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eVigilo Ltd v Priesgaisrines apsaugos ir gelbejimo departamentas prie Vidaus reikalu ministerijos: ECJ 12 Mar 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Directives 89/665/EEC and 2004/18/EC – Principles of equal treatment and transparency – Connection between the successful tenderer and the contracting authority’s experts – Obligation to take that connection into account – Burden of proving bias on the part of an expert – Such … Continue reading eVigilo Ltd v Priesgaisrines apsaugos ir gelbejimo departamentas prie Vidaus reikalu ministerijos: ECJ 12 Mar 2015

Tirkkonen; Intervener Maaseutuvirast: ECJ 1 Mar 2018

Judgment – Freedom of Establishment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Directive 2004/18/EC – Tendering procedure for public contracts for farm advisory services – Whether or not there is a public contract – Scheme for obtaining services open to any economic operator who satisfies previously established conditions – Scheme not subsequently … Continue reading Tirkkonen; Intervener Maaseutuvirast: ECJ 1 Mar 2018

Lloyd’s of London v Agenzia Regionale per la Protezione dell’Ambiente della Calabria: ECJ 8 Feb 2018

(Competition – Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Articles 49 and 56 TFEU – Directive 2004/18/EC – Reasons for exclusion from a tendering procedure – Insurance services – Participation of several Lloyd’s of London syndicates in the same tendering procedure – Signature of tenders by the Lloyd’s of London General Representative … Continue reading Lloyd’s of London v Agenzia Regionale per la Protezione dell’Ambiente della Calabria: ECJ 8 Feb 2018

Impresa Di Costruzioni Ing E Mantovani and Guerrato SpA v Provincia autonoma di Bolzano: ECJ 20 Dec 2017

Freedom of Establishment – Freedom To Provide Services Approximation of Laws – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public works contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 45(2) and (3) – Conditions for exclusion from participation in public procurement – Declaration regarding the absence of convictions of former directors of the tendering company – Criminal conduct … Continue reading Impresa Di Costruzioni Ing E Mantovani and Guerrato SpA v Provincia autonoma di Bolzano: ECJ 20 Dec 2017

Medisanus doo v Splosna Bolnisnica Murska Sobota: ECJ 8 Jun 2017

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Medicinal products for human use – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 2 and Article 23(2) and (8) – Articles 34 and 36 TFEU – Public contract for supplying a hospital – National legislation requiring that hospitals are to be supplied as a matter of priority … Continue reading Medisanus doo v Splosna Bolnisnica Murska Sobota: ECJ 8 Jun 2017

Remondis GmbH and Co KG v Region Hannover: ECJ 21 Dec 2016

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Article 4(2) TEU – Respect for the national identity of the Member States inherent in their fundamental political and constitutional structures, including local and regional self-government – Internal organization of the Member States – Communities Territorial legislation – Legal instrument creating a new public-law entity and … Continue reading Remondis GmbH and Co KG v Region Hannover: ECJ 21 Dec 2016

Connexxion Taxi Services BV v Staat der Nederlanden (Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport): ECJ 14 Dec 2016

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public service contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 45(2) – Personal situation of the candidate or tenderer – Optional grounds of exclusion – Grave professional misconduct – National legislation providing for a case-by-case assessment in accordance with the principle of proportionality – Decisions of the contracting … Continue reading Connexxion Taxi Services BV v Staat der Nederlanden (Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport): ECJ 14 Dec 2016

Ciclat Soc Coop v Consip SpA and Others: ECJ 10 Nov 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 45 – Articles 49 and 56 TFEU – Public procurement – Conditions for exclusion from a procedure for the award of public works contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts – Obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions – Social … Continue reading Ciclat Soc Coop v Consip SpA and Others: ECJ 10 Nov 2016

Tecnoedi Costruzioni Srl v Comune di Fossano: ECJ 6 Oct 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public works contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 7(c) – Threshold amount for public contracts – Threshold not reached – Abnormally low tenders – Automatic exclusion – Discretion of the contracting authority – Obligations of the contracting authority arising from freedom of establishment, freedom to provide services … Continue reading Tecnoedi Costruzioni Srl v Comune di Fossano: ECJ 6 Oct 2016

