Region: Denmark

Vestager touts availability for third term

Margrethe Vestager is eyeing a third term at the European Commission after losing out on the top role at the European Investment Bank.

22 January 2024

Unions level competitive landscape in labour market, say Nordic enforcers

Competition authorities in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway have reiterated that anticompetitive conduct in labour markets breaches competition rules, but say their high levels of trade union membership could limit the harm such conduct causes.

17 January 2024

Denmark

Featured in GCR 100 2024

15 December 2023

EU conditionally clears bioscience tie-up in Phase I

Industrial enzymes manufacturer Novozymes can complete its proposed $12.3 billion purchase of rival Chr. Hansen – the largest-ever Danish merger – conditioned on the parties divesting a lactase distribution business and production facility, the European Commission has said.

13 December 2023

Vestager returns to EU competition role

Margrethe Vestager will return to the European Commission as antitrust chief after losing the race to head the European Investment Bank.

08 December 2023

Denmark: economist perspective

Featured in Enforcer Hub

23 November 2023

Denmark uncovers sprawling electricity supply cartel

A cartel involving 50 companies illegally rigged bids to provide Denmark's national grid operator with electricity supplies, the country's antitrust enforcer has said.

30 October 2023

Danish tyre companies hit brakes on deal amid Phase II scrutiny

Two Danish tyre companies have abandoned their proposed tie-up after failing to propose sufficient remedies during a controversial in-depth probe by the national competition enforcer.

15 August 2023

Danish enforcer requests price-fixing fine for car repair platform

Denmark’s antitrust enforcer has urged a local court to fine online car repair platform Autobutler for entering into price-fixing agreements with hundreds of garages.

03 July 2023

Denmark: Authorities build on EU competition law and focus enforcement on cutting-edge sectors

Featured in Europe, Middle East and Africa Antitrust Review 2024

Shared characteristics of the Danish Competition Act and EU competition law give the country similar priorities and a familiar enforcement framework. Yet it is the key differences that allow the Danish government to better curb anticompetitive developments in pivotal sectors, such as its burgeoning digital market.

30 June 2023

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