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European Commission Formally Adopts the European Single Procurement Document

Monday, 14 March 2016

Commission Implementing Regulation 2016/7 adopts the standard form for the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD).

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Three Reasons a Court Might Cancel a Public Contract

Friday, 22 January 2016

Since the remedies directive was introduced in 2008, the number and type of procurement disputes in the UK market has increased enormously.

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STOP PRESS: European Commission Publishes New Standard Procurement Forms

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

The European Commission has now published new and revised standard forms for advertising public sector contracts, concession contracts, utilities contracts and defence and security contracts in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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More on 'Living Wages' in Public Contracts

Friday, 20 November 2015

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has recently ruled on the extent that public authorities can require contractors and their sub-contractors to comply with regional legislation imposing a 'living wage'.

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Reliance on a Sub-Contractor's Professional Capacity

Friday, 20 November 2015

A recent opinion from the Advocate General provides guidance on the extent to which a tenderer may rely on the technical and/or professional capacity of a third party.

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Procurement Challenges - a step change?

Thursday, 27 August 2015

The fast moving pace of procurement litigation continues with what is a key decision in Woods Building Services and Milton Keynes Council.

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Procurement - New Utilities and Concessions Regulations Now Published

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

The changes will affect purchasing activity across all regulated utilities in England and Wales, and the concessions rules introduce a more detailed regulatory regime

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Another European Dynamics Procurement Challenge

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

The importance of giving reasons to unsuccessful bidders has been affirmed in the latest procurement challenge by Greek company European Dynamics.

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Look Before You Leap - Procurement Challenge on Changes to Contracts

Monday, 13 July 2015

This challenge was brought by Edenred, against HM Treasury, HMRC and National Savings & Investments and has been upheld by the Supreme Court.