Politano C-225/15: ECJ 8 Sep 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Article 49 TFEU – Freedom of establishment – Betting and gambling – Restrictions – Overriding reasons of public interest – Proportionality – Public procurement – Conditions for participating in a call for tenders and assessment of economic and financial standing – Exclusion of the tenderer for not … Continue reading Politano C-225/15: ECJ 8 Sep 2016

Finn Frogne A/S v Rigspolitiet ved Center for Beredskabskommunikation: ECJ 7 Sep 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 2 – Principle of equal treatment – Obligation of transparency – Contract for the supply of a complex communications system – Difficulties in performance of the contract – Disagreement of the parties in regard to areas of responsibility – Settlement … Continue reading Finn Frogne A/S v Rigspolitiet ved Center for Beredskabskommunikation: ECJ 7 Sep 2016

Wroclaw – Miasto Na Prawach Powiatu v Minister Infrastruktury i Rozwoju: ECJ 14 Jul 2016

(Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directive 2004/18/EC – Public works contracts – Regularity of the obligation imposed on tenderers to perform a certain percentage of the contract without using subcontractors – Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 – General provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund – … Continue reading Wroclaw – Miasto Na Prawach Powiatu v Minister Infrastruktury i Rozwoju: ECJ 14 Jul 2016

Tns Dimarso NV v Vlaams Gewest: ECJ 14 Jul 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public supply contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 53(2) – Award criteria – Most economically advantageous tender – Method of evaluation – Weighting rules – Obligation for the contracting authority to specify in the call for tenders the weighting of the award criteria – Scope of the … Continue reading Tns Dimarso NV v Vlaams Gewest: ECJ 14 Jul 2016

Ambisig v AICP: ECJ 7 Jul 2016

ECJ (Judgment) References for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 48(2)(a)(ii), second indent – Technical abilities of economic operators – Direct effect – Means of evidence – Hierarchical relationship between the private purchaser’s certification and the tenderer’s unilateral declaration – Principle of proportionality – Prohibition on introducing substantive changes to … Continue reading Ambisig v AICP: ECJ 7 Jul 2016

Falk Pharma v DAK-Gesundheit: ECJ 2 Jun 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 1(2)(a) – Concept of ‘public contract’ – Scheme for acquiring goods consisting of the authorisation as a supplier of any economic operator who meets the predetermined criteria – Supply of medicinal products that are refundable under a general social security … Continue reading Falk Pharma v DAK-Gesundheit: ECJ 2 Jun 2016

Ing Aigner (Law Relating To Undertakings): ECJ 10 Apr 2008

ECJ Public contracts – Directives 2004/17/EC and 2004/18/EC – Contracting entity pursuing activities falling in part within the field of application of Directive 2004/17/EC and in part within that of Directive 2004/18/EC – Body governed by public law – Contracting authority. C-393/06, [2008] EUECJ C-393/06 Bailii Directive 2004/17/EC, Directive 2004/18/EC European European Updated: 16 January … Continue reading Ing Aigner (Law Relating To Undertakings): ECJ 10 Apr 2008

Ostas Celtnieks SIA v Talsu novada pasvaldiba: ECJ 14 Jan 2016

ECJ Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Economic and financial standing – Technical and/or professional ability – Articles 47(2) and 48(3) – Tender specifications laying down the obligation for a tenderer to conclude a cooperation agreement or to set up a partnership with the entities on whose capacities … Continue reading Ostas Celtnieks SIA v Talsu novada pasvaldiba: ECJ 14 Jan 2016

Regiopost v Stadt Landau in der Pfalz: ECJ 17 Nov 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Article 56 TFEU – Freedom to provide services – Restrictions – Directive 96/71/EC – Article 3(1) – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 26 – Public procurement – Postal services – Legislation of a regional entity of a Member State requiring tenderers and their subcontractors to undertake to … Continue reading Regiopost v Stadt Landau in der Pfalz: ECJ 17 Nov 2015

Grupo Hospitalario Quiron v Departamento de Sanidad del Gobierno Vasco: ECJ 22 Oct 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public service contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC ruling – Article 23(2) – Management of public health services – Provision of health services under the remit of public hospitals in private establishments – Requirement that the services be provided in a particular municipality C-552/13, [2015] EUECJ C-552/13, ECLI:EU:C:2015:713 … Continue reading Grupo Hospitalario Quiron v Departamento de Sanidad del Gobierno Vasco: ECJ 22 Oct 2015

