Legislation & Case Law
Policy & Research
- UK Goverment ICT Strategy
The UK Government's ICT strategy for the public sector (27/1/2010)
- Guide to the Community Rules on Public Procurement of Services...
Other than in the Water, Energy, Transport and Telecommunications Sectors Directive 92/50/EEC
- Explanatory Note on the EC Competitive Dialogue Award Procedure
Introduced by the "Classic Directive" (2004/18/EC)
- Explanatory Note on EC Framework Agreements
covered by the Classic Directive (2004/18/EC)
- New EU Public Procurement Directives
- Commission Staff Working Document
European Code of Best Practices Facilitating Access by SMEs to Public Procurement Contracts
- The Public Procurement Directives:
Transposition in EU Member States - Briefing Note 2006
- Evaluation of the impact of the EU Public procurement Directives:
1993 to 2002
- Neutral Government Software Procurement Policies Create Significant Opportunities in Innovation, Local Economic Growth, and Jobs
This report states that neutral government software procurement policies leads to growth, innovation and job creation. It also provies some case studies as to the status of neutrality in some key countries.
- New EU Public Procurement Directives - Maintaining Neutrality in Software Procurement (2004)
Amongst other relevant issues, this legal note prepared by the law firm Linklaters De Bandt, Brussels, concludes that "new Public Procurement Directive confirms that non-discriminatory technology neutrality is the law of the EU. Imposing OSS in the framework of public procurement directly excludes certain companies (namely, the companies developing proprietary software) from participating to a tender. As such, this exclusion is prohibited by the EU Public Procurement Directive."
- IACCM submissions made to the Obama initiative on contract reform
This document provides the IACCM's input to the Obama Administration's initiative for contract reform as well as the role of contract practice and policy in securing public sector goals. (Registration required)
- RAND Working Paper - Evaluating Public Procurement Contracting
This project memorandum is an extension of an earlier report examining the prevalence and implications of procurement practices that limit the benefits foreseen in the European public procurement framework, especially as regards complex ICT goods and services.