Region: Denmark

Danish court orders enforcer to reassess decade-old abuse decision

A Danish court has overturned an abuse of dominance decision from the country’s antitrust enforcer against a train manufacturer and its distributor after finding the agency’s market definition was flawed.

28 February 2023


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The introduction of new foreign investment control legislation in July 2021 has kept Denmark’s compact competition bar on its toes.

12 December 2022

Drinks companies pull plug on three-to-two deal in Denmark

Two major Danish drinks businesses have abandoned a proposed tie-up after the country’s antitrust enforcer raised horizontal competition concerns during an in-depth review into the deal.

27 October 2022

Denmark: economist perspective

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11 October 2022

Danish enforcer fines homeware designer for vertical restrictions

Denmark’s competition authority has fined the Rosendahl Design Group €1 million after the company admitted to resale price maintenance and passive sales restrictions.

21 September 2022

Dutch appeals court rejects interim relief request against news publisher

A Dutch appellate court has affirmed a lower court’s refusal to order DPG Media to continue supplying its news content to a digital platform, ruling there was insufficient evidence that the publisher abused its dominant position in the wholesale daily newspaper market.

10 August 2022

Denmark seeks first fines since competition law amendment

Denmark’s antitrust watchdog has asked a local court to fine a home textiles supply association for entering into a market-sharing agreement with its member retail stores, which marks the first time the enforcer is using its new sanctioning procedure.

04 July 2022

Denmark: the differences – and similarities – between Danish and EU competition law

Featured in Europe, Middle East and Africa Antitrust Review 2023

Competition law in Denmark is similar to that of the EU, as demonstrated by analysis of recent practice and relevant developments in the Scandinavian country.

24 June 2022

Denmark: A primer on merger control

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An overview of merger control in Denmark, including information on the relevant legislation on merger control, the enforcing authorities, the applicable definitions and the jurisdictional thresholds for mergers.

24 June 2022

Denmark conditionally clears broadband merger in Phase II

Denmark’s antitrust watchdog has cleared a tie-up between the country’s largest fibre network owner and a rival, conditioned on behavioural remedies that ensure their downstream services are not shielded from competing with other providers.

30 May 2022

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