Impresa Edilux and SICEF v Assessorato Beni Culturali e Identita Siciliana: ECJ 22 Oct 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Directive 2004/18/EC – Grounds for exclusion from participation in a tendering procedure – Contract falling below the threshold of application of that directive – Fundamental rules of the FEU Treaty – Declaration of acceptance of a legality protocol on combating criminal activity – … Continue reading Impresa Edilux and SICEF v Assessorato Beni Culturali e Identita Siciliana: ECJ 22 Oct 2015

Consorci Sanitari Del Maresme v Corporacio de Salut del Maresme i la Selva: ECJ 6 Oct 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Article 267 TFEU – Jurisdiction of the Court – Status of the referring body as a court or tribunal – Independence – Compulsory jurisdiction – Directive 89/665/EEC – Article 2 – Bodies responsible for review procedures – Directive 2004/18/EC – Articles 1(8) and 52 – Public … Continue reading Consorci Sanitari Del Maresme v Corporacio de Salut del Maresme i la Selva: ECJ 6 Oct 2015

ASL N.5 ‘Spezzino’, And Others: ECJ 14 Dec 2011

ECJ Reference for a preliminary ruling – Ambulance services – National legislation reserving ambulance services for public health establishments to be registered voluntary associations fulfilling the legal requirements on a preferential basis – Compatibility with EU law – Public procurement – Articles 49 TFEU and 56 TFEU – Directive 2004/18/EC – Mixed services, covered both … Continue reading ASL N.5 ‘Spezzino’, And Others: ECJ 14 Dec 2011

Croce Amica One Italia v Azienda Regionale Emergenza Urgenza (AREU), intervener: Consorzio Lombardia Sanita: ECJ 11 Dec 2014

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public services contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Directive 89/665/EEC – Personal situation of the candidate or tenderer – Provisional award of the contract – Criminal investigations initiated in respect of the legal representative of the successful tenderer – Decision by the contracting authority not to proceed with … Continue reading Croce Amica One Italia v Azienda Regionale Emergenza Urgenza (AREU), intervener: Consorzio Lombardia Sanita: ECJ 11 Dec 2014

Cartiera Dell’Adda SpA v CEM Ambiente SpA: ECJ 6 Nov 2014

ECJ Judgment – Public procurement – Principles of equal treatment and transparency -Directive 2004/18/EC – Grounds for excluding a tenderer from participating – Article 45 – The personal situation of the candidate or tenderer – Compulsory statement concerning the person designated as ‘technical director’ – Statement not included with the tender – Exclusion from the … Continue reading Cartiera Dell’Adda SpA v CEM Ambiente SpA: ECJ 6 Nov 2014

Privater Rettungsdienst Und Krankentransport Stadler v Zweckverband Rettungsdienst und fur Feuerwehralarmierung Passau: ECJ 10 Mar 2011

ECJ Public procurement – Directive 2004/18/EC – Public service concession – Rescue service – Distinction between ‘public service contract’ and ‘service concession’ K. Lenaerts, P [2011] EUECJ C-274/09 Bailii Directive 2004/18/EC Citing: Opinion – Privater Rettungsdienst Und Krankentransport Stadler v Zweckverband Rettungsdienst und fur Feuerwehralarmierung Passau ECJ 9-Sep-2010 ECJ Opinion – Freedom To Provide Services … Continue reading Privater Rettungsdienst Und Krankentransport Stadler v Zweckverband Rettungsdienst und fur Feuerwehralarmierung Passau: ECJ 10 Mar 2011

Commission v Spain (Freedom Of Establishment): ECJ 26 May 2011

ECJ Judgment – Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Directives 93/37/EEC and 2004/18/EC – Procedures for the award of public works contracts – Urban development legislation of the Autonomous Community of Valencia K. Lenaerts, P [2011] EUECJ C-306/08 Bailii Directive 2004/18/EC, Directive 93/37/EEC Citing: Opinion – Commission v Spain (Freedom Of Establishment) … Continue reading Commission v Spain (Freedom Of Establishment): ECJ 26 May 2011

