Recent publication titled “Protecting Human Rights in the Supply Chain” (O.Martin-Ortega and A.Davies) available for download

“Protecting Human Rights in the Supply Chain. A Guide for Public Procurement Practitioners” by Olga Martin-Ortega and Andy Davies  (CIPS, 2017) This Guidance, authored by Andy Davies and Olga Martin-Ortega, is published by the Chartered Institute for Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Knowledge. Written specifically for public procurement practitioners, the guide offers encouragement for buyers, decision […]

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Public Procurement Law Review: new issue out with articles on a new approach to implementing the 2014 public procurement Directives in Italy and the termination of a public contract

Public Procurement Law Review (2017), Issue 4   Table of Contents   A new approach to implementing the 2014 public procurement Directives in Italy: ANAC’s soft law regulatory powers amidst uncertainty and need for clarity (Annamaria La Chimia, Sara Valaguzza) Termination of a public contract – lifting the veil on art.73 of 2014/24 Directive (Kirsi-Maria […]

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The Procurement Law Journal (UrT): Open Access Papers in English

The most recent issue of The Procurement Law Journal (UrT) was published in April 2017 and contains two open access articles in English whose pdf versions are provided for free: Pedro Telles, “The European Single Procurement Document”, No 2017, p. 1; Franco Peirone, “Competing Anti-Corruption Strategies for ensuring Integrity in Public Contracts: U.S. and EU […]

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Recently published paper analysing the implications of Brexit for public procurement – by Professor Sue Arrowsmith (University of Nottingham) for the European Parliament

Professor Sue Arrowsmith’s paper for the European Parliament analysing the implications of Brexit for public procurement has now been published on the website of the Parliament. The paper, prepared at the request of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection, examines the implications of the UK’s departure from the EU for the EU-UK legal […]

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Public Procurement Research Group at the University of Nottingham welcomes three visiting scholars: Martin-Retortillo (Spain), Rahman (Malaysia) and Quinot (South Africa)

Ms Maria Carmen Rodriguez Martin-Retortillo, Dr Nasarudin Abdul Rahman and Professor Geo Quinot are visiting the Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG) at the School of Law, University of Nottingham (UK). Ms Maria Carmen Rodriguez Martin-Retortillo is Lecturer at the University of A Coruña (Spain) and will be in residence until 24 July 2017. Maria’s research project explores the […]

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Public Procurement Law Review: new issue out with articles on relations between the EU and the BRICS, and the legal framework for procurement of euro banknotes

Public Procurement Law Review (2017), Issue 3   Table of Contents The use of public procurement as a non-tariff barrier: relations between the EU and the BRICS in the context of the new EU trade and investment strategy (N C Rodrigues) The legal framework for procurement of euro banknotes by the ECB and national central […]

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Recently published ebook: “Winning Public Procurement Contracts In Serbia – Manual” by Slavica Joković

This eBook analyses public procurement opportunities, rules and procedures in Serbia, with particular reference to the new legislative framework. It highlights public procurement policy, including choice of participants and award of contracts, as well as information about bidding process and Public Procurement Development Strategy. Furthermore, the book gives a review of some key explanations that […]

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20% discount for PLAN Members on “Public Procurement and Multilateral Development Banks – Law, Practice and Problems” by Sope Williams-Elegbe

Public Procurement and Multilateral Development Banks – Law, Practice and Problems by Sope Williams-Elegbe   The multilateral development banks cumulatively channel billions of dollars annually in development assistance to borrower countries. This finance is usually spent through processes that incorporate the public procurement regulations of the banks and it is often a condition of this finance […]

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Recently published book: “The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation”

The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation Edited by Aris Georgopoulos, Bernard Hoekman, and Petros C. Mavroidis Examines how international norms for government procurement are reflected in purchasing practices Includes extensive cross-country information Focus on national, regional, and international regimes for procurement Strong focus on policy lessons and implications of experience and evidence on effects of […]

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Recently published policy paper: “Modern Slavery and Human Rights in Global Supply Chains: Roles and Responsibilities of Public Buyers” by Olga Martin-Ortega

Olga Martin-Ortega, an Academic member of PLAN, has recently published a policy paper titled “Modern Slavery and Human Rights in Global Supply Chains: Roles and Responsibilities of Public Buyers. Policy and practice insights for Higher Education Institutions in the framework of their obligations under the UK Modern Slavery Act” in the BHRE Research Series (Policy […]

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