The Reform of EU Directives on Public Procurement:
Towards More Flexibility
Thursday 27 September 2012 14:30 to 18:30
LocationFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 28 Tudor Street, London, EC4Y 1HS
Michael Bowsher QC, Monckton Chambers
Professor Dr Martin Burgi, Research Center for Public Procurement Law, University of Bochum/University of Munich, Germany
Professor Roberto Caranta, Turin University, Italy
Professor Mario Comba, University of Turin
Professor Dacian Dragos, Babes Bolyai University, Romania
Dr Duncan Fairgrieve, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Professor Daniel I. Gordon, The George Washington University Law School
Jane Jenkins, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Professor François Lichère, University of Aix-Marseille, France
Professor Gabriella Racca, University of Turin, Italy
Nico Spiegel, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission
Professor Steen Treumer, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Professor Martin Trybus, University of Birmingham
This event will evaluate the proposed reform of the EU Directives on Public Procurement, currently under discussion following proposals by the European Commission. Topics will include:
- Overview of reform of EU directives on public procurement by EU Commission speaker
- Contracts covered by the Directive and the in house exception
- Flexibility and dialogue in the award procedures
- Strategic use of public procurement to empower SMEs and achieve green and social objectives
- External view on reform of EU directives by leading US commentator
Please note we will use the Tudor Street entrance at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, map available to download here.
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