Commission v Netherlands: ECJ 15 Dec 2011

ECJ Opinion – Failure Of A Member State To Fulfil Obligations – Procurement – Organic Products – Fair Trade – friendly products environmentally and socially responsible – Sustainable Economics – Labels ‘Max Havelaar’ and ‘EKO’ – Principles of Procurement – Technical Specifications – Environmental Characteristics – Ability and choice of participants – Technical and professional … Continue reading Commission v Netherlands: ECJ 15 Dec 2011

Commission v Netherlands: ECJ 10 May 2012

ECJ Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Directive 2004/18/EC – Procedures for the award of public works contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts – Contract for the supply, installation and maintenance of dispensing machines for hot drinks, and the supply of tea, coffee and other ingredients – Article 23(6) and … Continue reading Commission v Netherlands: ECJ 10 May 2012

Consorzio Stabile Libor Lavori Pubblici v Comune di Milano: ECJ 10 Jul 2014

ECJ Judgment – Request for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Contracts falling below the threshold provided for in Directive 2004/18/EC – Articles 49 TFEU and 56 TFEU – Principle of proportionality – Conditions for exclusion from a tender procedure – Criteria for qualitative selection relating to the personal situation of the tenderer – … Continue reading Consorzio Stabile Libor Lavori Pubblici v Comune di Milano: ECJ 10 Jul 2014

DWF Llp v Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, Acting On Behalf of The Insolvency Service: CA 8 Jul 2014

The claimant firm of solicitors challenged the decision made by the respondent in the award of contracts to provide legal services to the respondent. Held: Sir Robin Jacob, giving the judgment of the Court of Appeal with which the other members agreed, decided not to deal with an argument that modified principles should apply in … Continue reading DWF Llp v Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, Acting On Behalf of The Insolvency Service: CA 8 Jul 2014

The Law Society, Regina (on the Application of) v Legal Services Commission: CA 29 Nov 2007

The Law Society challenged the new contract proposed for legal aid providers, saying that the Unified Contract reserved too great powers to alter its terms unilaterally, and was in breach of the European Directive on standards for public procurement contracts. Held: The contract was invalid. Where amendments to the tender criteria or to the contract … Continue reading The Law Society, Regina (on the Application of) v Legal Services Commission: CA 29 Nov 2007

ASL N.5 ‘Spezzino’ And Others (Advocate General’s Opinion): ECJ 30 Apr 2014

ECJ Opinion – Articles 49 TFEU and 56 TFEU – Directive 2004/18/EC – Public service contracts – Medical transport services – Award of contracts without call for tenders – Voluntary organisations – Reimbursement of costs Wahl AG C-113/13, [2014] EUECJ C-113/13 – J Bailii Cited by: Opinion – ASL N.5 ‘Spezzino’, And Others ECJ 14-Dec-2011 … Continue reading ASL N.5 ‘Spezzino’ And Others (Advocate General’s Opinion): ECJ 30 Apr 2014

Centro Hospitalar De Setubal v Eurest Portugal – Sociedade Europeia Restaurantes Lda: ECJ 27 Feb 2014

ECJ Opinion – Public procurement – Directive 2004/18/EC – No obligation to organize a tender procedure under the rules of EU law (internal or ‘in house’ award) – Condition of ‘similar control’ – Bidder legally distinct from the contracting authority in the form of a non-profit organization – Participation of private capital in the interests … Continue reading Centro Hospitalar De Setubal v Eurest Portugal – Sociedade Europeia Restaurantes Lda: ECJ 27 Feb 2014

Achema and Achema Gas Trade v Commission (State Aid – Aid To Litgas for The Supply of A Minimum Quantity of LNG – Judgment): ECFI 8 Sep 2021

State aid – Aid to Litgas for the supply of a minimum quantity of LNG to the LNG terminal at the sea port of Klaipeda – Decision not to raise objections – Safeguarding procedural rights – EU framework for State aid in the form of public service compensation – Service of general economic interest – … Continue reading Achema and Achema Gas Trade v Commission (State Aid – Aid To Litgas for The Supply of A Minimum Quantity of LNG – Judgment): ECFI 8 Sep 2021

IVD Gmbh and Co. Kg v Arztekammer Westfalen-Lippe: ECJ 12 Sep 2013

ECJ Public procurement – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 1(9), second subparagraph, point (c) – Concept of ‘body governed by public law’ – Condition relating to the financing of the activity, or to management supervision, or to supervision of the activity by the State, by regional or local authorities or other bodies governed by public law … Continue reading IVD Gmbh and Co. Kg v Arztekammer Westfalen-Lippe: ECJ 12 Sep 2013

