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Annual Conference on European Public Procurement Law 2018

  • Update on latest developments in EU policy;
  • Recent jurisprudence at EU and national level;
  • Public procurement and EU external trade relations  Procurement, competition and corruption


This year’s annual conference will bring practitioners up to date with the latest trends and current issues in EU public procurement law. The focus will be on EU policy developments, recent jurisprudence of the CJEU and national courts, public procurement and EU external trade relations and the interplay between public procurement, competition and corruption.

Key topics

  • The Commission’s 2017 Public Procurement Package
  • Professionnalisation of EU public procurement
  • Procurement by EU institutions
  • Joint cross-border procurement
  • Recent jurisprudence of the CJEU and of national courts
  • Public procurement and EU external trade relations
  • Procurement, competition and corruption


Click here to view the full conference programme.


Who should attend?

Ministry officials and other civil servants dealing with public procurement matters, lawyers in private practice and in-house counsel.


  • Christopher Bovis, Professor of Business Law, Business School, University of Hull
  • Anne Fischer-Braams, Partner, Maasdam Broers Fischer Advocaten, Vice-chairperson of the Dutch Public Procurement Experts Committee, The Hague
  • Roberto Caranta, Professor of Administrative Law, University of Turin
  • Michel Grévoul, Director for State Purchases, Ministry of Finance, Paris
  • Endre Juhász, Judge, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg
  • Jakub Kodym, Head of Procurement Service Logistics, European Parliament, Luxembourg
  • Marzena Rogalska, Acting Director, Single Market for Public Administrations Directorate and Head of Public Procurement Strategy Unit, DG GROW, European Commission, Brussels
  • Rebecca Schäffer, Partner, Avocado Rechtsanwälte, Cologne/Brussels
  • Tünde Tátrai, Associate Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest
  • Michael Jürgen Werner, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Brussels

CPD: ERA`s programmes meet the standard requirements for recognition as Continuing Professional Development (CPD). This event corresponds to 9 CPD hours.

How to attend

To book your place, please click here.

Early registration discount: 10% before 22nd February 2018.


Fees Standard EU and ERA patrons Young Lawyers and other groups Discount Voucher Code
Registration before 22/02  €711.00  €426.60  €533.25  €533.25
Registrations after 22/02  €790.00  €474.00  €592.50  €592.50


Discounts available:

25 % - For young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on registration); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions

25 % - Discount Voucher Code
If you have a discount voucher code, please click on the option above and enter the code in the Voucher Field when you register.

40 % - Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany and the German states, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, City of Trier)

40 % - Fellows of the European Law Institute

For more details and any questions you might have please contact Avgustina Lazarova, Course Director, at or Julia Reitz, Assistant, at


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