Press release 12/20/2012 – The FCA proposes that the Market Court impose on Valio Oy a €70m penalty payment for abuse of dominant position in the production and wholesale market of fresh milk. The FCA has also ordered Valio to cease its antitrust violation which has continued for almost three years.
Press release 12/14/2012 – The FCA today approved a deal whereby DLA International Holding A/S ("DLA") part of the Danish Agro group acquires control in Hankkija-Maatalous Oy.
Press realease 12/12/2012 – The Ministry of Employment and the Economy has appointed LL.M., trained on the bench Juhani Jokinen Director General of the new Competition and Consumer Authority for 1 January – 31 Marc 2012. For the same duration, M.Sc. Techn, M.Sc.Pol. Timo Mattila has been appointed Director of the Competition division, and LL.M. Päivi Hentunen Director of the Consumer division and Consumer Ombudsman.
Press release 11/30/2012 – The new Competition and Consumer Authority is to commence operations on 1 January 2012. The President of the Republic confirmed the pertinent acts on 30 November 2012.
Press release 10/24/2012 – The FCA today decided to commence phase two investigations in a deal whereby Uponor Oyj (”Uponor”) and KWH-Yhtymä Oy (”KWH”) found a joint venture.
Press release 9/20/2012 – The government evening session met on Wednesday 19 September to discuss a programme for promoting healthy competition. The aim of the programme is to increase competition in the domestic market. The added value of the targeted sectors is approximately EUR 50 billion, which equals almost one fourth of Finland's GDP.