European Commission v Kingdom of The Netherlands: ECJ 11 Jul 2013

ECJ Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Directive 2004/18/EC – Scope ratione temporis – Public works concession – Sale of land by a public body – Construction project established by that body for the redevelopment of public spaces C-576/10, [2013] EUECJ C-576/10 Bailii Directive 2004/18/EC European Updated: 15 November 2021; Ref: scu.512338

Piepenbrock Dienstleistungen Gmbh and Co. Kg v Kreis Duren: ECJ 13 Jun 2013

ECJ Public contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Definition of ‘public contract’ – Article 1(2)(a) – Contract concluded between two local authorities – Transfer by one entity of the responsibility for cleaning certain of its buildings to another entity in return for financial compensation T. von Danwitz, P C-386/11, [2013] EUECJ C-386/11 Bailii Directive 2004/18/EC European … Continue reading Piepenbrock Dienstleistungen Gmbh and Co. Kg v Kreis Duren: ECJ 13 Jun 2013

Azam and Co v Legal Services Commission: ChD 5 May 2010

The claimant solicitors had failed to submit their tender for a new contract in time. The respondent refused to accept the late submission. The claimant said that the respondent had not directly notified it of the deadline and so failed to meet its obligations under the 2006 Act and European law, and that the refusal … Continue reading Azam and Co v Legal Services Commission: ChD 5 May 2010

Partner Apelski Dariusz: ECJ 7 Apr 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Directive 2004/18/EC – Technical and/or professional abilities of economic operators – Article 48(3) – Possibility to rely on the capacities of other entities – Conditions and procedures – Nature of the links between the tenderer and the other entities – Amendment of the tender … Continue reading Partner Apelski Dariusz: ECJ 7 Apr 2016

Healthcare at Home Ltd v The Common Services Agency: SC 30 Jul 2014

The court asked how to apply the concept in European law of ‘The reasonably well-informed and diligent tenderer’. The pursuer had had a contract for the delivery of healthcare services, but had lost it when it was retendered. Held: When an unsuccessful tenderer for a public contract challenges that award, the issue as to whether … Continue reading Healthcare at Home Ltd v The Common Services Agency: SC 30 Jul 2014

Brent London Borough Council and Others v Risk Management Partners Ltd: SC 9 Feb 2011

The council had put out to tender its insurance requirements. The respondent submitted its bid. The council then withdrew the tender in order to take up membership of a mutual company providing such services created by local authorities in London. The authority argued that the arrangement was exempt under the judgment in Teckal which allowed … Continue reading Brent London Borough Council and Others v Risk Management Partners Ltd: SC 9 Feb 2011

Azienda Sanitaria Locale Di Lecce v Ordine Degli Ingegneri Della Provincia Di Lecce: ECJ 19 Dec 2012

ECJ (Grand Chamber) Public contracts – Directive 2004/18/EC – Article 1(2)(a) and (d) – Services – Study and evaluation of the seismic vulnerability of hospital structures – Contract concluded between two public entities, one of which is a university – Public entity capable of being classified as an economic operator – Contract for pecuniary interest … Continue reading Azienda Sanitaria Locale Di Lecce v Ordine Degli Ingegneri Della Provincia Di Lecce: ECJ 19 Dec 2012

Ambisig v Nersant: ECJ 26 Mar 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directive 2004/18/EC – Public service contracts – Conduct of the procedure – Contract award criteria – Qualifications of the staff assigned to performance of the contract T von Danwitz P C-601/13, [2015] EUECJ C-601/13, [2015] WLR(D) 145, ECLI:EU:C:2015:204 Bailii, WLRD Directive 2004/18/EC European Administrative Updated: 01 … Continue reading Ambisig v Nersant: ECJ 26 Mar 2015

Impresa Pizzarotti v Comune di Bari: ECJ 15 May 2014

ECJ Opinion – Procurement – Directives 93/37/EEC and 2004/18/EC – Concept of ‘public works contract’ – Contract concluded for the lease of a book not yet built – Scope of the principle of the rule of res judicata in the event of a situation incompatible with the law of the Union Nils Wahl AG C-213/13, … Continue reading Impresa Pizzarotti v Comune di Bari: ECJ 15 May 2014