The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the laws and regulations of Public Procurement practice across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about government contracting laws, complex contracts, the evaluation of bids and common challenges .

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Catherine Bingham of Dentons.

2nd Edition | Published: January 2021

Hot Topic: New Government Tender and Procurement Law (GTPL) in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is the prime economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Kingdom’s public expenditure in infrastructure, health care, transport and other government-driven sectors is eminent in the MENA region. In an unmatched reform program under its vision 2030, the Kingdom is aiming to construct an economic, …

Hot Topic: How public procurement in France faces the Covid-19 crisis and now turns to a promising future

Public procurement in France represents more than 10% of the gross domestic product each year and amounts to around 200 Bn €. It is therefore key for the French economy and a key factor for the government to (re)boost the economy. Potential and current operators of the public sector, whether local or based abroad, thus …

Austria

Schiefer Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Brazil

Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques

Colombia

Chemás & Asociados

Denmark

Poul Schmith

France

Fleurus Avocats

India

Phoenix Legal

Italy

Police & Partners

Mexico

Galicia Abogados SC

Norway

Arntzen de Besche

Panama

Galindo, Arias & López

Portugal

Miranda & Associados

Saudi Arabia

Al-Enezee Legal Counsel in association with EKP

Sweden

Advokatfirman Cederquist

Switzerland

Bratschi Ltd

Turkey

ASC Law Office

United States

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Zambia

Mulenga Mundashi Legal Practitioners