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“Buy Local / National” Moves In Public Procurement Could Lead To Dangerous Protectionist Behaviour

We need to stress the benefits of openness and value




Defence Procurement – Why Don’t Nations Collaborate?

Two major factors get in the way




Innovative Public Procurement – European Commission Conference in Berlin

Highlights from keynote speakers




Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – Negotiations Hitting The Rocks?

The TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) talks have failed, according to the German Economics Minister last week. Sigmar Gabriel, who is also Germany’s vice chancellor, said that the free trade deal forged between the EU and Canada was fairer for both sides. During a question-and-answer session in Berlin he said that “the negotiations with…




Fraudulent Charities and Schools – We Need More Procurement Rigour In Spending Public Money

More examples of fraud against the taxpayer




EU Public Procurement Review – How Does Your Country Score?

How does your country perform?




This Week’s News from the Public Procurement Cafe

Public sector stories from around Europe this week




Law Firm Dentons Update on Implementation of EU Directives

A useful guide to the situation in ten countries




Electronics Watch – Public Procurement Gets Involved in Human Rights Issues

Event next week in Greeenwich brings together experts from around the world




Tragedy in Paris and Will Nationalism Hit Public Procurement?

If countries become more inward-looking, what happens to EU procurement?