Region: Denmark

Pharma price hike attracts abuse action in Denmark

Denmark’s competition enforcer has referred CD Pharma to the country’s criminal prosecutor, after finding the drug distributor abused its dominant position when it raised the price of a stimulant drug by 2000%.

31 January 2018

Denmark takes aim at camera dealers

A camera distributors’ association will face criminal charges after Denmark’s Competition Council found its members had colluded to fix prices.

08 December 2017

Danish court upholds merger fines

A court in Denmark has upheld the state prosecutor’s decision to fine a supermarket company for withholding information about a potential buyer in a merger notification process.

17 November 2017

Denmark refers postal distributors for prosecution

Denmark's Competition and Consumer Authority has referred a customer-sharing agreement to prosecutors after finding it barred a media company from contacting a rival's customers.

31 August 2017

Denmark fines plumbing company

Danish prosecutors have fined a plumbing company 1 million kroner (€130,000) in a settlement agreement.

15 August 2017

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


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