The Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal overturns Stockholm District Court’s decision and finds three healthcare providers not guilty of cartel (Aleris / Capio / Hjärtkärlgruppen)

No Bid-Rigging in Swedish Healthcare Case* At the end of April this year, a Swedish case involving alleged procurement collusion in healthcare markets reached its final conclusion. In a reversal of fortunes for the Swedish Competition Authority (SCA), the Patent and Market Court of Appeal overturned the December 2015 judgment of the Stockholm District Court, exonerating the companies involved (Aleris Diagnostik, Capio S:t Görans Sjukhus*, Hjärtkärlgruppen i Sverige (HKG) (the Parties)). In 17 pages, the Court of Appeal dismissed the 200-plus page judgment of the lower court and thereby the fines of

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  • Mannheimer Swartling (Stockholm)

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Sarah Hoskins, The Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal overturns Stockholm District Court’s decision and finds three healthcare providers not guilty of cartel (Aleris / Capio / Hjärtkärlgruppen), 28 April 2017, e-Competitions April 2017, Art. N° 86443

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