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Public Procurement Regulation in the EU and in its Global Context

Programme Authors/Tutors and Syllabus

Disclaimer: at the time of publishing the information below is correct and we do not expect it to change. However, we reserve the right to modify the content of the course and the tutors should it become necessary. 

Below is the unit listing from 2019/20. Some of the content is currently under review, however, overall the content may only shift in one or two units.

Module 1: Policy, Scope and Principles of the Regime and the Essential Procurement Decisions

Unit 1: Introduction
Unit 2: The scope of Application of Procurement Law
Unit 3: Tender Evaluation
Unit 4: Tenderer Selection and Exclusion
Unit 5: The Key Underlying EU Law: General Principles, Competition and State Aid


Module 2: Application of Procurement Law Issues in the Face of Modern Challenges and the Need to Achieve Efficiency

Unit 6: Public Procurement and the Wider Policy Agenda
Unit 7: The Flexibilities of the System
Unit 8: Central Purchasing Bodies and Other Purchasing Systems, Different Models of Framework Agreements and Issues with Electronic Procurement
Unit 9: The Role of Procurement Law in the Performance Phase
Unit 10: Utilities Sectors and Concessions, The Particularities of Defence Procurement from Three Perspectives


Module 3: Enforcement and the Wider World

Unit 11: Remedies and Challenges for breach of procurement obligations: EU and National Remedies
Unit 12: Procurement Law in the Wider World


Authors and Tutors

Michael Bowsher QC, Barrister, Monckton Chambers and Visiting Professor at King’s College London

Andrea Sundstrand, Associate Professor, Law Faculty, Stockholm University

Abby Semple, Principal Consultant, Public Procurement Analysis

Dr. Pascal Friton, LL.M, Rechtsanwalt, BLOMSTEIN

Dr. Hans-Joachim Priess, LL.M, Rechtsanwalt, BLOMSTEIN

Nathy Dunleavy, Barrister

Geo Quinot, Vice Dean, Faculty of Law, Professor, Department of Public Law, Stellenbosch University

Jane Jenkins, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Kate Gough, Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Gabriella M. Racca, Full Professor of Administrative Law and Deputy Director of the Department of Management, University of Turin

Catherine Donnelly B.L., Barrister, Law Library, Dublin and Blackstone Chambers, Associate Professor and Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin

Lieutenant Colonel Dan Schoeni, United States Air Force

Christopher Yukins, Lynn David Research Professor in Government Procurement Law; Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program, George Washington University Law School

Caroline Nicholas, Senior Legal Officer, International Trade Law Division,(UNCITRAL Secretariat), United Nations Office of Legal Affairs

Dr Marta Andrecka, Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen

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