Playing within the rules: regeneration projects and EU procurement - a return to life before Roanne?



As many public bodies and prospective developers have found to their cost, the application of the procurement rules to development agreements following the case of Jean Auroux and others v Commune of Roanne has delayed many schemes. Public bodies have been forced to stop and consider whether an Official Journal competition process is needed, at a time when the market is already facing the challenges arising from the economic downturn.

Wouldn't it make life simpler for developers and public sector bodies if we could turn back the clock to the time before Roanne?

Our specialists have prepared an analysis on how this could be made a reality.


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Sarah Punshon, associate, +44 (0)121 629 1904,

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