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24. januar 2017
JP/Politikens Hus A/S has dropped its proposed merger with Dagbladet Børsen. Consequently, the Danish Competition Council stops the review of the merger notification. The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has expressed serious concerns about the merger. If the merging parties cannot accommodate competition concerns by offering appropriate commitments, the merger shall be prohibited.
30. november 2016
On November 30 2016, The Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) found that HMN Naturgas I/S (“HMN”), DEBRA – Energibranchen (“DEBRA”), Gastech-Energi A/S (“Gastech”) and Kiertner ApS (“Kiertner”) have infringed Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act by entering into an agreement which coordinate subscription prices for service on natural gas boilers to end users. The DCC orders the service providers to end the infringement immediately and to refrain from any action having the same or similar object or effect in the future.
14. oktober 2016
Two wholesalers account for almost all medicine to pharmacies. New wholesalers have failed to establish a foothold in the market and the competition on price among wholesalers appears to be is suspended. This entails higher prices and increased public healthcare expenditures. The Danish Competition Council concludes in a new analysis that change of regulation is needed.
28. september 2016
Upon notification from the Danish hotel organization, Horesta, the Danish Competition Council has declared that according to the facts in its possession, an anticipated modernization of Horesta’s benchmarking system “Horestas Videnbank” falls outside the scope of the prohibition against anticompetitive agreements in Section 6 of the Danish Competition Act.
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Help us uncover cartels and other violations of the Competition Act. Please contact the cartels division if you know about possible breaches of competition rules.
Compelling evidence can easily be disposed of and it is important for us if you can provide documentation in the form of for example emails or written agreements.