Region: Denmark

Denmark again finds Post Danmark acted abusively

Denmark’s competition enforcer has ruled that a rebates scheme by its incumbent postal operator were abusive exclusivity rebates, reaching a decision despite having pledged to wait for the European Court of Justice’s Intel judgment.

01 June 2017

Danish court imposes fine for misleading merger filing

A regional court in Denmark last week fined food wholesaler Metro Cash & Carry Denmark 50,000 kroner (€6,720) for filing a misleading deal notification to the country’s competition enforcer when it sold two stores to Euro Cater in 2014.

25 April 2017

Danish enforcer fines Olympus for RPM

Denmark’s competition watchdog today said it has fined the Danish branch of optical and digital equipment manufacturer Olympus 3.6 million kroner (€484,000), after the company admitted to engaging in resale price maintenance.

18 April 2017

Media merger spiked following Danish opposition

Danish publishing house JP/Politiken called off its planned acquisition of business newspaper Dagbladet Børsen on Tuesday, after Denmark’s Competition and Consumer Authority expressed concerns that the merger would reduce competition for online and print newspapers and advertising.

27 January 2017


Featured in GCR 100 - 17th Edition

12 December 2016

Denmark’s competition bar

Year in year out, the same four elite firms continue to dominate Denmark’s competition scene – although Bruun & Hjejle, which is once again Denmark’s only highly recommended firm, may well be catching up. Three solid competition practices, including one that has reappeared after a brief hiatus, round out our rankings as recommended firms. Sonya Lalli takes a closer look

10 December 2016

An interview with Jakob Hald

Jakob Hald joined Denmark’s Competition and Consumer Authority as director-general in January 2016. Less than one year into his tenure, Sonya Lalli spoke with him about what to expect from the enforcer in years to come

10 December 2016

Denmark closes case against construction cartelists

Danish prosecutors have granted full immunity to the company that helped it obtain more than 31 million kroner (€4.2 million) in fines from cartelists that rigged construction bids – the largest set of fines obtained in a single antitrust case in Denmark.

07 December 2016

Danish enforcer pursues vertical collusion in natural gas boiler sector

Denmark’s competition watchdog has said the country’s largest gas company, two sub-suppliers and a trade association coordinated subscription prices in the installation of natural gas boilers, but at least one of the companies said it intends to appeal against the agency’s decision.

01 December 2016

Denmark fines Opel for price-fixing

11 November 2016

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