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Public procurement

34 posts
Comi Report: larger governments not happy with universal recognition NEW
Rebentisch Sköne Oke 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
In an article for European Voice Paul Meller of OFE lashes out at certain governments in the Council: “However, national governments – in particular those from the EU’s largest countries, including France, Germany and the UK – do not.
Appalti e concessioni NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 8 Minutes ago
La Commissione propone una riforma della normativa sugli appalti europei per favorire le piccole e medie imprese e favorire la crescita in questo settore. Qui l’articolo di Europarlamento24. La riforma della normativa sugli appalti pubblici ava...
EU Green Paper on e-procurement NEW
Grahnlaw 4 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
The European Commission has launched a consultation on expanding the use of electronic procurement in the internal market: European Commission acts to expand the use of e-procurement in the EU (18 October 2010, press release IP/10/1347; in English, F...
Joined Cases C‑145/08 and C‑149/08 NEW
ECJBlog 4 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
In Case C-145/08, the competent interministerial committee decided to privatise Elliniko Kazino Parnithas AE (‘EKP’), a subsidiary of Ellinika Touristika Akinita AE (‘ETA’), an undertaking wholly owned by the Greek State. The contract notice...
Application of Article 346 of the TFEU in the Field of Defence Procurement NEW
Ideas on Europe 4 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 11 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
I supervised a student Research Paper on Directive 2009/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on the coordination of procedures for the award of certain works contracts, supply contracts and service contracts by contract...
MittEuropa » Regeringen måste besinna sitt ansvar NEW
Europabloggen 4 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 27 Minutes ago
De stora EU-ländernas hårdnackat nationalistiska upphandlingspolitik på försvarsområdet lär fortsätta. Då är det viktigt att den svenska regeringen inte försöker leka Bror Duktig, och liberaliserar innan de andra i handling visat sig villi...
EU Lisbon Treaty and public procurement NEW
Grahnlaw 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
The Lisbon Treaty entered into force on 1 December 2009, and the internal market remains a core aim of the European Union, meant to comprise an area without internal frontiers in which the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital is ensu...
EU:n Lissabonin sopimus ja julkiset hankinnat NEW
Eurooppaoikeus 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Euroopan parlamentti julkaisee ajoittain eurooppaoikeuden harrastajalle hyödyllisiä taustaselvityksiä Euroopan unionin lainsäädännön toteuttamisesta ja kehittämistarpeista. EU:n sisäisissä politiikoissa ja toimissa sisämarkkinat ovat edell...
EU public procurement thresholds outside the eurozone 2010 NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
According to the Lisbon Treaty, the European Union shall establish an economic and monetary union whose currency is the euro (Article 3(4) TEU).In practice, among the 27 EU member states sixteen form the eurozone, so eleven national currencies still...
EU public procurement: New threshold values 2010 NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 38 Minutes ago
New threshold values, in line with the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement, enter into force in the European Union on 1 January 2010. This is the effect of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1177/2009, of interest to public authorities and businesses.
Norge fastholder overenskomster på offentligt udbud NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 5 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 37 Minutes ago
Den norske regering fastholder krav om overenskomstmæssig løn ved offentlige udbud, selvom EØS mener det strider mod EF-domstolens afgørelse. Trods mange værktøjer til bekæmpelse af social dumping, så vokser problemet i landet, siger Arbejdst...
SIMAP - le portail vers les marchés publics européens NEW
BrainsFeed.eu - Information Européenne 5 Years, 1 Month, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
On vous a déjà parlé de TED, la base de données des marchés publics européens (http://blog.brainsfeed.eu/archives/83-Appels-doffres-europeens.html). En fait, TED est une partie d'un ensemble plus large, SIMAP (http://simap.europa.eu/sitemap/ind...
Förkommersiell upphandling NEW
Grahnblawg 5 Years, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
KommissionenInnovationerna är en ödesfråga för Europa i den ekonomiska konkurrensen, vilket en arbetsgrupp ledd av Esko Aho helt riktigt konstaterade i sin rapport till Europeiska unionen. Ett av arbetsgruppens förslag var att använda offentlig...
EU: Esikaupalliset hankinnat NEW
Eurooppaoikeus 5 Years, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Euroopan yhteisön (Euroopan unionin) hankintadirektiivien tarkoituksena on avata julkiset hankinnat aidolle kilpailulle sisämarkkinoilla.Hankintasopimukset olisi siksi tehtävä puolueettomin perustein, joilla varmistetaan avoimuuden, syrjimättöm...
EU procurement law: Technical specifications (II) NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Article 23(1) of the Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC lays down the obligation for the contracting authority to set out the technical specifications as defined in point 1 of Annex VI in the contract documentation:CHAPTER IVSpecific rules governing sp...
