Bid Exclusion Risks in Public Procurement Procedures.With focus on Competition and New Data Protection Rules related Breaches.


Experienced professors and practitioners from UK shed light on bid exclusion risks in public procurement procedures, with a focus on the breach of the competition and new data protection rules.

The conference focuses on the effects of breach of the competition and data protection rules on public procurement procedures, especially with respect to exclusion of bids, award criteria, evaluation of bids and award of contract.

Some of the highlights at Bid Exclusion Risks in Public Procurement Procedures Conference include:

 Bid exclusions based on poor past performance and grave professional misconduct

 Effects of the new Data Protection Regulation on public procurement procedures

 Competition implications with respect to bid rigging and creation of consortia (including exchange of sensitive information) in public procurement procedures

Event Schedule.Duration: 9.00 - 16.00


9.00-9.30 – Registration

9.30-10.00 – Opening Speech – Mr. Silviu – Cristian Popa, President of the National Council for Solving Complaints

10.00-11.30 – Bid exclusions based on poor past performance and grave professional misconduct, with a focus on the breach of competition rules (excluding bid rigging). Self-cleaning. Competition and public procurement risks in case the bidder participated to the drafting of the award documentation. Practical examples; references to the case-law of CJEU – Mr. Peter Trepte

11.30-12.00 – Coffee Break

12.00 -13.30 – Competition implications with respect to bid rigging and creation of consortia (including exchange of sensitive information) in public procurement procedures. Practical examples; references to the case-law of CJEU – Mr. Aris Georgopoulos

13.30-14.30 – Networking Lunch

14.30-16.00 – Effects of the new Data Protection Regulation on public procurement procedures. Practical examples. Mr. Roger Bickerstaff

Silviu - Cristian Popa


Silviu – Cristian Popa is the President of National Council for Solving Complaints since February 2016. Mr. Popa holds a bachelor of laws degree, a master degree from the National School for Political and Administrative Studies and an MBA from the Maastricht School of Management.

Peter Trepte


Peter Trepte has law degrees from the UK and France and a doctorate from the Netherlands. He is currently a practising barrister with Littleton Chambers in London and of Counsel to Grayston & Company in Brussels. He is a senior fellow in Public Procurement Law at the University of Nottingham and head of the unit on Corruption and Public Procurement. He advises and represents public and private sector clients on issues of EC procurement rules as well as on the application of the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement.

Roger Bickerstaff


Roger Bickerstaff is an internationally regarded Tech and public procurement lawyer, and he is a Partner with Bird&Bird London. Roger has over 20 years’ experience of advising on commercial and procurement law matters relating to large-scale IT projects. Roger is well-known as an expert in EU procurement law, particularly relating to IT projects. He is a part time lecturer in procurement law matters at Nottingham and Rome universities.

Aris Georgopoulos


Aris Georgopoulos is Assistant Professor in European and Public Law at the School of Law of the University of Nottingham. He is also member of the Athens Bar, registered at the Athens Court of Appeal and Head of the Research Unit for Strategic and Defence Procurement of the Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG). Dr Georgopoulos has acted as expert advisor to a number of national authorities of EU Member States and national authorities of other countries in the framework of European Union’s CARDS capacity building program -on the review of their domestic public procurement legislation.

Registration Fee.

750 RON / person – one delegate

650 RON / person – two delegates

600 RON / person – three or more delegates

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Bid Exclusion Risks in Public Procurement Procedures. With focus on Competition and new Data Protection Rules related breaches

750 lei

SKU PP032017

Get additional price to 650 RON / person if you bring one colleague or 600 RON / person if you bring at least 2 colleague.

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Crowne Plaza Bucharest, Bulevardul Poligrafiei 1, Bucharest 013704

Event Location.


Crowne Plaza Bucharest,
Bulevardul Poligrafiei 1, București 013704