanAvl”) system. The adjustments remove the prelimi-nary competition concerns that originally caused the Danish Compe-tition and Consumer Authority (“DCCA”) to open an investigation. The DCCA has therefore decided to close the case.

The Danish Competition Council has approved SE a.m.b.a.’s merger with Boxer TV A/S subject to commitments

27. September 2017

On 27 April 2017 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (DCCA) received a complete notification of SE a.m.b.a.’s (“SE”) acquisition of sole control of Boxer TV A/S (“Boxer”).

Nykredit’s commitment regarding administration margins is replaced by new commitments

27. September 2017

The Competition Council has decided that there is no basis for repealing Nykredit's 2003 commitment regarding a price cap on administration margins, which is paid to Nykredit in addition to interest on mortgage loans. At the same time, the Council has decided that new commitments (commitments A and B) can replace the initial commitment from 2003

Anti-competitive agreement on customer allocation between media agencies

30. August 2017

On August 30, 2017, the Danish Competition Council found that a horizontal cooperation agreement between two independent media agencies constitutes an infringement of Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.

The Danish Competition Council has approved Imerco Holding A/S’ merger with Inspiration A/S subject to commitments

16. August 2017

On 6 February 2017 the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (‘the Authority’) received a complete notification of Imerco Holding A/S’ (‘Imerco Holding’) acquisition of sole control of Inspiration A/S (‘Inspiration’).

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