Public Procurement & State Aid Post-Brexit - What Next?
Public procurement law and the principles of State Aid are each EU constructs and whilst the UK was in the EU they had to be part of UK law.
This webinar will provide an overview of the extent to which they are likely to remain part of UK law now the UK has have left the EU and will examine the short, medium and longer term implications of Brexit on public procurement and State Aid. It will include consideration of WTO rules.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- The proposed law on public procurement and its practical implications for:
- Procurements incomplete as at 31 December 2020
- For existing contracts expiring post 1 January 2021
- New procurements
- The similarities and differences between the proposed law and the two 2019 Public Procurement Regulations?
- The likely treatment of past and future decisions of the European Court of Justice by UK judges
- Devolution and what might happen when public procurement is devolved to the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland Parliaments
- State Aid:
- The government’s proposal that similar rules will be enforced by the Competition and Markets Authority
- The proposed The State Aid (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
- Key WTO rules and how they differ from EU regulation
This pre-recorded webinar will be streamed at 12:30pm on Wednesday 10th February 2021 and will remain available to view by delegates who have registered by then for 90 days.
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