Ground covered this week
This week Albert and I covered the last two exceptions to the application of Part 2 (exclusive rights and public-public cooperation) and three specific situations whereby Part 2 rules were explicitly extended to contracts that one might think would not be covered. These are extensions for subsidised contracts, research and development services and also defence and security.
What is coming up next week
Next week we will cover another two Regulations related with specific situations in defence and security markets. By Wednesday, we will move into Section 2, containing more general rules such as principles of procurement, economic operators and reserved contracts. I suspect that these three Regulations will give us plenty of fodder for discussion.
Week 3 entries
Regulation 11 - Service Contracts Awarded on the basis of an exclusive right
Regulation 12 - Public contracts between entities in the public sector
Regulation 13 - Contracts subsidised by contracting authorities
Regulation 14 - Research and Development Services
Regulation 15 - Defence and Security