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The New Swedish Competition Act

December 2008 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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A new Swedish Competition Act will enter into force on November 1, 2008. The Act was passed by Parliament on June 11, 2008. The new legislation means further harmonisation with EC competition rules and it also introduces a number of new features in order to enhance cartel enforcement. One of the new features is the introduction of trading prohibitions. The rules regarding fines will become both clearer and stricter in an aim to enhance legal certainty.


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