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Uniplex (UK) Limited v Uniplex: ECJ 28 Jan 2010

ECJ Directive 89/665/EEC – Procedures for review of the award of public contracts – Period within which proceedings must be brought – Date from which the period for bringing proceedings starts to run. Judges: JN Cunha Rodrigues (Rapporteur), President of the Second Chamber Citations: [2010] 2 CMLR 47, [2010] PTSR 1377, [2010] EUECJ C-406/08, C-406/08 … Continue reading Uniplex (UK) Limited v Uniplex: ECJ 28 Jan 2010

Uniplex (UK) Limited v Uniplex (Law Relating To Undertakings): ECJ 29 Oct 2009

ECJ Public procurement Directive 89/665/EEC – Review procedure under national law – Effective legal protection -Limitation periods – Point at which time starts running – Whether the applicant knew or ‘ought to have’ known of the breach of procurement law Requirement that proceedings be brought ‘promptly’. Citations: C-406/08, [2009] EUECJ C-406/08 – O Links: Bailii … Continue reading Uniplex (UK) Limited v Uniplex (Law Relating To Undertakings): ECJ 29 Oct 2009

Gesellschaft fur Abfallentsorgungs-Technik GmbH (GAT) v Osterreichische Autobahnen und Schnellstrassen AG (OSAG): ECJ 19 Jun 2003

Europa Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public contracts – Directive 89/665/EEC – Review procedures concerning the award of public contracts – Power of the body responsible for review procedures to consider infringements of its own motion – Directive 93/36/EEC- Procedures for the award of public supply contracts – Selection criteria – Award criteria Citations: … Continue reading Gesellschaft fur Abfallentsorgungs-Technik GmbH (GAT) v Osterreichische Autobahnen und Schnellstrassen AG (OSAG): ECJ 19 Jun 2003

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority v Energysolutions EU Ltd (Now Called ATK Energy EU Ltd): SC 11 Apr 2017

This is an appeal on preliminary points of European Union and domestic law regarding the circumstances in which damages may be recoverable for failure to comply with the requirements of the Public Procurement Directive (Parliament and Council Directive 2004/18/EC on the coordination of procedures for the award of public works contracts, public supply contracts and … Continue reading Nuclear Decommissioning Authority v Energysolutions EU Ltd (Now Called ATK Energy EU Ltd): SC 11 Apr 2017

Strabag and Others (Freedom To Provide Services): ECJ 30 Sep 2010

ECJ Directive 89/665/EEC – Public procurement – Review procedures – Actions for damages – Unlawful award – National rule on liability based on a presumption that the contracting authority is at fault. Citations: C-314/09, [2010] EUECJ C-314/09, ECLI:EU:C:2010:567, [2011] 1 CMLR 26 Links: Bailii Statutes: Directive 89/665/EEC Jurisdiction: European Cited by: Cited – Nuclear Decommissioning … Continue reading Strabag and Others (Freedom To Provide Services): ECJ 30 Sep 2010

Lammerzahl GmbH v Freie Hansestadt Bremen: ECJ 7 Jun 2007

Judgment – Law Relating To Undertakings – Public contracts Directive 89/665/EEC Review procedures concerning the award of public contracts Limitation period Principle of effectivenessArticle 1 of the Directive required member states to take the measures necessary to ensure that: ‘as regards contracts falling within the scope of Directive 2004/18/EC, decisions taken by the contracting authorities … Continue reading Lammerzahl GmbH v Freie Hansestadt Bremen: ECJ 7 Jun 2007

Espace Trianon SA, Societe wallonne de location-financement SA (Sofibail) v Office communautaire et regional de la formation professionnelle et de l’emploi (FOREM) (Law Relating To Undertakings): ECJ 8 Sep 2005

ECJ Public procurement – Directive 89/665/EEC – Review procedures concerning the award of public contracts – Persons to whom review procedures must be available – Tender by a consortium – Prohibition against members of a consortium bringing an action individually – Meaning of ‘interest in obtaining a public contract’. Citations: C-129/04, [2005] EUECJ C-129/04 Links: … Continue reading Espace Trianon SA, Societe wallonne de location-financement SA (Sofibail) v Office communautaire et regional de la formation professionnelle et de l’emploi (FOREM) (Law Relating To Undertakings): ECJ 8 Sep 2005

Stadt Halle, RPL Recyclingpark Lochau GmbH v Arbeitsgemeinschaft Thermische Restabfall- und Energieverwertungsanlage TREA Leuna: ECJ 11 Jan 2005

