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Efficiency and Effectiveness in Public Sector Management: The Regulation of Public Markets and Public-Private Partnerships and Its Impact on Contemporary Theories of Public Administration journal article

Christopher Bovis

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 8 (2013), Issue 2, Page 186 - 199

I. Introduction The public sector integration in the European Union has been an integral part to the concept of the internal market. It provides for economic and policy justifications for establishing a genuinely competitive environment within which both private and public markets may function and inter- State trade patterns flourish. The economic approach to the regulation of the public sector aims at the integration of public markets across the


Access to Justice and Remedies in Public Procurement journal article

Christopher Bovis

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 7 (2012), Issue 3, Page 195 - 202

The essential European instruments allowing for access to Justice of the parties involved in a Procurement process are the Remedies Directives. This article reviews the problems which emerged and the three principles on the basis of which the ECJ interpreted and applied these texts: on the one hand the principle of procedural autonomy and on the other the principles of effectiveness and procedural equality. I. Introduction The Remedies Directives1 brought a dece


Regulatory Trends in Public Procurement at the EU Level journal article

Christopher Bovis

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 7 (2012), Issue 4, Page 221 - 227

Within 2013, the European Union will have seen another set of reforms to the EU Public Procurement framework. These reforms aim at linking the Euro 2020 Strategy and public procurement from a macro-perspective which focuses on growth and competitiveness. The significance of liberalised and integrated public procurement as an essential component of the Single Market is well documented.1 Public procurement regulation in the European Union has been influ


Risk and Public-Private Partnerships journal article

Christopher Bovis

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 7 (2012), Issue 1, Page 44 - 56

I. Introduction The Public-Private Partnerships offering has been utilised as a credible solution to bridge the infrastructure deficit of many States in both the developed and developing world. PPPs can provide a number of specific benefits to the public sector. In particular, they can offer value for money solutions, where the PPP can attain lower costs, higher levels of service through innovation and reduced risk for the public sector. One of the mo