Today is 'electronic procurement day' in the EU

Although the general deadline for transposition of the 2014 public procurement Directives was April 2016, Article 90 of Directive 2014/24/EU provided the Member States more time to get their act together in what concerns electronic procurement.

Well, the deadline for transposition of the remaining electronic procurement obligations contained in the Directive is today.

Now the million dollar question in the Member States that are yet to transpose (or implement) such provisions is: which have direct effect?

Procurement Week presentation on electronic procurement in Portugal

A couple of weeks ago I delivered a presentation on electronic procurement in Portugal at this year's Procurement Week conference in Bangor. As some of you have asked for the presentation, here it is embedded in all its glory. A downloadable PDF is available on the Presentations tab.