Region: Denmark

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

24 June 2022

Denmark: A primer on merger control

Featured in Europe, Middle East and Africa Antitrust Review 2023

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

Peugeot dealers collectively boycotted rival platform, Danish enforcer says

Denmark’s competition watchdog has referred an association of Peugeot dealers to the state prosecutor after finding they conspired to boycott an online car sales marketplace in favour of a rival platform.

25 February 2022

Danish road painters escape fines for anticompetitive consortium

A Danish court has acquitted two road painting companies for forming an illegal consortium agreement because their behaviour did not warrant criminal penalties, despite the country’s highest court ruling that the conduct infringed competition law.

15 February 2022

Denmark pursues disco cartel

The Danish competition authority has fined 18 nightclubs and their jointly-owned purchasing company for entering into a market-sharing conspiracy that restricted where they could open new discos.

20 December 2021

Denmark

Featured in GCR 100 2022

Denmark’s competition bar is small but competitive, with a handful of sophisticated firms advising on a host of national court cases and the occasional EU matter.

10 December 2021

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