Damages in EU Public Procurement Law

  • Hanna Schebesta

Part of the Studies in European Economic Law and Regulation book series (SEELR, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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  3. The EU Perspective on Damages

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  4. The National Perspectives

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  5. Transversal Discussion of Damages

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  6. Conclusions and the Way Forward

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      Pages 225-225
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About this book


The book surveys the enforcement of EU law through the lens of damages claims for violations of EU public procurement rules. The first part clarifies the requirements on damages claims under both public procurement and general EU law, notably the public procurement remedies directives and doctrines such as procedural autonomy, effective judicial protection and Member State liability. The second part focuses on comparative law, covering England, France, Germany, and the Netherlands, and provides an overview of national regulation and case law of damages litigation in the area of public procurement. A third part discusses the constitutive and quantification criteria of the damages remedy from a comparative and EU law perspective. It explores the lost chance, which functionally emerges as a compromise capable of mitigating the typically problematic nature of causation and uncertainty in public procurement constellations. The book concludes with a proposal for legislative intervention regarding damages in public procurement.


Competition law damages and public procurement Competition law, budget law Damages Claims for Violations of EU Public Procurement Law EU Directive 2007/66 EU Procurement Law and Damages EU Public Procurement Policy Field Indeterminacy and Conflation of Liabilities Institutional Liability Legislative intervention on damages in public procurement Member State Liability Applied in Public Procurement Public Procurement Regulation Public procurement markets Quantification of Damages Recoverable losses Remedies Directives in the ECJ’S Case Law The Lost Chance in Public Procurement Damages Claims

Authors and affiliations

  • Hanna Schebesta
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  1. 1.Department of LawEuropean University InstituteFlorenceItaly

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