Mandate The European Commission closes Tele2 investigation

November 13, 2018

On 25 April 2017 the European Commission conducted dawnraids at the premises of Tele2 and three other mobile network operators active in Sweden regarding potential infringements of EU competition law.

The Commission has informed Tele2 that the investigation has been closed without any further action. Vinge assisted Tele2 during the investigation.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, partners Johan Karlsson and Marcus Glader, economic expert Jakob Jeanrond and associates Johan Wahlbom and Xandra Ståhlberg.
 

Sanctions round-up

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