Norwegian Competition Authority at Borregaard

13.03.2006: The Norwegian Competition Authority has today initiated the securing of evidence at Orkla's subsidiary Borregaard Industries Ltd.

The securing of evidence is being carried out pursuant to section 25 of the Competition Act and pursuant to the order of 24 February 2006 by the Bergen District Court.
 
The purpose of securing evidence is to look for evidence to disprove or confirm whether the company has contravened section 10 of the Competition Act of 2004 and section 3-2 of the Competition Act of 1993 regarding competition-limiting agreements between undertakings.
 
Borregaard will collaborate with the Competition Authority to ensure that the process of securing evidence can be carried out as quickly and smoothly as possible.