The Swedish Competition Authority (“SCA”) fined the undertaking Rundvirke Poles AB (“Rundvirke”) in the amount of SEK 2 million (approximately EUR 208.360) for illicit cartel behaviour on the market for power-line poles. While the level of the fine or the decision itself does not carry any particular newsworthiness, the way the infringement was brought to an end is novel, at least for the purposes of Swedish
The Swedish Competition Authority uses for the first time the "fine order" procedure as parties accepted not to refute the existence of a cartel in the energy sector (Rundvirke Poles)
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