• 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.    

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    New EPLG book! Transparency in EU Procurements

    Transparency in EU Procurements. Disclosure Within Public Procurement and During Contract Execution, a new book co-edited by EPLG Members Kirsi-Maria Halonen, Roberto Caranta and Albert Sanchez-Graells, is on pre-sale now (please visit this address)! From the publisher’s website: 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…

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    New book! Shaping EU Public Procurement Law: A Critical Analysis of the CJEU Case Law 2015–2017

    Shaping EU Public Procurement Law: A Critical Analysis of the CJEU Case Law 2015–2017, a new book by EPLG Member Albert Sanchez-Graells and Constant de Koninck, is on pre-sale now (please visit this address)! Here is the Overview from the publisher’s website About this book: Shaping EU Public Procurement Law: A Critical Analysis of the CJEU Case Law 2015–2017 studies the continual development of European Union (EU) public procurement law through the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). Tenderers of the EU Member States have to take into account the interpretation given by the CJEU of EU procurement law when putting into the market their public procurement…

  • Smart Public Procurement and Labour Standards

    Smart Public Procurement and Labour Standards. Pushing the Discussion after RegioPost (Bloomsbury, 2018). Edited by Albert Sánchez Graells, with contributions by Piotr Bogdanowicz and Roberto Caranta Smart procurement aims to leverage public buying power in pursuit of social, environmental and innovation goals. Socially-orientated smart procurement has been a controversial issue under EU law. The extent to which the Court of Justice (ECJ) has supported or rather constrained its development has been intensely debated by academics and practitioners alike. After the slow development of a seemingly permissive approach, the ECJ case law reached an apparent turning point a decade ago in the often criticised judgments in Rüffert and Laval, which left a number of open questions.…

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    Smart Public Procurement and Labour Standards – new book out (with 20% discount here)

    A new book will be published in March 2018, edited by EPLG member Albert Sanchez Graells: Smart Public Procurement and Labour Standards. Pushing the Discussion After Regiopost (Bloomsbury 2018). The book also contains contributions by other EPLG Members Piotr Bogdanowicz and Roberto Caranta. The book can be pre-ordered at www.hartpub.co.uk. Just use the use the discount code CV7 at the checkout for a 20% discount. Here is a flyer, available for circulation. And here is the abstract: Smart procurement aims to leverage public buying power in pursuit of social, environmental and innovation goals. Socially-orientated smart procurement has been a controversial issue under EU law. The extent to which the Court of Justice (ECJ) has supported…