What does the new national procuerement legislation mean specifically to the tending companies? In the seminar HPP’s public procurement professionals explained, what will change in practice as the new procurement legislation will come into force. The seminar also dealt with the newest case-law of the Market Court and the Supreme Administrative Court. The seminar was opened by Jouni Alanen, Partner at HPP, who was soon followed by the Senior Administrative Secretary of Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Markus Ukkola. Ukkola talked about the background of the reform, the key changes, and the next steps of the legislative process.
Attorney Klaus Majamäki gave a presentation on the scope of the procurement legislation and on the obligation to invite tenders. Partner Jouni Alanen continued along the same lines about the new in house provisions. Senior Associate Perttu Koivula held a presentation on the main changes in the procurement procedures and on the selection of the best tenders. With procurement agreements as his subject, Partner Kari-Matti Lehti talked about the optimisation of tenders and about securing a position in agreement negotiations. The seminar was concluded by a discussion.