EU procurement law: Technical specifications (I) NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 10 Months, 20 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
The aim of European Community (European Union) procurement rules is to open up public purchasing to competition in the internal market. Technical specifications favouring certain (national) tenderers can defeat this purpose before the competition has...
EU services procurement: Mixed contracts NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 10 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Earlier we looked at the procurement of priority services (Annex II A) and at non-priority services (Annex II B). What to do when the same public contract covers both?These contracts are defined as mixed.The Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC offers a...
Erfarenheter av upphandlingslagen i Finland NEW
Grahnblawg 5 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 39 Minutes ago
När Finlands Riksdag antog den nya lagstiftningen om upphandling förutsatte den att regeringen redogör för effekterna och anger eventuella ändringsbehov. Upphandling i samarbete mellan kommuner och den tredje sektorns roll som producent av socia...
Julkiset hankinnat puntarissa NEW
Eurooppaoikeus 5 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 28 Minutes ago
Hankintalainsäädännön uudistamisen yhteydessä eduskunta edellytti hallitukselta selontekoa uuden lainsäädännön vaikutuksista ja mahdollisista muutostarpeista. Erityismaininnan saivat kuntien yhteistoiminta sekä kansalaisjärjestöjen (kolma...
EU procurement law: Exclusive rights NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The European Community (European Union) Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC does not apply to public service contracts awarded by for instance the State Government to another government body based on an exclusive right.These monopoly rights have to be c...
Service concessions in EU procurement NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Minutes ago
Service concessions continue the long list of public contracts excluded from the application of the Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC.But if concessions are exempted from the detailed procurement procedures, it does not mean that they are free from th...
Julkiset hankinnat Euroopan unionissa ja Suomessa NEW
Eurooppaoikeus 5 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Euroopan unionin (alun perin Euroopan talousyhteisön) tavoitteena on 50 vuoden ajan ollut turvata jäsenmaiden taloudellinen ja sosiaalinen edistys poistamalla Eurooppaa jakavat raja-aidat.Keskeisessä roolissa on yhteismarkkinoiden, myöhemmin sis
Upphandling 2008 i Finland NEW
Grahnblawg 5 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 43 Minutes ago
Den nya lagstiftningen om offentlig upphandling i Finland trädde i kraft den 1 juni 2007. Genom upphandlingslagen (348/2007), försörjningslagen (349/2007) och upphandlingsförordningen (6142007) infördes Europeiska gemenskapens (Europeiska unione...
Julkiset hankinnat 2008 NEW
Eurooppaoikeus 5 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 1 Minute ago
Viime vuosi oli hankintalain ensimmäinen kokonainen, sillä Euroopan yhteisön (Euroopan unionin) hankintadirektiivin 2004/18/EY toteuttamiseksi säädetty laki tuli voimaan 1. kesäkuuta 2007.Vuonna 2008 julkaistiin Suomessa 19 713 hankintailmoitus...
EU Procurement Directive: International rules NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 11 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Contracts with certain public entities outside the European Economic Area (EEA) are excluded from the European Community (European Union) Procurement Directive.***Article 15According to Article 15 of the Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, certain cont...
EU Procurement Directive: Telecommunications sector excluded NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 11 Months, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Contracts concerning public telecommunications networks and services are excluded from the scope of the European Community (European Union) Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC: Article 13Specific exclusions in the field of telecommunicationsThis Direct...
EU procurement: Central purchasing body (CPB) NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The EC (EU) Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, also known as the Classic Directive, defines a central purchasing body (CPB) in Article 1.10:10. A ‘central purchasing body’ is a contracting authority which:— acquires supplies and/or services inte...
EU procurement: Contracting authority NEW
Grahnlaw 6 Years, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Contracting authority is one of the key concepts of the EC (EU) Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, popping up in almost every provision. With the position as a contracting authority goes the responsibility to follow the right procedures.br /br /Even i...
EU procurement: Electronic auction NEW
Grahnlaw 6 Years, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
What is an electronic auction in EU procurement? What we see is typically an automated Dutch auction (reversed auction) of standard goods.br /br /br /Article 1.7 of the Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC offers the following, more technical definition:...
European Union: Public procurement definitions NEW
Grahnlaw 6 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Public contracts, public works contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts are defined in Article 1(2) of the Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC.br /br /Title I Definitions and general principles starts with Article 1 Definitions, a...
Introducing EU Public Procurement Directive NEW
Grahnlaw 6 Years, 1 Month, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The remaining EU Public Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC recitals form the backbone of this introductory blog post. The Directive is in force in the European Economic Area (EEA).br /br /***br /br /Registration of contractorsbr /br /Recital 45 deals...
EU Public Procurement Directive Preamble NEW
Grahnlaw 6 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
The 84 Articles and twelve Annexes of the Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC are preceded by a long Preamble laying out the legal history and reasons behind the new Directive. These Preambles are not always easy to read, but they contain a wealth of in...