E.U. Moves Forward With Public Procurement Probes

Law360, New York (December 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The European Commission has taken action against five member states over concerns about breaches of the European Union’s public procurement laws.

The E.C. disclosed on Wednesday that it had sent “reasoned opinions” to Spain, Austria, Germany, and Poland. The E.C. has also targeted Greece over public procurements, referring the country to the European Court of Justice for its actions involving a railway project and the construction of a thermoelectric plant.

The E.C. complained that the public service contract awarded for construction and electromechanical work on Greece’s...
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