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The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority launches draft guidelines on joint bidding under competition law

27. June 2017

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has published draft guidelines on joint bidding consortia. The draft guidelines contain, inter alia, information on the assessments undertakings shall make when they consider bidding for a contract together with one or more undertakings.

New guidance on tax issues in public procurement

21. June 2017

New guidance from the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority clarifies how requirements may be imposed regarding tax issues in connection with procurement and where the boundaries lie within the EU procurement rules.

Danish consumer conditions ranked average in Europe

15. June 2017

Denmark is ranked average when Danish consumers are asked about their experiences with consumer conditions. Among 10 European countries Danish consumer conditions are ranked fifth when looking at 42 markets. Danish consumer conditions are ranked below average in 36 of 42 markets.

Danish Consumer Conditions

15. June 2017

Consumers can help ensure more effective competition if they are active and continuously consider whether they can buy a better or cheaper product from another supplier. Thus, active consumers may also help boost productivity and ensure lower prices in Denmark. Among other things, the consumer’s ability to play an active part and make the right choice depends on whether the market is transparent and whether consumers trust the services they can buy and the suppliers on the market.

Danish Competition Council launches study on the pension market

12. June 2017

Danish Competition Council launches study on the pension market. The Danish pension sector administers around 4.000 bn. DKR and consumer mobility seems very limited. The new study will take in the entire market. This includes both private pensions and collective labour market pensions.

Anti-competitive agreement between Danish manufacturers of roofing membranes

31. May 2017

The Danish Competition Council has decided that 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.

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