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EU Procurement rules adoptedBy Clare Reddy, Owen Williams
On 15 January 2014 the EU Parliament approved updated procurement directives, including a new directive on concession contracts. We have listed the approved texts, which you can download.
Framework agreementsBy Clare Reddy, Owen Williams
Framework agreements offer a potential solution as contracting authorities attempt to minimise the impact of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 on their business. In this inbrief, Clare Reddy and Owen Williams discuss the framework agreement and where and when they should be used.
Area of law: Construction11th March 2014, 8:00am - 6:00pm, Palais des festivals, Cannes, 64000, France
Delay: you cannot be serious!By James Levy
In an article written for PLC Construction, James Levy discusses the frequent occurrence of delays in construction projects. As this affects the timescale of the project, it gives rise to the right to terminate.