Regulating for a sustainable and resilient single market Challenges and reforms in the areas of state aid, competition, and public procurement law
Prof. Marta Andhov contributed to the report ‘Regulating for a sustainable and resilient single market: Challenges and reforms in the areas of state aid, competition, and public procurement law’, published by Etui in February 2023.
Les principes des contrats publics en Europe / Principles of public contracts in Europe
The 1st edition of the book “Les principes des contrats publics en Europe / Principles of public contracts in Europe” has been published in March 2022 by Larcier Publisher. EPLG member Patricia Valcárcel Fernández co-edited the volume, with contributions by EPLG members Carina Risvig Hamer, Gabriella M. Racca and Roberto Caranta. This in-depth and bilingual (English / Français) international study, based on a five years research, contains a clear overview and an exhaustive inquiry of diversity of use of principles in the award and performance of public contracts. Based on a common methodology, this volume combines sources of international law, EU law (directives on public procurement and ECJ’S case law)…
Droit des Contrats Administratifs 12e édition
The 12th edition of the handbook “Droit des Contrats Administratifs” (Administrative Contract Law) has been published in October 2021, by the EPLG member François Lichère, Professor of Public Law at the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Director of the Chair of Public Contracts Law and consultant to French and foreign law firms, administrations and companies and Laurent Richer, Professor Emeritus of Public Law at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and lawyer specialist in public law (Richer et associés Law Firm). This handbook, which has already been used by several generations of students and practitioners, studies, on the one hand, the general regime of administrative contracts and, on the other,…
Contract Modifications in EU Procurement Law
EPLG member Piotr Bogdanowicz, Associate Professor at Warsaw University and Counsel at Clifford Chance, Poland, published the book Contract Modifications in EU Procurement Law in the Elgar European Law and Practice series. Contract Modifications in EU Procurement Law provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the process of contract modification under European Union (EU) procurement law. The book examines the origin of the regulations pertaining to modifications, the legal grounds for modification and limitations under current rules. In addition, the book outlines the legal effects of carrying out a modification breach under EU law. Key features of the book include: – an analysis of the criteria which must be…
European Public Procurement. Commentary on Directive 2014/24/EU
Co-edited by Roberto Caranta and Albert Sanchez-Graells, this detailed Commentary provides an authoritative interpretation of each provision in the main EU Directive on public procurement – Directive 2014/24/EU, and is rich in its critical analysis of the provisions of the 2014 Directive and the case-law. The Commentary also highlights the application problems and interpretative issues being raised in EU Member States, which in due time will make their way up to the CJEU or even require further legislative interventions.
Joint Public Procurement and Innovation. Lessons Across Borders
This book contributes to the development of life-cycle criteria tools and methodologies for public procurement in the EU. It collects both sector-crossing contributions analysing the most relevant theoretical and legal aspects, including both EU law and contract theory, and sector-specific contributions relating to some of the most important sustainable goods and services markets. The book starts with a chapter that discusses the different approaches to including sustainability considerations in buying decisions by both private and public purchasers, and then goes on to examine the EU law on LCC and how it is implemented in different Member States.
Cost and EU Public Procurement Law. Life-Cycle Costing for Sustainability
This book contributes to the development of life-cycle criteria tools and methodologies for public procurement in the EU. It collects both sector-crossing contributions analysing the most relevant theoretical and legal aspects, including both EU law and contract theory, and sector-specific contributions relating to some of the most important sustainable goods and services markets. The book starts with a chapter that discusses the different approaches to including sustainability considerations in buying decisions by both private and public purchasers, and then goes on to examine the EU law on LCC and how it is implemented in different Member States. These chapters address the challenges in balancing economic and sustainability objectives under…
Public Procurement and Aid Effectiveness. A Roadmap under Construction
This edited collection fills a significant gap in the literature by gathering contributions from the most prominent academics and practitioners of aid and procurement. It explores the economic, political and legal relationship between procurement and aid effectiveness in developing countries, and takes stock of current debates in the field.
Transparency in EU Procurements. Disclosure Within Public Procurement and During Contract Execution
This book provides a timely analysis of transparency in public procurement law. In its first part, the book critically assesses a number of key matters from a general and comparative perspective, including corruption prevention, competition and commercial issues and access to remedies. The second part illustrates how the relevance of these aspects varies across member states of the EU.
Shaping EU Public Procurement Law: A Critical Analysis of the CJEU Case Law 2015–2017
What’s in this book: The first part of the book offers a unique reflection on enduring themes in public procurement law such as the following and concludes with some thoughts on some of the salient aspects of this recent episode of silent reform of EU public procurement law through CJEU case law: shaping of the scope of this regulatory regime; development of tighter criteria for the exclusion of candidates and tenderers; conduct of qualitative selection; consolidation of the court’s previous approach to technical specifications; new developments in tender evaluation; inclusion of contract performance clauses with a social orientation; and development of interpretive guidance concerning several aspects of the procurement…