A new report by the Nordic competition authorities indicates a need for increased use of competition in the waste management sector.
The Competition Authority is concerned that the introduction of an air passenger excise duty could lead to unintended effects on competition.
Lars Sørgard entered the position as Director General for Competition on 25 January.
The Appeals Committee of the Supreme Court of Norway has rejected the appeal in the asphalt cartel case. The Borgarting Court of Appeals concluded in May 2015 that NCC Roads AS was liable for the infringement carried out by one of its employees. It also held the parent company NCC AB jointly and severally liable for the infringement.
Magnus Gabrielsen took over as Director General of the Norwegian Competition Authority on 1 September 2015.
The Norwegian Competition Authority has approved Aleris Helse AS' acquisition of Teres Medical Group AS with remedies.