Public Procurement & PPP Law
Interactive Workshop | 23.05.2019 - 24.05.2019 | Rome | Language: English

Essentials of Public Procurement

European Public Procurement law aims to ensure that the activities of the State, when entering into contracts relating to the purchase of goods and services, adhere to economic principles and do not distort competition.

This two day workshop is designed to provide you with the essentials to of public procurement law, to kick start your knowledge or to freshen up your background.

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Topics of the Workshop

  • The Legal Framework
  • Procurement Rules outside the Directives and State aids
  • Practical issues in applying Public  Procurement Rules
  • Remedies and Enforcement
  • Contracting Authorities in Public Procurement
  • In-House Public Procurement
  • Public Procurement and Innovation
  • Sustainable Policies and EU Public Procurement
  • Concessions and PPPs
  • Preventing Irregularities and Conducting Financial Corrections in Operational Programmes

Methodology?

The sessions will combine presentations, case studies and discussion on practical problems. You will have ample opportunities to present your own problematic issues and discuss them with the speakers and participants from other Member States.

Just send to us your cases and questions in advance! We will forward them to our speakers, who will include your issues in the programme and answer them during the workshop. All information concerning such problems and cases will be treated confidentially.


Workshop Material – No need to miss anything!

If you were unable to make it to the workshop you may want to order a copy of the printed material including the access data to all presentations shown during the event. The price is 199€ (excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact Mariell Raisma.

Day 1: Thursday, 23 May | 08:30 - 17:00

Chair of the Seminar
Christopher Bovis Professor of Business Law, Faculty of Business, Law and Politics; Hull University Business School, Kingstopn upon Hall, England
08:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00

Welcome Notes & Introduction Round

09:15

European Public Procurement Law

Public Sector Directive 2014/24/EU
Utilities Procurement Directive 2014/25/EU
The EU Concessions Directive 2014/23/EU
Defence Sector Directive 2009/81/EU

Christopher Bovis Professor of Business Law, Faculty of Business, Law and Politics; Hull University Business School, Kingstopn upon Hall, England
(invited)
10:30

Practical issues in Applying Public Procurement Rules

Publication
Transparency
Technical specifications
Thresholds triggering EU-wide rules
Types of award procedures

Christopher Bovis Professor of Business Law, Faculty of Business, Law and Politics; Hull University Business School, Kingstopn upon Hall, England
(invited)
11:15

Interactive Task

Filling in the “Simple dashboard structure for procurement planning”, generated by European Commission. It will be done during different sessions.

Christopher Bovis Professor of Business Law, Faculty of Business, Law and Politics; Hull University Business School, Kingstopn upon Hall, England
(invited)
11:45

Contracting Authorities in Public Procurement

Christopher Bovis Professor of Business Law, Faculty of Business, Law and Politics; Hull University Business School, Kingstopn upon Hall, England
(invited)
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Award Criteria for Public Contracts

Abnormally low tenders
MEAT criteria
Life cycle costs

Zsuzsanna Kondor National University of Public Service, Former Head of Managing Authority of Operational Programme Technical Assistance and Head of Coordination Managing Authority, Budapest
(invited)
14:30

Coffee Break

15:00

Remedies and Enforcement

Enforcement at supranational level
Enforcement at national level

Antonio Capobianco Senior Expert in Competition Law Enforcement, Competition Division, OECD, Paris
(invited)
15:45

Concessions and PPPs

Challenges involved in public partnership contracts
Exemption from Procurement rules
Regulatory framework

Pawel Nowicki Assistant professor Nicolaus Copernicus University, Faculty of Law and Administration, Department of European Law, Torun, Poland
16:45

Q&A and Discussion

Christopher Bovis Professor of Business Law, Faculty of Business, Law and Politics; Hull University Business School, Kingstopn upon Hall, England
(invited)
17:00

End of Day 1

Day 2: Friday, 24 May | 09:00 - 17:45

09:00

Public Procurement and State Aid

Sarah Schoenmaekers Assistant Professor European Law, Maastricht University
(invited)
10:00

Public Procurement and Innovation

Importance of PPI
How to promote PPI
Different steps of PPI

Alexandra Terzaki Terzaki Unternehmensberatung, Vienna
(invited)
10:45

Coffee Break

11:15

In-House Public Procurement

Alexandra Terzaki Terzaki Unternehmensberatung, Vienna
(invited)
11:45

Lunch

12:45

Sustainable Policies and EU Public Procurement

Strategic public procurement
Environmental criteria in public procurement
Social policy criteria and public procurement
SMEs and public procurement

Antonio Capobianco Senior Expert in Competition Law Enforcement, Competition Division, OECD, Paris
(invited)
13:30

Preventing Irregularities and Conducting Financial Corrections in Operational Programmes

Introduction to Monitoring and Control
Preventing Irregularities and Financial Corrections
Corrections and Closure
Controlling beneficiaries

Zsuzsanna Kondor National University of Public Service, Former Head of Managing Authority of Operational Programme Technical Assistance and Head of Coordination Managing Authority, Budapest
(invited)
14:30

Coffee Break

15:00

Interactive Tutorial: Tendering Phases in Practice

Participants will split into parallel working groups to apply the requirements of different tendering phases to real cases.
Parallel Break-out session 1: Pre-tendering phase
Parallel Break-out session 2: Tendering phase
Parallel Break-out session 3: Post-award phase
Presentation of findings in panel

Christopher Bovis Professor of Business Law, Faculty of Business, Law and Politics; Hull University Business School, Kingstopn upon Hall, England
(invited)
16:15

Problem Solving Session

Round-table discussion on the important lessons to be drawn from the training and the typical mistakes to avoid

16:45

End of the Workshop & Distribution of Certificates

Speakers

Christopher Bovis
Professor of Business Law, Faculty of Business, Law and Politics; Hull University Business School, Kingstopn upon Hall, England

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Zsuzsanna Kondor
National University of Public Service, Former Head of Managing Authority of Operational Programme Technical Assistance and Head of Coordination Managing Authority, Budapest

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Antonio Capobianco
Senior Expert in Competition Law Enforcement, Competition Division, OECD, Paris

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Pawel Nowicki
Assistant professor Nicolaus Copernicus University, Faculty of Law and Administration, Department of European Law, Torun, Poland

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Sarah Schoenmaekers
Assistant Professor European Law, Maastricht University

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Alexandra Terzaki
Terzaki Unternehmensberatung, Vienna

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Venue

Exclusive Venue in the Centre of Rome

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Interactive Workshop | 23.05.2019 - 24.05.2019 | Rome | Language English
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Essentials of Public Procurement
Regular fee / Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€1.640,00
Essentials of Public Procurement
Reduced fee for public authorities / Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr für Angehörige einer Hochschule/Behörde
€1.240,00

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