Global Compliance News reports that the current climate surrounding the COVID-19 crisis requires a significant level of flexibility in contractual relationships. To provide flexibility, the public procurement process has been accelerated to help reduce deadlines for submission request. Permitting direct awards and providing a range of options available to contracting authorities.
It gives guidance on: accelerating procurement procedures during COVID-19; direct awards as a general rule and other options available to contracting authorities, with specific provisions for the defence sector. It then gives and final remarks and lessons learned.
In Public Procurement World you can find formation about the world’s most important public procurement laws and guidance in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.