The Swedish Competition Authority initiates fines proceedings against a manufacturer of wet tobacco for abusing its dominant position (Swedish Match)

SCA Initiates Fines Proceedings against Swedish Match for Abusing its Dominant Position* On 9 December 2014 the Swedish Competition Authority (SCA) filed proceedings before the Stockholm District Court (the Court) against Swedish Match North Europe AB (Swedish Match), a manufacturer of wet tobacco sold in Scandinavia as “snus”. The SCA claims that Swedish Match had abused its dominant position on the Swedish snus market and requests the Court to impose on Swedish Match a fine of approximately SEK 38 million (amounting to approximately € 4.1

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European Competition Network Brief, The Swedish Competition Authority initiates fines proceedings against a manufacturer of wet tobacco for abusing its dominant position (Swedish Match), 9 December 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2014, Art. N° 76787

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