ECJ Directive 92/50/EEC – Public service contracts – Award with no public call for tenders – Award of the contract to a semi-public undertaking – Judicial protection – Directive 89/665/EEC ECJ The City of Halle had decided to award a contract for the handling and disposal of its waste to RPL, a company with limited … Continue reading Stadt Halle, RPL Recyclingpark Lochau GmbH v Arbeitsgemeinschaft Thermische Restabfall- und Energieverwertungsanlage TREA Leuna: ECJ 11 Jan 2005

Siemens and ARGE v Telekom and Partner: ECJ 18 Mar 2004

ECJ Public contracts – Directive 89/665/EEC – Review procedures concerning the award of public contracts – Effects of a decision by the body responsible for review procedures annulling the decision by the contracting authority not to revoke the procedure by which a contract was awarded – Restriction on the use of subcontracting Judges: V Skouris … Continue reading Siemens and ARGE v Telekom and Partner: ECJ 18 Mar 2004

Grossmann Air Service, Bedarfsluftfahrtunternehmen GmbH and Co. KG v Republik Osterreich: ECJ 12 Feb 2004

ECJ Public procurement – Directive 89/665/EEC – Review procedures for the award of public contracts – Articles 1(3) and 2(1)(b) – Persons to whom review procedures must be available – Definition of interest in obtaining a public contract. Citations: C-230/02, [2004] EUECJ C-230/02, [2004] ECR I-1829 Links: Bailii Statutes: Directive 89/665/EEC Jurisdiction: European Administrative Updated: … Continue reading Grossmann Air Service, Bedarfsluftfahrtunternehmen GmbH and Co. KG v Republik Osterreich: ECJ 12 Feb 2004

EVN AG et Wienstrom GmbH v Republik Osterreich: ECJ 4 Dec 2003

ECJ Directive 93/36/EEC – Public supply contracts – Concept of the most economically advantageous tender – Award criterion giving preference to electricity produced from renewable energy sources – Directive 89/665/EEC – Public procurement review proceedings – Unlawful decisions – Possibility of annulment only in the case of material influence on the outcome of the tender … Continue reading EVN AG et Wienstrom GmbH v Republik Osterreich: ECJ 4 Dec 2003

Fritsch, Chiari and Partner, Ziviltechniker GmbH and Others v Autobahnen- und Schnellstrassen-Finanzierungs-AG: ECJ 19 Jun 2003

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public contracts – Directive 89/665/EEC – Review procedures concerning the award of public contracts – Article 1(3) – Persons to whom review procedures must be available – Definition of interest in obtaining a public contract Citations: C-410/01, [2003] EUECJ C-410/01 Links: Bailii Statutes: Directive 89/665/EEC European Updated: … Continue reading Fritsch, Chiari and Partner, Ziviltechniker GmbH and Others v Autobahnen- und Schnellstrassen-Finanzierungs-AG: ECJ 19 Jun 2003

HI Hospital Ingenieure Krankenhaustechnik PlanungsgesmbH: ECJ 18 Jun 2002

ECJ Public service contracts – Directive 92/50/EEC – Procedure for the award of public service contracts – Directive 89/665/EEC – Scope – Decision to withdraw an invitation to tender – Judicial review – Scope. Citations: C-92/00, [2002] EUECJ C-92/00 Links: Bailii Statutes: Directive 92/50/EEC, Directive 89/665/EEC Cited by: Cited – Montpellier Estates Ltd v Leeds … Continue reading HI Hospital Ingenieure Krankenhaustechnik PlanungsgesmbH: ECJ 18 Jun 2002

NATS (Services) Ltd v Gatwick Airport Ltd and Another: TCC 2 Oct 2014

NATS had tendered unsuccessfully for a contract to provide air traffic control services at Gatrwick airport, and challenged the award. GAL denied that the Regulations applied and now sought disapplication of the automatic suspension from the award of contracts pending resolution. Held: The automatic suspension under the Regulations should not be lifted. The issue of … Continue reading NATS (Services) Ltd v Gatwick Airport Ltd and Another: TCC 2 Oct 2014

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

Club Hotel Loutraki and Others: ECJ 6 May 2010

Directive 92/50/EEC Public service contracts Service concessions Mixed contract – Contract including the transfer of a block of shares in a public casino business – Contract under which the contracting authority entrusts to the contracting undertaking the management of a casino business and the execution of a development plan consisting in upgrading the casino premises … Continue reading Club Hotel Loutraki and Others: ECJ 6 May 2010

