IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND PPP
Firm’s leading lawyer Mr Eriks Mezalis participated in the meeting of European Commission Public Procurement Stakeholder Expert Group. Meeting was held in Brussels, on December 8, 2016. The task of the group is to provide the Commission with high quality legal, economic, technical and/or practical insight and expertise with a view to assisting it in shaping the public procurement policy of the EU.
Firm’s leading lawyer Mr Eriks Mezalis on January 31 represented AS „Augstsprieguma tīkls” (a utility company – independent transmission system operator) in the Latvia’s Public Procurement Review Body. The case was initiated after complaint of a supplier regarding requirements of tender documentation of a negotiated procedure carried out by AS „Augstsprieguma tīkls”. It was decided by the Review Body to recognize compliant ungrounded and to allow to proceed with negotiated procedure.
Firm’s leading lawyer Mr Eriks Mezalis was on a mission to Geneva, Switzerland, from February 20 to February 23, 2017. Mission was carried out within the framework of WTO GPA TC Facility project. On February 21 Eriks participated in the workshop devoted to implementation of electronic reverse auctions in the procurement systems of different jurisdictions. Eriks led a presentation on an electronic reverse auctions within Uncitral Model Law on Public Procurement. On February 23 Eriks assisted the Armenian delegation in the WTP GPA Committee meeting.