Helene Andersson

Stockholm University
Associate Professor in European Law

Helene Andersson is an Associate Professor in European Law at the University of Stockholm. In her research she focusses on competition law enforcement issues, often from a due process perspective. She is the author of Dawn Raids under Challenge and Access and Cartel Cases (both Hart Publishing). Alongside her research, Helene teaches both general EU law and EU competition law. Before venturing into academia, she worked as a practitioner for almost twelve years, advising clients on all kinds of competition law matters.

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Helene Andersson The Swedish Market Court finds that national postal operator abused its dominant position in the market for bulk mail deliveries (Bring CityMail Sweden / Posten Meddelande)


In a ruling of 8 June 2011, the Swedish Market Court prohibits the national postal operator Posten from applying a worksharing discount system on certain bulk mail deliveries. The discount system is found to have foreclosing effects, and its application constitutes an abuse of Posten‘s dominant (...)

Helene Andersson The Swedish competition authority initiates proceedings against tyre companies for participation in alleged bid-rigging cartel (Däckia and Euromaster)


On 24 November 2010, the Swedish Competition Authority (“the Competition Authority”) initiated proceedings in the Stockholm City Court against the two tyre dealers Däckia AB and Euromaster AB. According to the Competition Authority, the two companies have engaged in a bid rigging cartel operated (...)

Elisabeth Eklund-Legnerfält, Helene Andersson The Swedish Government publishes a new Competition Act which further harmonises with EU competition rules and introduces a number of new features to enhance cartel enforcement


A new Swedish Competition Act entered into force on 1 November 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 disqualification (...)

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