Doing business with the European Commission

The European Commission is the executive arm of the European Union: it administrates the EU budget and supervises the implementation of common policies. To carry out its tasks, the European Commission needs a wide array of goods and services, ranging from consultancy on policies and legislation, to courier services, office equipment and maintenance of premises. […]

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In English
Public procurement : Commission recognises need for accelerated procurement procedure

In its conclusions of 12 December the European Council invited the Commission to adopt a number of measures in response to the financial crisis.  The public procurement Directive 2004/18/EC allows recourse to accelerated procedures where justified on the grounds of urgency. The Commission recognises that the exceptional nature of the current economic situation can justify […]

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