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Categories:
European Law
Competition Law & Anti-Trust
Procurement & Outsourcing
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast series aim to provide practitioners with a detailed discussion of the public procurement changes which were introduced by the new EU public procurement rules at the end of 2014. The UK government began to implement the changes in early 2015 and this podcast series discusses the implementation process and the changes in considerable detail. In the first part of this series discussion covers various stages of the procurement process, and the related changes, including documentation, negotiation, awards and selection.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate the reasons behind the new EU public procurement rules;
  • Understand the time limits which apply to Member States in terms of implementation;
  • Know how the documentation stage is going to change;
  • Have considered the impact changes will have on negotiations;
  • Be aware of changes in relation to awards and selection;
  • Understand how grounds for exclusion has changed.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast series Totis Kotsonis, a partner from Eversheds, discusses the recent changes to public procurement both at the EU and UK level. Part One of this CPDcast series provides practitioners with a detailed overview of the changes in relation to several stages of the procurement process, namely: the documentation stage; negotiation stage; selection stage; and award stage. This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 28.49

Date Recorded: 19th March 2015

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