Access to European Public Policy ~ Aird & Berlis Webinar


The rise of international procurement opportunities has opened new doors in Europe for buyers and sellers alike. In order to best leverage procurement opportunities, international bidders must have a keen understanding the context, procedures and challenges surrounding European procurements. Whether it be the evolving regime of free trade agreements, directives and regulations within the EU or the looming effects of Brexit, knowing how to navigate this complex and dynamic space will result in better outcomes for you and your business.

Join our panel of Canadian and European procurement experts as they provide an overview of public procurement in Europe, with a special focus on the Benelux.

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. ET

Format: Webinar

Cost: Complimentary

This webinar has been postponed

Topics include:

  • The procedures and timelines for public procurements
  • How to use platforms and databases to find and access tenders
  • Best practices for participating in bid opportunities
  • Canada-EU trade relations
  • Background and ramifications of free trade agreements
  • Considerations to using a European legal entity for procurements

CPD for Lawyers from Ontario, Canada: 1 Substantive Hour

A link to the archived material and CPD information will be emailed to registrants one week following the webinar. Please note that we do not provide CPD certificates as hours are self-reported.

Olivier Costa
Trade & Economic Counselor

Benny Gommers
Public Tendering Expert

Donald Johnston
Aird & Berlis LLP

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