War-Related Procurements: Germans Procurement Reaction

By horak. Attorneys-at-Law

Facilitations under public procurement law for war-related procurements The situation in Ukraine is keeping us with bated breath. Never before have we realised how everything in our modern world is connected like a jigsaw puzzle, and never before have we realised that if one piece of the puzzle is lost, nothing fit anymore. As in…

Terminology Twist – Procurement

By horak. Attorneys-at-Law

Does a procurement manager have something to do with a procurement proceeding? Well, the answer is easy: The job title “Procurement Manager” is synonymous of “Purchasing Manager” or “Buyer”. In German you can speak of procurement manager or buyer. The Procurement Manager is responsible in a company mainly for everything that has to do with…

Electronic procurement (eProcurement)

By horak Lawyers

Electronic procurement (eProcurement) permits procurement procedures to be handled entirely online. The advantages: Due to the uniform procedures, online procurement is more efficient and cheaper both for the contracting authority and for private-sector contractors. Promoting eProcurement With regard to contracts above the EU thresholds, all tender documents, and particularly the specification, must now (since 18…