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The Time Has Come: Federal Procurement Act 2018 Just Around The Corner In Austria
More than four years after the entry into force of the new EU Public Procurement Directive (2014/24/EU), more than two years after the deadline for transposition and more than one year...
6 Jul 2018
Austria Fails To Implement New Procurement Directives In Time
On 18 April 2016 the two-year transition period for implementing the new Directives on public procurement law 2014/23/EU, 2014/24/EU, and 2014/25/EU ("Directives") lapsed.
10 May 2016
Centralised Purchasing Bodies / Do Austrian Courts Have Jurisdiction Over German Procurement Procedures?
In light of a general shortage of budget funds in the public sector, contracting authorities intend to bundle and pool their purchasing quantities to gain positive efficiency and pricing effects.
31 Mar 2016
Contracting Authorities May Exclude Tenderers On Basis Of Criminal Charges
Under Austrian (and EU) public procurement law, authorities can exclude economic operators that are considered unreliable and therefore unsuitable to be awarded a public contract.
18 Feb 2016
Court Confirms Advance Effects Of The New Procurement Directives
As sufficiently known by practitioners of public procurement law, the transition pe-riod for the new Directives on public procurement law 2014/23/EU, 2014/24/EU and 2014/25/EU, which entered into force in March 2014, will predominantly elapse on 18 April 2016.
European Union
6 Aug 2015
"Fair Procurement" - Initiative Requires MEAT As Sole Award Criterion For Construction Contracts
In March 2014, three new EU Directives on public procurement law ("new Directives") entered into force, introducing significant adjustments to the current regime such as new procedures, new provisions on award criteria, and new exclusion grounds.
23 Feb 2015
Extension Of The Threshold Regulation Until The Year 2016
The "threshold regulation" adjusting (raising) the sub-thresholds of the Austrian Procurement Act will be extended once again, namely for two more years.
1 Oct 2014
Voluntary Ex Ante Transparency Notice Does Not Provide A Clean Bill Of Health For Awarding A Contract Without Prior Publication
The ECJ has ruled that the so-called "voluntary ex ante transparency notice" under certain circumstances does not preclude review authorities from declaring a contract ineffective.
European Union
24 Sep 2014
Corruptive Behavior In Public Procurement Procedures As A Deal Breaker For Mergers And Acquisitions Transactions?
In light of the economic significance of public procurement and the respective volume of public expenditure in Europe (public sector spending accounts for approximately 20% of EU GDP) it is a well-established and unsurprising fact that public procurement proceedings are particularly vulnerable to corruption.
30 Mar 2014
New Approaches For The Procurement Of R&D, Innovative Products & Services
The proposals for Public Procurement Directives are expected to increase the uptake of PPI by providing several instruments allowing the strategic use of public procurement to spur innovation.
European Union
28 Jan 2014
New Public Procurement Directives Adopted
On 15 January 2014, the European Parliament adopted a package of three new public procurement directives ("Directives") replacing the Public Sector Directive (Directive 2004/18/EC) and the Utilities Directive (Directive 2004/17/EC) and introducing a directive on concessions.
20 Jan 2014
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