Public Procurement Law Review (2015) Issue 5

Table of Content From public contracts to limited authorisations and vice versa: exploring general award requirements from the EU court’s corollary approachby Johan Wolswinkel Transparency notices in the EU public procurement regime: an empirical study of the use of transparency notices in Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdomby Lisbeth la Cour, Anders Milhøj, Grith Skovgaard […]

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Recently published book: “Public Procurement Policy – The Economics of Legal Relationships” by G Piga and T Tatrai (eds)

Appropriate laws and regulations are an essential tool to direct the action of procurers towards the public good and avoid corruption and misallocation of resources. Common laws and regulations across regions, nations and continents potentially allow for the further opening of markets and ventures to newcomers and new ideas to satisfy public demand. This book […]

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2015 edition of African Public Procurement Law Journal available

The 2015 edition of the online, open-access African Public Procurement Law Journal is available now at the following link The first two full articles in this edition, which can be freely downloaded at this link, deal with the Nigerian National Council on Public Procurement (by Kingsley Tochi Udeh) and Anti-corruption elements in Ghanaian procurement law […]

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CISG and Government Procurement: A survey by Cesar Pereira

CISG and Government ProcurementThe application of the CISG to government purchases and sale The CISG and Government procurement survey intends to assess the awareness about the possible application of the CISG – UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) to international purchases and sales made by government agencies, entities and utilities […]

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Just out: A Practical Guide to Public Procurement by Abby Semple

A Practical Guide to Public Procuremnt by Abby Semple, LL.B. (Dub) Consultant Editor Mark Cook, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP Oxford University Press, 2015 This book offers both an accessible introduction to the new directives and a critical assessment of their impact. Drawing upon a detailed understanding of the motivations for the reform process and the […]

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Prof. John Linarelli appointed as Public Procurement Law Review (PPLR) Assistant Editor

Professor John Linarelli has been appointed Assistant Editor of the Public Procurement Law Review (PPLR). Professor Linarelli holds a Chair at Durham University Law School in the UK. He has a longstanding affiliation with the Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG) at the University of Nottingham in the UK.

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On-line publication of Prof. Sue Arrowsmith’s paper on economic justifications under the TFEU free movement rules

Professor Sue Arrowsmith’s paper on economic justifications under the free movement rules of the TFEU (a version of which will be published in Current Legal Problems) is now available. This includes some analysis of economic justifications in the context of public procurement but deals with the wider aspects of the ECJ’s treatment of economic justifications, […]

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Public Procurement and the EU Competition Rules (2nd ed.) by Albert Sánchez Graells

Public procurement and competition law are both importantfields of EU law and policy, intimately intertwined in the creation of theinternal market. Hitherto their close connection has been noted, but notclosely examined. This work is the most comprehensive attempt to date toexplain the many ways in which these fields, often considered independent ofone another, interact and […]

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Public Procurement PhD Studentship 2015

Applications are invited for a three year post-graduate research studentship in public procurement law, leading to the degree of PhD, to commence in October 2015. This Studentship is offered on a full-time basis, and is open to applications from Home, EU and International candidates. This scholarship covers full fees and a maintenance grant of £14,057 […]

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Just out: Public Procurement Law Review (2015) Issue 4

PPLR 2015 Issue 4 Table of Content Shielding against damages for ineffectiveness: the limitations of liability available for contracting authorities – a Finnish approachby Kirsi-Maria Halonen Reflections on standing for judicial review in procurement casesby S H Bailey C-568/13 Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Careggi-Firenze v Data Medical Services srlby Susie Smith C-538/13 eVigilo: dealing with bias […]

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