Law and economics of framework agreements: designing flexible solutions for public procurement

  • 19 Jan 2021
  • Zoom, 9:00-10:30 GMT
  • EBRD
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The application of framework agreements can reduce costs, improve efficiency and add transparency to the public procurement process. The risks however of improper implementation are high, and can undermine cost efficiency, increase waste and leave the process open to abuse and corruption.

The webinar will:

  • Present the Russian version of the book ‘Law and and Economics of Framework Agreements. Designing Flexible Solutions for Public Procurement’, translated and prepared by EBRD
  • Discuss the benefits of framework agreements and the risks associated with the improper implementation of framework agreements
  • Consider the legal and economic aspects, as well as key decisions required for designing and the effective implementation of framework agreements.

The above topics will be discussed with Caroline Nicholas, Head of Technical Assistance at UNCITRAL and Gian Luigi Albano, Head of Division at Consip Spa, the National Central Purchasing Body (Italy), the authors of the above-mentioned book.

This webinar will be of interest to government officials and other stakeholders interested in reforming and implementing framework agreements in their jurisdictions.

In this regard, LTP has translated this book into Russian language, as this book will be of interest to policymakers, lawyers and public procurement practitioners from CIS countries who want to deepen their understanding of the legal and economic issues surrounding framework agreements. The electronic copy of the Russian version of the book ‘Law and Economics of Framework Agreements. Designing Flexible Solutions for Public Procurement’ you can find on the EBRD website.

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