This seventh volume of the European Procurement Law Series contains an in depth analysis of the qualification phase - exclusion, qualification, selection, and shortlisting. The topic is of crucial importance in EU tender procedures and has been considered in numerous disputes in the European Union. This volume supplements the fifth volume about the award phase. The book also considers the implications of the new public procurement directive with focus on the qualification phase and includes an analysis of the implementation of the new directive in a range of Member States.
The publication follows an original comparative approach covering diversified national approaches to EU public procurement law. It provides the reader with an insight that cannot be found elsewhere and includes specific chapters on the state of law and developments in France, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Portugal, and Romania. In addition, it contains a number of comparative chapters on specific issues of particular interest in theory and practice. The book will be a valuable tool for development of public procurement regulation and practice in the EU and is of interest to practitioners, national law makers, complaints boards, national courts, the European Commission and the Court of Justice and academics.