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Are sickness insurance funds contracting authorities?

In the Oymanns judgment (case C-300/07, 11 June 2009), the ECJ confirmed that German statutory sickness insurance funds are contracting authorities under the procurement Directive 2004/18.

The Court followed the Opinion of Advocate-General Mazák on a preliminary ruling from the Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf in a case between an orthopaedic footwear maker, Hans & Christophorus Oymanns GbR, Orthopädie Schuhtechnik and AOK Rheinland/Hamburg.



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