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Public Procurement: Global Revolution

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ISBN13: 9789041196620
ISBN: 9041196625
Published: October 1998
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £126.00



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The title of this book reflects the enormous changes that have occurred in the legal regulation of public purchasing in the 1990's. These changes have two main drivers. The first is the implementation of national reform programmes in public procurement, especially in developing countries and those countries making the transition from planned to market economies, which have been encouraged by international institutions such as the World Bank and UNCITRAL. The second is the efforts that have been made to open up government procurement markets to international trade, both through regional agreements and globally through the World Trade Organization. These agreements have required many states to modify their national procurement rules or to introduce regulation in procurement for the first time.;This book brings together experts from academia, practice and the international institutions to describe the major global developments that have occurred in public procurement regulation, and to examine some of the key current policy issues. The book covers both the domestic and international perspectives on regulation, and also examines the relationship between them. Topics covered include the UNCITRAL Model Law and its influence on procurement reform; problems of reform in developing and transition economies; World Bank procurement procedures; the implications of information technology for procurement regulation; the challenge of widening participation in global and regional agreements and of making these agreements work; regulating defence procurement; and the use of procurement to promote social and environmental policies.

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Contents:
National and International Perspectives on the Regulation of Public Procurement: Harmony or Conflict? S. Arrowsmith.
2. The Economic Impact of the European Union Regime on Public Procurement: Lessons for the WTO; H. Gordon, S. Arrowsmith.
3. Defence Procurement, the Single Market and the European Armaments Agency; K. Hartley.
4. National Models for the Regulation of the Acquisitions of Armaments: Towards a European Defence Procurement Code; M. Trybus.
5. The UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services and Its Impact on Procurement Reform; R.R. Hunja.
6. Procurement Regulation and Emerging Economies. The Examples of Laos and Bhutan; P. Trepte.
7. Corruption in Developing Countries and in Countries in Transition: Legal and Economic Perspectives; J. Linarelli.
8. A Critical Analysis of the Procurement Procedures of the World Bank; T. Tucker.
9. Information and Communication Technology Issues in International Public Procurement; A. Haagsma.
10. The Scope for Post-Tender Negotiations in International Tendering Procedures; K. Kruger.
11. Environmental Issues in International Public Procurement; P. Kunzlik.
12. Social Policy Issues in Public Procurement: A Legal Overview; C. McCrudden.
13. Problems of Industrial Policy in High Technology Collaborative Procurement; S. Kahn.
14. Private Procurement in Public Infrastructure: Some Strategic Issues; J. Linarelli.

Series: International Economic Development Law

Mercosur: Trade and Investment Amid Financial Crisis ISBN 9789041199188
Published June 2003
Kluwer Law International
£138.00
Public Procurement ISBN 9789041198907
Published October 2002
Kluwer Law International
£141.00
Korea's Banking Law Reform ISBN 9789041198952
Published October 2002
Kluwer Law International
£135.00
Legal Systems as a Determinant of FDI: V. 13
Amanda PerryQueen Mary, University of London
ISBN 9789041198532
Published September 2001
Kluwer Law International
£128.00
Asia Pacific Economic Integration and the GATT/WTO Regime ISBN 9789041197450
Published October 1999
Kluwer Law International
£188.00
Bank Failures and Bank Insolvency Law in Economies in Transition ISBN 9789041197146
Published April 1999
Kluwer Law International
£175.00
Emerging Financial Markets and Secured Transactions ISBN 9789041106759
Published July 1998
Kluwer Law International
£318.00
Emerging Financial Markets and the Role of International Financial Organizations ISBN 9789041109095
Published March 1996
Kluwer Law International
£268.00
The Development Cooperation Policy of the EC ISBN 9789041107442
Published December 0002
Kluwer Law International
£136.00