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VERGABERECHT

  • Vergaberecht aus Bietersicht samt wesentlicher Neuerungen infolge der (voraussichtlichen) BVergG-Novelle 2017“, In-house Workshop von Jugend am Werk (Wien, Österreich, 28. August 2017)
  • Ways for Ukrainian companies to team-up with an Austrian partner – pros & cons of forming a consortium, acting as a subcontractor or a supplier”, presentation at the seminar “Access opportunities for Ukrainian companies to the Austrian public procurement market: How to be successful in public tenders in Austria”, organized by the Austrian Embassy in Ukraine and SCHNITZER LAW (Kiev, Ukraine, June 19, 2017)
  • Types of tender procedures and how Ukrainian companies may prove their eligibility in public procurement processes in Austria”, presentation at the seminar “Access opportunities for Ukrainian companies to the Austrian public procurement market: How to be successful in public tenders in Austria”, organized by the Austrian Embassy in Ukraine and SCHNITZER LAW (Kiev, Ukraine, June 19, 2017)
  • In case something goes wrong – bid protests before the independent public procurement review bodies in Austria”, presentation at the seminar “Access opportunities for Ukrainian companies to the Austrian public procurement market: How to be successful in public tenders in Austria”, organized by the Austrian Embassy in Ukraine and SCHNITZER LAW (Kiev, Ukraine, June 19, 2017)
  • "Best practices emerged from current legislation and its enactment in the EU Member States or E.C.J case law: Changes during the term of a public contract”, member of panel and presentation at the workshop “International exchange of best practices in public procurement”, organized by CNSC (National Council for Solving Complaints) and the European Union (Bucharest, Romania, June 5, 2015)
  • What types of complaint mechanism to implement?”, member of panel and presentation at the “Regional Seminar on Enhancing Public Procurement Regulation”, co-organised by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE ) (Vienna, Austria, May 28, 2015)

  • "Advantages and types of framework agreements”, member of panel and presentation at the workshop on “Best practice for framework agreements in Mongolia” organized by the Government Procurement Agency of Mongolia and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, March 30, 2015)
  • Austria – public procurement review system in federal country”, member of panel and presentation at the “Capacity Building Session for Observers from Eastern Europe/Central Asia to WTO Agreement on Government Procurement” organized by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (Geneva, Switzerland, February 12, 2015)
  • "Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises – Encouraging Participation: The case of the European Union & practical examples", member of panel and presentation at the workshop "Good Practices in Modernising Public Procurement, Part 2" organized by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (Kuwait City, Kuwait, April 23, 2014)
  • "Key components of an effective remedy system and what private companies & procuring entities must know when dealing with review procedures – practical examples" member of panel and presentation at the workshop "Good Practices in Modernising Public Procurement, Part 2" organized by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (Kuwait City, Kuwait, April 22, 2014)
  • "Remedies and bid challenge mechanism. Good practices in relation to Article 9 UNCAC", member of panel and presentation at the "Second Expert Meeting on Transparency, Competition and Objectivity in Public Procurement" organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) (Laxenburg, Austria, May 22, 2013)
  • "How to award additional works in construction projects", workshop leader, member of panel and presentation at the workshop "Best Practice for Procurement of Works – Market Considerations and Contractual Aspects" organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (Kiev, Ukraine, September 7, 2012)
  • "How to structure tender procedures for the procurement of works – best practice examples", workshop leader, member of panel and presentation at the workshop “Best Practice for Procurement of Works – Market Considerations and Contractual Aspects" organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (Kiev, Ukraine, September 6, 2012)
  • "Proposals for a regulatory framework implementing framework agreements in the Ukrainian Public Procurement Practice" member of panel and presentation at the round table discussion “Essential Steps to Launch Framework Agreements for Public Procurement in Ukraine” organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the EU Project: Harmonisation of Competition and Public Procurement systems in Ukraine with EU standards (Kiev, Ukraine, September 5, 2012)
  • "A Case Study: Crucial aspects for efficient framework agreements and call off contracts within framework agreements & centralised purchasing body" member of panel and presentation at the round table discussion “Essential Steps to Launch Framework Agreements for Public Procurement in Ukraine” organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the EU Project: Harmonisation of Competition and Public Procurement systems in Ukraine with EU standards (Kiev, Ukraine, September 5, 2012)
  • "Defense Acquisitions I", chair at the 5th International Public Procurement Conference (Seattle, USA, August 17, 2012)
  • "Important case law regarding the EU Utilities Directive – the implementation of the EU Utilities Directive in the EU Member States" member of panel and presentation at the round table “Specific problems of the EU Utilities Directive” organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and the EU Project: Harmonisation of Competition and Public Procurement systems in Ukraine with EU standards (Kiev, Ukraine, April 19, 2012)
  • "What private companies & procuring entities must know when dealing with review procedures – practical examples" member of panel and presentation at the seminar “Public procurement review procedure: complaint and evidence" organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and the EU Project: Harmonisation of Competition and Public Procurement systems in Ukraine with EU standards (Kiev, Ukraine, April 18, 2012)
  • "Cloud computing and public procurement law: How does a government agency conclude a contract with a cloud provider?" member of panel and presentation at the event "Cloud Computing Forum" hosted by Wolf Theiss attorneys-at-law and Microsoft Austria (Vienna, Austria, January 25, 2012)
  • "e-Procurement Policy in International Legal Documents", member of panel and presentation at the seminar “Best practice for e-Procurement" organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and SIGMA (Kiev, Ukraine, December 1, 2011)
  • "The growth of Transparency: The evolution of bid protest mechanism in the European Union" member of panel and presentation at the ABA 2011 Annual Meeting, Section of Public Contract Law (Toronto, Canada, August 7, 2011)
  • "Selected Topics of EU Public Procurement Law" member of panel and presentation at the seminar "Selling Products and Services to Governments in the European Union — Critical Legal Developments", hosted by Arnold & Porter LLP and co-sponsored by Wolf Theiss attorneys-at-law (Washington D.C., USA, April 5, 2011)
  • "Introduction to Romanian Public Procurement Law – From the tender notice to the end of the selection stage", member of panel and presentation at a seminar hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service and Wolf Theiss attorneys-at-law (Bucharest, Romania, December 6, 2010)