Organisation: Swedish Competition Authority

Top Swedish lawyer moves to rival, Vinge hires from Apple and promotes

Swedish law firm Kastell has poached the head of Vinge’s competition practice, while the latter has hired a former European Commission official from Apple and also promoted a new partner, counsel and chief economist.

01 June 2023

Sweden ends railway abuse probe without infringement finding

The Swedish Competition Authority has closed its investigation into a state-owned railway logistics company for allegedly excluding a competitor from accessing its shunting services, finding a new initiative launched by the transport authority renders the probe unnecessary.

30 March 2023

Sweden issues rare Phase I clearance with behavioral conditions

The Swedish Competition Authority has approved Bonnier's €47.9 million acquisition of an online subscription platform, after the merging parties committed not to self-preference their own publishing titles and refrain from anticompetitive data collection practices.

07 February 2023

Sweden launches electric charging market study

The Swedish Competition Authority has opened a sector inquiry into the electric vehicle charging market to establish if some municipalities and a state-owned energy provider prevented new rivals from entering the market.

02 February 2023

Infrastructure company abandons merger after Swedish authority hints at deal block

Construction services provider Vestum has dropped its proposed purchase of a moisture protection material supplier after Sweden’s competition enforcer indicated it would likely block the tie-up, but will proceed with a below-threshold acquisition of another company included in the same deal.

10 January 2023

Brazil, Sweden and Poland open fuel pricing investigations

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog has opened a preliminary probe into a suspected fuel resale cartel, as enforcers in Sweden and Poland have launched market inquiries into rising fuel prices.

09 January 2023

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