Commission v Vanbreda Risk and Benefits: ECJ 23 Apr 2015

ECJ Appeals – Order for interim measures – Public service contracts – Procurement procedure concerning the supply of insurance services for property and persons – Rejection of the bid made by a tenderer and decision to award the contract to another tenderer – Application for suspension of operation – Particularly serious prima facie case – … Continue reading Commission v Vanbreda Risk and Benefits: ECJ 23 Apr 2015

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

Orizzonte Salute: ECJ 6 Oct 2015

(Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directive 89/665/EEC – Public procurement – National legislation – Fees for access to administrative proceedings in the field of public procurement – Right to an effective remedy – Dissuasive fees – Judicial review of administrative decisions – Principles of effectiveness and equivalence – Effectiveness ECLI:EU:C:2015:655, [2015] EUECJ C-61/14 … Continue reading Orizzonte Salute: ECJ 6 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

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

Ministero dell’Interno v Fastweb SpA: ECJ 11 Sep 2014

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public procurement – Directive 89/665/EEC – Article 2D(4) – Interpretation and validity – Procedures for review of the award of public supply and public works contracts – Ineffectiveness of the contract – Exception T. von Danwitz, P C-19/13, [2014] EUECJ C-19/13, ECLI:EU:C:2014:2194 Bailii Directive 89/665/EEC 2D(4) … Continue reading Ministero dell’Interno v Fastweb SpA: ECJ 11 Sep 2014

Universale-Bau and others v Entsorgungsbetriebe Simmering GmbH: ECJ 12 Dec 2002

ECJ Judgment – Directive 93/37/EEC – Public works contracts – Definition of ‘contracting authority’ – Body governed by public law – Restricted procedure – Rules for weighting of criteria for selecting candidates invited to tender – Advertisement – Directive 89/665/EEC – Review procedures relating to public procurement – Time-limits for review J-P Puissochet, P C-470/99, … Continue reading Universale-Bau and others v Entsorgungsbetriebe Simmering GmbH: ECJ 12 Dec 2002

European Commission v Ireland: ECJ 23 Dec 2009

ECJ (Judgment Of The Court (Second Chamber)) Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Directives 89/665/EEC and 92/13/EEC – Public supply and public works contracts – Review procedure against a contract award decision – Guarantee of effective review – Minimum period to be ensured between notification to the unsuccessful tenderers of the decision … Continue reading European Commission v Ireland: ECJ 23 Dec 2009

Fastweb Spa v Azienda Sanitaria Locale Di Alessandria: ECJ 4 Jul 2013

ECJ Public procurement – Directive 89/665/EEC – Public procurement review – Action brought by an unsuccessful tenderer for review of a decision awarding a contract – Action for review based on the ground that the bid selected did not meet the technical specifications for the contract – Counterclaim made by the successful tenderer alleging that … Continue reading Fastweb Spa v Azienda Sanitaria Locale Di Alessandria: ECJ 4 Jul 2013

Jivraj v Hashwani: SC 27 Jul 2011

The parties had a joint venture agreement which provided that any dispute was to be referred to an arbitrator from the Ismaili community. The claimant said that this method of appointment became void as a discriminatory provision under the 2003 Regulations. The High Court found the appointment to be outwith the provisions, but this was … Continue reading Jivraj v Hashwani: SC 27 Jul 2011

Puligienica Facility Esco SpA v Airgest SpA: ECJ 5 Apr 2016

ECJ (Judgment) (Grand Chamber) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Public service contracts – Directive 89/665/EEC – Article 1(1) and (3) – Review procedures – Application for annulment of the decision awarding a public contract by a tenderer whose bid was not successful – Counterclaim brought by the successful tenderer – Rule derived from national … Continue reading Puligienica Facility Esco SpA v Airgest SpA: ECJ 5 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

Commission v Ireland (Law Relating To Undertakings): ECJ 29 Oct 2009

Europa Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations Public works contracts Directives 93/37/EEC and 89/665/EEC – Obligation of the contracting authority to inform an unsuccessful tenderer of the award decision Review procedures under national law Effective legal protection Decisions open to challenge Limitation periods Length of the period Requirement to bring proceedings ‘at the … Continue reading Commission v Ireland (Law Relating To Undertakings): ECJ 29 Oct 2009

Unison, Regina (on The Application of) v Lord Chancellor: SC 26 Jul 2017

The union appellant challenged the validity of the imposition of fees on those seeking to lay complaints in the Employment Tribunal system. Held: The appeal succeeded. The fees were discriminatory and restricted access to justice. The consequence of the order had been very substantially to reduce the number of cases coming before the tribunal, and: … Continue reading Unison, Regina (on The Application of) v Lord Chancellor: SC 26 Jul 2017