Region: Norway

Norway settles Delivery Hero abuse of dominance probe

The Norwegian Competition Authority has settled an abuse of dominance probe into Delivery Hero subsidiary Foodora after the food delivery platform agreed to refrain from imposing exclusivity agreements on partner restaurants for the next three years.

18 January 2022

Lars Sørgard: the exit interview

After six years as head of the Norwegian Competition Authority, Lars Sørgard will step down on 19 January and return to his role as a professor of economics at the Norwegian School of Economics. Sørgard spoke to GCR about the authority’s accomplishments during his tenure and addressed criticism about the agency's enforcement priorities and political interference.

11 January 2022

Norwegian enforcer names new antitrust head

The Norwegian Competition Authority has appointed Tina Søreide as its new director general, after the agency’s existing head decided not to renew his mandate in the new year.

13 December 2021


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Enforcement in the grocery sector still keeps the majority of competition teams busy in Norway, although the local bar is also starting to work on more damages litigation.

10 December 2021

Norway’s top court upholds highest-ever fine

An appellate court has upheld the Norwegian Competition Authority’s highest ever sanction, after dismissing Telenor’s appeal against a €83.5 million fine for abusing its dominance in the mobile phone market.

30 November 2021

Norwegian tribunal upholds record cartel fine

Norway’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld the country’s highest-ever sanction on a single company for a cartel infringement, confirming a €76.1 million fine on Verisure for colluding with a rival to share the market for home alarms.

25 November 2021

Banking deal blocked in Norway

The Norwegian Competition Authority has intervened to stop DNB’s €1 billion acquisition of rival Sbanken, after the buyer twice proposed what the agency said were inadequate remedies.

16 November 2021

Norway: economist perspective

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28 October 2021

From the enforcer: Konkurransetilsynet - The Norwegian Competition Authority

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28 October 2021

Norway issues banking merger with SO

Norway’s antitrust watchdog has challenged DNB Bank’s €1 billion acquisition of competitor Sbanken, warning that it may have to block the deal unless the companies offer sufficient remedies.

26 August 2021

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