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International Public Procurement:

A Guide to Best Practice 
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International Public Procurement: Global Best Practice
Consulting editor: Roberto Hernández García- COMAD, SC
Publication date: August 2009
Format: Hardback
Length: 453 pages
Price: £109.00
ISBN: 9781905783281

Public procurement rules are intended to ensure the best terms for government and the adequate protection of suppliers and contractors who sell their goods and services to the State. This practical title is particularly timely given the evolution and improvement in public procurement regimes in many jurisdictions.

This unique title contains contributions from leading experts around the world who explain the best practice in public procurement in their jurisdictions. In addition to 19 jurisdictional chapters by leading professionals, featured chapters include contributions on United Nations best practice, the European directives, how countries are fighting corruption in the field and how PPP projects are procured.

Legal advisers, government officers, consultants and academics will find the book useful in providing practical ideas regarding how best practices have been implemented in different jurisdictions and the results of such implementation.


It helps us understand the essence of what makes for good procurement, and it enables us to learn from achievements and mistakes made all over the world.

Arent van Wassenaer, Allen & Overy
Construction Law International, March 2010

Those involved in international public procurement ...will find much useful information as to the current trends in procurement and how internationally “best practices” have been implemented as well as the results of that implementation.

Dr Cyril Chern
Crown Office Chambers
Construction Law Journal